Grizzlies' Dogged Defense, Led by Tony Allen, Slows Thunder's Durant

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Grizzlies' Dogged Defense, Led by Tony Allen, Slows Thunder's Durant
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Who let the thirsty dog out? Unfortunately for Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant, Grizzlies' coach Lionel Hollins did so on Monday night in FedExForum. When Hollins unleashed Grizzlies' guard Tony Allen on Durant in the last 5½ minutes of the third quarter in the Grizzlies' 103-97 overtime victory in Game 4 of the Western Conference semifinals, the game flipped back to the Griz. They took a 3-1 series lead heading into a possible series-clinching Game 5 in Oklahoma City on Wednesday night.

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