• 5 things the Memphis Grizzlies need to do to beat the Thunder in Game 2

    Summary of 6 articles · Updated May 8, 2013
    The Grizzlies head home for the next two games, with Game 3 on Saturday in Memphis. They limited the Grizzlies to just 15 points in the third quarter, but when Nick Collison fouled out with three minutes to go, the Grizzlies made the Thunder pay. For most of the first 45 minutes of Sunday's Game 1, the Memphis Grizzlies controlled the pace, the style and the action of their Western Conference semifinals opening matchup with the top-seeded Oklahoma City Thunder. Heading into Tuesday's Game 2 against the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Memphis Grizzlies knew that despite letting a series-opening win slip through their fingers on Sunday, they still had an excellent chance of leaving Oklahoma with a split, if they could just tie up a couple of loose ends and get bounce-back games from the starting backcourt of Mike Conley and Tony Allen . Oklahoma City and Memphis now turn just across the Mississippi river for games 3 and 4. The Grizzlies stuck to the script on Tuesday, playing what head coach Lionel Hollins called "kind of our game" getting the foul line more often and making freebies at a higher clip , forcing more turnovers and scoring off them in a 99-93 win that evened their best-of-seven series at one game apiece heading back to the friendly confines of FedEx Forum for Saturday's Game 3. The Ohio State product turned in an "unofficial triple-double", scoring 26 points on 50 percent shooting, grabbing 10 rebounds and dishing nine assists, with potential 10th dimes scuttled on Allen misses twice late in the fourth
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