MEMPHIS -- The Grizzlies battled back from an early 17-point deficit and survived what may have been the Thunder's best shot Monday night with a 103-97 overtime victory in Game 4 of the Western Conference semis. Memphis now leads the series 3-1 and improved to 4-0 at home this postseason. Game 5 is Wednesday night in Oklahoma City. Here are three observations from a game the Thunder controlled early on, but the Grizzlies took back:
1. The Grizzlies' grit translates to control of the series
In another tight game that came down to the final minutes of regulation and overtime, Memphis simple made more key plays.
In OT, Zach Randolph fought only himself for a rebound of a Marc Gasol miss and put it in for a 98-94 lead, Memphis' biggest of the game up to that point. With two men on Kevin Durant, Derek Fisher got it within one with a 3-pointer. But another offensive foul on Reggie Jackson -- running into Gasol -- blew a chance for OKC to take a late lead. With Memphis up a point, Durant s...