Fighting Back

5/7/11

Grizzlies 101 Thunder 93 OT
Mem leads 2-1

And their hands go up…and they stay there!! Playing in front of their home crowd, Zach Randolph and Mike Conley Jr led a fourth quarter rally that sent the game into overtime. The Grizzlies would control the overtime and win the game. They now hold a 2-1 series advantage over the Thunder. Randolph had a huge game with 21 points and 21 rebounds. Conley Jr and O.J. Mayo scored 18 points for Memphis. Russell Wetsbrook led OKC with 23 points.

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Celtics 97 Heat 81
Mia leads 2-1

On one dirty take down by Dwayne Wade in the third quarter, all of Boston held their collective breathes. As Wade was tossing Rajon Rondo to the ground Rondo attempted to break his fall with his left arm and it bent awkwardly. Rondo lay on the ground in pain for a few minutes before being helped back into the locker room. It seemed as if Rondo would be lost for the playoffs and the Celts would be going down with him.

That was until Rajon ‘Willis Reed’ Rondo came back into the game after suffering a dislocated elbow. His return sparked the team as Rondo made plays with a dead arm. The Celtics are also back in the series as they went on to blowout the Heat in game 3. Miami still holds a 2-1 series advantage.

Kevin Garnett had a powerful game with 28 points and 18 rebounds. Paul Pierce had a bounce back game, scoring 27 points. Wade led Miami with 23 points.

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