Chicago, IL – Oklahoma City, OK (SportsNetwork.com) - The Memphis Grizzlies took everything the Oklahoma City Thunder had on Monday and stole Game 2 of their Western Conference quarterfinal series with a thrilling 111-105 overtime victory. Zach Randolph put in a go-ahead layup with 26 seconds left in OT and the Grizzlies scored the game's final six points to send the series to Memphis even at a game apiece. A wild finish saw Memphis survive a miraculous four-point play from Kevin Durant in the final minute of regulation and Kendrick Perkins' overtime-forcing putback attempt at the buzzer. Randolph scored 25 points, Mike Conley donated 19 points with 12 assists and Marc Gasol and Courtney Lee each chipped in with 16 points for the victors. Durant finished with 36 points and 11 rebounds while Russell Westbrook added 29 points, eight assists and seven boards. The duo combined to shoot just 23-of-56 from the field, however, and the Thunder connected on only 39.8 percent of their shots to lose homecourt advantage in the series. Game 3 is scheduled for Thursday at FedExForum.
Final Score: LA Clippers 138, Golden State 98
Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Blake Griffin shook off a quiet opener and netted a game-high 35 points in Game 2 as the Los Angeles Clippers cruised past the Golden State Warriors in a 138-98 wire-to-wire drubbing on Monday. The Clippers seemingly played with a chip on their shoulders two days after losing homecourt advantage in this Western Conference quarterfinal series and a day after the NBA admitted officials missed a critical foul call down the stretch of that 109-105 loss. Griffin shot 13-of-17 from the field en route to netting a playoff career high, while six other Clippers also scored in double figures, with Chris Paul logging 12 points, 10 assists and five steals in the rout. Los Angeles forced 26 turnovers and held the usually high- scoring Warriors to 4-of-19 shooting from behind the arc in the widest margin of victory in the franchise's limited postseason history. Stephen Curry led Golden State with 24 points, while Draymond Green, Jordan Crawford and David Lee checked in with 11 apiece. Despite the humbling setback, the Warriors head home for Game 3 on Thursday with the series tied at a game each.