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Result: Memphis Grizzlies beat Oklahoma City Thunder in overtime

The Memphis Grizzlies beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 98-95 in overtime to lead their playoff series 2-1.

The Memphis Grizzlies have taken a 2-1 lead in their first-round playoff series against the Oklahoma City Thunder after securing a 98-95 win in overtime.

The Grizzlies, who were playing their first home game of the series, appeared to be heading for a comfortable win when they opened up a 17-point lead during the third quarter.

However, Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook each added 30, included a last-minute push from the latter, to force the extra period.

Mike Conley got the hosts off to a good start in overtime, but it was Courtney Lee who added the game-winning points, making three of four free throws inside the last 11 seconds.

The sides meet again at Memphis's FedEx Forum on Saturday.

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Zach Randolph #50 of the Memphis Grizzlies reacts in the fourth quarter while taking on the San Antonio Spurs during Game Four of the Western Conference Finals of the 2013 NBA Playoffs at the FedExForum on May 27, 2013
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