Memphis, Clippers square series

(The Sports Xchange) – – – -Zach Randolph scored 25 points to lead the Memphis Grizzlies past the Oklahoma City Thunder in by 111 points to 105 overtime of Game Two of their first-round playoff series.

The best-of-seven series is tied at 1-1 heading to Memphis for the third game tomorrow.

Memphis had a nine-point lead in the fourth but let it slip before Randolph scored the go-ahead basket with 26 seconds left in overtime as the Grizzlies ended the game on a 6-0 run.

Oklahoma’s Kevin Durant led all scorers with 36 points on 12-for-28 shooting. He also made 11 rebounds and four assists.Guard Russell Westbrook added 29 points, eight assists and seven rebounds.

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Clippers 138, Warriors 98

Blake Griffin scored 35 points as the Los Angeles Clippers thrashed the Golden State Warriors in Game Two of their Western Conference playoff matchup to even the series 1-1.

Griffin connected on 13 of 17 shots from the field and nine of 10 free throws while point guard Chris Paul had 12 points, 10 assists and six rebounds.

Point guard Stephen Curry led Golden State with 24 points, scoring 20 in the second half when the outcome was practically decided.

Game Three is on tomorrow in Oakland.

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