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The Memphis Grizzlies won Game 3 by trading physical blows with the Oklahoma City Thunder.
The 87-81 victory gave Memphis a 2-1 lead in a series that the Thunder may be doomed to lose.
Memphis came out of the locker room ready to scrap in the third period besting the Thunder 22-15.
Thunder leader Kevin Durant doubled-doubled with 25 points and 11 rebounds.
After the game, Durant told ESPN that he still believes in this group. “It’s frustrating, but we can’t hang our heads,” Durant said.
“We have to keep playing and keep improving. We just have to learn from it. We have to embrace the tough times and get better from it. I believe in my teammates.”
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