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Marc Gasol's OT game winner caps epic duel between Kawhi Leonard and Mike Conley

Kawhi Leonard had 43 points and Memphis committed 23 turnovers Saturday, yet the Grizzlies somehow stole a jaw-dropping Game 4 win on a Marc Gasol game-winner in overtime:

THE GAME WINNER. pic.twitter.com/FftESS5eI2

— Memphis Grizzlies (@memgrizz) April 23, 2017

Big Spain's roll down the lane gave Memphis a 110-108 victory, capping a ridiculous back-and-forth duel between Leonard (43 points, eight rebounds, three assists, six steals) and Mike Conley (35 points, nine rebounds, eight assists).

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LIVE LOOK IN MEMPHIS pic.twitter.com/i4BpdNSZ36

— NBA on ESPN (@ESPNNBA) April 23, 2017

Leonard scored16 straight points to end the fourth quarter before Conley nailed a difficult floater to force overtime:

Free basketball.

Mike Conley sends @memgrizz/ @spurs to OT! #NBAPlayoffs pic.twitter.com/ttDjXdoZJv

— NBA TV (@NBATV) April 23, 2017

Leonard had a chance to win the game in regulation on the following possession but air balled a long jumper. He also struggled in overtime, committing an egregious turnover in the closing minute to give Memphis a chance, and the Grizzlies capitalized.

While Game 4 was fantastic, it came with a bit of controversy. Late in the fourth quarter, the Spurs were forced to rush a shot following an offensive rebound when the shot clock failed to reset on a miss that seemed to hit the rim, causing the buzzer to sound. Play did not stop for the phantom violation, allowing the Grizzlies to start a fast break the other way.

In a game decided on the final possession, such mistakes naturally loom large in the eyes of fans.

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