NBA: Memphis Grizzlies claim upper hand in semi-finals against Thunder

Last Updated: 12/05/13 10:59pm

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Marc Gasol scored 20 points as the Memphis Grizzlies saw off the Thunder on Saturday

Marc Gasol scored 20 points as the Memphis Grizzlies saw off the Thunder on Saturday

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Marc Gasol scored 20 points as the Memphis Grizzlies saw off the Oklahoma City Thunder 87-81 to claim the upper hand in their Western Conference semi-final series.

Tony Allen and Mike Conley each added 14 points for the Grizzlies, who took a 2-1 advantage in the best-of-seven series thanks to a 6-0 run to end the game, with all six points coming from the free throw line.

NBA results

Pacers 82 Knicks 71
(Pacers lead series 2-1)

Grizzlies 87 Thunder 81
(Grizzlies lead series 2-1)

Kevin Durant led the Thunder with 25 points and 11 rebounds.

Pacers win

Roy Hibbert scored 24 points to lead the Indiana Pacers to an 82-71 win over the New York Knicks and a 2-1 series lead.

Hibbert also pulled down 12 rebounds, while George Hill added 17 points in a low-scoring game in Indiana.

Carmelo Anthony, who scored 21 points, was the only Knicks player to hit double figures.

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