Kevin Durant put up 36 points and added 10 rebounds, while Russell Westbrook added 25 points and nine rebounds to help the Oklahoma City Thunder dominate the Memphis Grizzlies, 104-84. The victory by Oklahoma City pushes the first round matchup to a pivotal Game 7.
Durant finished 11-23 from the field and converted 14-15 from the free throw line. Despite the loss, Marc Gasol scored 17 points for Memphis on 6-13 shooting from the field and 5-6 from the free throw line.
Memphis has dominated the turnover battle in this series. They've lost the ball on 10.4% of their possessions compared to 14.9% for the Thunder. The Grizzlies had an eFG% of just 39.2%, which included 21.4% from 3-point range in this game. During the regular season, they were 5-7 when they recorded marks below 45% and 30% in those respective categories. On the other hand, the Thunder were 11-2 when holding their opponents to such low percentages.
With the series tied 3-3 and Game 7 taking place at home, Oklahoma City has a great opportunity to close out the first round.
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