Spurs 93, Grizzlies 89 (OT): Grit and Grinded

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Spurs 93, Grizzlies 89 (OT): Grit and Grinded
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As well as the Spurs played in Game 1, a letdown was almost inevitable. It didn't happen until the fourth quarter, but happen it did with a 15-2 Memphis run — fueled by Manu Ginobili's flagrant foul on Tony Allen (see below) — that forced overtime. The collapse prevented them from crushing the Grizzlies' morale, but the fact remains: They lead the series 2-0, a point at which teams have won best-of-7 series 94 percent of the time, and the Spurs are 19-2.

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