Monday, September 1, 2014   

(NBA playoffs) Grizzlies take lead over Thunder after fourth straight OT game
(04-30 17:04)

Mike Miller scored 21 points and Memphis held off Oklahoma City 100-99 in a record fourth straight overtime game to take a 3-2 lead in the first-round series.
Oklahoma City rebounded a missed 3-point attempt by Miller and called a timeout, trailing 100-99 with 2.9 seconds remaining. Kevin Durant of the Thunder missed a long 3-point attempt and teammate Serge Ibaka tipped the ball in on the rebound. The shot was reviewed and it was determined that it was released after the buzzer, ending the game.
Zach Randolph added 20 points and 10 rebounds for the Grizzlies, who will host Game 6 on Thursday.
Russell Westbrook had 30 points, 13 assists and 10 rebounds for the Thunder.
Oklahoma City trailed by 20 points in the third quarter but trimmed its deficit to six by the start of the fourth quarter and finally took a 79-78 lead on a 3-pointer by Durant.
Consecutive baskets by Mike Conley put the Grizzlies up 87-82 with just under 4 minutes to play. --AP   
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