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Thunder Take 3-2 Lead Over Grizzlies

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The Oklahoma City Thunder take a 3-2 series lead over the Memphis Grizzlies in the Western Conference Semi-Finals with a 99-72 win in game 5.

The Thunder bench was huge Wednesday night.  They scored 53 of the Thunder's 99 points.

OKC was led by Kevin Durant with 19 on 7-14 shooting. Daequan Cook added 18 off the bench.  Russell Westbrook had 11.

The Grizzlies were paced by Marc Gasol with 15 and 5 rebounds.  The Thunder held Zach Randolph to just 9 points.

Former Oklahoma State star Tony Allen had 8 points. 

The Thunder also out rebounded Memphis, 49-33.  Nick Collison had 10.

Game 6 moves back to Memphis on Friday.  The tip-off is set for 8:00 p.m.

Game 7 would return to Oklahoma City Sunday afternoon if necessary.

 

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