Mr. Unreliable was rock-solid and relentless yet again. Kevin Durant’s reward is another trip to the Western Conference finals with 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.
He had sat out most of last week while getting treatment for injury sustained May 5 in the final game of Oklahoma City’s first-round sweep of Dallas.