For the second game in a row, the Oklahoma City Thunder pushed the Memphis Grizzlies to overtime with a thrilling, improbable comeback spurred by a four-point play. For the second game in a row, the Grizzlies bounced back in the extra period to take control and come away with a huge win in this increasingly fascinating first round series.
Frankly, the host Grizzlies should have put the game away much earlier. With 7:43 remaining in regulation of Game 3, they held what looked like a commanding 81-64 lead and a clear path to going up 2-1 against the favored No. 2-seed Thunder. However, the offensive drought that followed reached near-catastrophic levels. Over nearly seven minutes, the Grizzlies failed to score and allowed the Thunder to creep back into the game at a time when their offense didn't even appear to be functioning at peak levels of efficiency. When Russell Westbrook drained a three-pointer with 57 seconds on the clock, he finished off a 17-0 run that brought OKC back into anRead More »from Grizzlies transcend another crazy Thunder comeback, go up 2-1 with OT win (Video)