Memphis Grizzlies vs. OKC Thunder: Game 1 Postgame Grades and Analysis

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Memphis Grizzlies vs. OKC Thunder: Game 1 Postgame Grades and Analysis
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The second stage of the 2013 NBA playoffs is officially underway, as the Oklahoma City Thunder outlasted the Memphis Grizzlies by a score of 93-91 to win Game 1 of their Western Conference semifinals series.

The Grizzlies led for a majority of this game, controlling the pace via their interior dominance. When it came to the fourth quarter, however, it was a familiar face in Kevin Durant who stepped up to lead the Thunder to victory.

Is anyone surprised?

Both teams have positives to take away from this game, as neither played at their best. Both squads shot worse than 43.0 percent from the field and each relied heavily on their stars as their role players struggled to step up.

So, who were the stars and duds of this one?

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