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Thunder get the drop on Grizzlies in Game 1

Oklahoma City, OK (SportsNetwork.com) - Kevin Durant finished with 33 points, eight rebounds and seven assists to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 100-86 win over the Memphis Grizzlies in Game 1 of this Western Conference quarterfinal series.The Thunder dominated the first half and led by 22 at the break, but saw their lead shrink to just two points, 74-72, following Mike Miller's 3-pointer with 8:46 to go.Durant found Serge Ibaka under the basket for a 3-point play on the other end to spark a 13-1 run that essentially sealed the win for Oklahoma City."In the third quarter, our defense wasn't as aggressive, but give them credit. They came out when they were down a big number, they came out better," said Thunder coach Scott Brooks. "We didn't get the stops in the third that allowed us to play at our pace, but we responded and had a very good fourth quarter."Durant scored 13 points on 5-of-6 shooting over the final 12 minutes.Russell Westbrook added 23 points, 10 rebounds and five ass...

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