Spurs Move Past Grizzlies

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The San Antonio Spurs defeated the Memphis Grizzlies on Thursday Night with a score of 103-96. With the win over the Grizzlies, the Spurs win the series 4-2 and move on to the second round of the playoffs. The first half was back and forth between the two teams. The Spurs were leading by 2 points after the first quarter, but the Grizzlies responded with a run in the second to take a 5-point lead into halftime. The Spurs then went on a run of their own in the third quarter to take a 1 point lead into the final quarter. The Grizzlies tried to make a run, but the Spurs would not have any of it and outscored the Grizzlies by 6 in the fourth to take the 7-point victory. Mike Conley led the Grizzlies with 26 points and 5 assists. Marc Gasol also helped them with 18 points and 6 assists. Kawhi Leonard led the Spurs with 29 points, 9 rebounds, and 4 assists. The Spurs will now move on to play the Rockets in the second round.

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