Oklahoma City was rocking as the home crowd watched their Thunder defeat the Memphis Grizzlies in Game 7 by the score of 105-90. Kevin Durant scored 39 points, while Russell Westbrook had his first playoff triple-double. It was Westbrook's finest moment as a pro. OKC now advances to the Western Conference Finals to face the Dallas Mavericks. Click below to read more blogging from Scott.
The Grizzlies flexed their muscles in Memphis last night on their way to an impressive 95-83 victory in Game 6 to tie the series at 3-3. Now the Grizzlies and Thunder will play the first Game 7 of this postseason Sunday afternoon in Oklahoma City. Memphis head coach Lionel Hollins made a key change to his starting lineup that proved to pay dividends.
In the two previous games between the Thunder and Grizzlies, there were 4 overtime periods combined. There was nothing close about Wednesday night's game, as Oklahoma City put together the most dominant game of the series, defeating Memphis 99-72. OKC now leads the series 3-2.
Facing the prospect of going down 0-2 to the Memphis Grizzlies, the Oklahoma City Thunder got a big 111-102 win Tuesday night to even the best-of-seven series at a game a piece. It was a must win for the Thunder as the series now shifts to the birthplace of Rock 'n Roll for Games 3 and 4.
Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant had some choice words for Miami Heat forard Chris Bosh, recently, referring to him as a "fake tough guy." The Associated Press, courtesy of espn.com, has the story, below.
Monday was a great day for the New Orleans Hornets and their fans. Attendance goals were met by the fans, assuring the team will be in the Crescent City next year. That announcement was followed by a thrilling victory over the Thunder, the ninth in a row for the fleur de bees.
The sellout crowd at the Hive went berzerk when the Hornets took a two point lead with 0.5 seconds left on a David West jumper to silence the Oklahoma City Thunder 91-89. New Orleans has won nine in a row.
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