Westbrook had 27 points, 16 assists and 10 rebounds. His assist total tied the franchise record for a playoff game set in 1987 by
The gritty Grizzlies, playing without leading scorer
Marc Gasol led Memphis with 24 points. Grizzlies point guard
It was Westbrook's second triple-double in the last three games. He made 10 of 16 shots from the field, both of his three-pointers and five of his six free throws.
Durant, slowed for much of the series, looked like his normal self. The regular-season scoring champion made 12 of 18 field goals and all five of his three-pointers after struggling from long range throughout the series.
at Indiana 92, Atlanta 80:
Indiana staved off elimination for the second time in three days. It's the first time since mid-March the Pacers' regular starters have won back-to-back games.
Instead of becoming the sixth top-seeded team to lose in the first round of the current 16-team playoff format, the Pacers will be back on their home floor Monday night against Washington in the Eastern Conference semifinals.