Thunder's Russell Westbrook Ties Game 3 Against Grizzlies Late with 4-Point Play

Kyle NewportFeatured ColumnistApril 24, 2014

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The Oklahoma City Thunder got yet another clutch four-point play against the Memphis Grizzlies.

Kevin Durant made a wild four-point play that helped send Game 2 to overtime, and the Thunder needed another one to tie the game late in Game 3.

This time, Russell Westbrook made the play. He had tied the game at 81-all moments earlier with a three-pointer, but he also turned the ball over on his team's next possession, which the Grizzlies turned into an easy bucket. 

With his team down four points with less than 30 seconds remaining in regulation, Westbrook came through with a clutch three-pointer and drew a foul:

Westbrook made the ensuing free throw to tie the game at 85-all.

It wasn't quite as spectacular as Durant's, but it still counts as four points. Westbrook's four-point play, like Durant's in Game 2, helped send the Thunder and Grizzlies to overtime.