NBA: San Antonio Spurs hold off fightback from Memphis Grizzlies

Last Updated: 22/05/13 11:28am

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Tim Duncan: Scored 17 points for the Spurs

Tim Duncan: Scored 17 points for the Spurs

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The San Antonio Spurs survived a scare to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 93-89 in overtime.

The Spurs had held a 14-point lead in the final quarter and were 83-70 up with less than seven and a half minutes to play before they allowed the Grizzlies to force overtime.

A 15-2 run had given Memphis a chance of levelling the Western Conference final series, only for Tim Duncan to lead the way for the Spurs with eight overtime points.

Duncan scored 17 points overall, while Tony Parker registered 15 points and 18 assists as San Antonio stretched their lead in the best-of-seven series to 2-0.

Mike Conley and Jerryd Bayless each scored 18 points for Memphis, while Zach Randolph added 15 points and 18 rebounds.

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