In a season that seemed doomed once All-Star Russell Westbrook was lost to a knee injury, Kevin Durant couldn’t save the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Marc Gasol scored 20 points and hit two free throws with 1:03 left to put Memphis ahead to stay, and the Grizzlies held off Oklahoma City 87-81 Saturday to take a 2-1 lead in this Western Conference semifinal.
The Memphis Grizzlies wouldn’t let Kevin Durant come through in the clutch for the second straight time. This was Mike Conley’s time to shine.
Kevin Durant’s go-ahead jumper with 11.1 seconds left to give the Thunder Game 1 over the Grizzlies on Sunday went essentially according to plan.
Zach Randolph scored 22 points and Marc Gasol added 21 points as the Grizzlies matched their largest comeback ever, rallying to beat the Mavericks 90-84 on Wednesday night.
The Mavericks have dropped three straight games and are now 25-32 with 25 games left to play in a season that appears to be lost.
The Mavericks, three days removed from dropping 10 games under .500 for the first time in 13 years, beat a team with a winning record for just the fourth time this season
The Mavericks have announced the signing of O.J. Mayo, three days after the free agent shooting guard posted a message on his Twitter account that he was joining the team.
Free agent O.J. Mayo says he has reached a deal with the Dallas Mavericks. Mayo posted a note on his Twitter account late Monday night that he “will be signing” with Dallas.
Rudy Gay scored 25 points, Zach Randolph added 15 points and 11 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies built a big early lead and held on to beat the Dallas Mavericks 94-89 on Saturday night.
If Dallas is to end that skid, it likely must show some improvement after shooting 39.0 percent during a 94-75 home loss to the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday.
Marc Gasol had 22 points and 11 rebounds, and Mike Conley added 20 points and 10 assists as the Memphis Grizzlies defeated the Dallas Mavericks 96-85 on Wednesday night.