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Layne Murdoch/Getty Images In the spirit of old sports cliches, Game 3 of the first round series between the Oklahoma City Thunder and Memphis Grizzlies was deja vu all over again. The favorites (Oklahoma City) were cooked. Done. Finut. Down 17 with 7:43 to play, the folks at NumberFire gave the Thunder a one percent chance of pulling out the win. Yet after they scored 17 unanswered points, capped off by a huge corner three from Russell Westbrook that tied the game, every statistician and analyst flipped those odds as the mystique of momentum threatened to unhinge Memphis entirely. Of course, that game-tying three was just the beginning of the drama, as Westbrook followed it up with a careless turnover, and a miraculous four-point play to bring his team back from certain defeat. That sequence fuels the debate on whether Westbrook is an elite point guard, or simply an elite athlete, but more importantly, it marked the second consecutive game that a Thunder superstar hit an improbabl...
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