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Oklahoma City Thunder even series 2-2 against Memphis Grizzlies with overtime win

By Ian O'Brien,

The Oklahoma City Thunder saved their season by beating the Memphis Grizzlies in a thrilling 92-89 overtime victory to even the series 2-2.


Although Kevin Durant had an uncharacteristically sloppy performance, Reggie Jackson stepped up and led the Thunder to victory with 32 points and nine rebounds. He shot 11-for-16 from the field, according to the Associated Press.

He made clutch shots in the last minute of the fourth quarter to tie the game and send it to overtime. He proceeded to score eight points in overtime, according to NBC Sports.

Durant shot 5-for-21 from the field and was held to 15 points, but he grabbed 13 rebounds. Russell Westbrook also struggled greatly with 15 points on 6-for-24 shooting. However, he managed nine rebounds and seven assists. Serge Ibaka also contributed with 12 points, 14 rebounds and five blocks.

Marc Gasol led the Grizzlies with 23 points and 10 rebounds. Tony Allen added 14 points and 13 rebounds off the bench, and Mike Conley scored 14 points while dishing out 10 assists.

 
 

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