Thunder Take 3-2 Lead Over Grizzlies

The Oklahoma City Thunder take a 3-2 series lead over the Memphis Grizzlies in the Western Conference Semi-Finals with a 99-72 win in game 5.

The Thunder bench was huge Wednesday night.{} They scored 53 of the Thunder's 99 points.

OKC was led by Kevin Durant with 19 on 7-14 shooting. Daequan Cook added 18 off the bench.{} Russell Westbrook had 11.

The Grizzlies were paced by Marc Gasol with 15 and 5 rebounds.{} The Thunder held Zach Randolph to just 9 points.

Former Oklahoma State star Tony Allen had 8 points.{}

The Thunder also out rebounded Memphis, 49-33.{} Nick Collison had 10.

Game 6 moves back to Memphis on Friday.{} The tip-off is set for 8:00 p.m.

Game 7 would return to Oklahoma City Sunday afternoon if necessary.