Memphis Blow Lead Late, But Hold On in OT

”It was just staying confident, understanding that those guys are going to make runs,” Memphis forward Tony Allen said. ”We’ve got to weather the storm by staying together and not getting down.”

Memphis was up 5 with 13.1 seconds left with KD did this:

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After a missed free throw by Memphis, the Thunder tied it at the buzzer. But even after all that, and the game going into OT, the Thunder still lost game 2.

Memphis F Tayshaun Prince, who played just 4:27 in the opener because of a stomach ailment, started, but played just 14 minutes. … Ibaka, who led the league in total blocks this season and was second in blocks per game, finished fourth in the Defensive Player of the Year balloting. He finished third in 2013 and second in 2012. Chicago’s Joakim Noah won the award this year. … Ibaka won the NBA’s Community Assist Award for April in recognition of his charitable efforts in his home country, the Republic of the Congo.

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