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NBA Playoffs 2013
Tim Duncan scored seven of his 24 points in overtime to carry the San Antonio Spurs to a 104-93 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies in Game 3 for a commanding 3-0 lead in their Western Conference final series at FedEx Forum.
Duncan also grabbed 10 boards for his 144th career double-double, moving into second place all-time. He surpassed Wilt Chamberlain (143) and now only trails Magic Johnson, who had 157.
Tony Parker led the Spurs with 26 points and five assists while Manu Ginobili added 19 points, seven rebounds and five assists off the bench for San Antonio.
The Spurs, who also got 11 points from Tiago Splitter and 11 boards from Kawhi Leonard, could sweep the series with a victory in Monday's Game 4 at FedEx Forum.
Mike Conley scored 20 points for the Grizzlies, who shot just 38-for-97 or 39.2 percent from the field and 10-for-18 from the charity stripe.
Marc Gasol added 16 points on 7-for-18 shooting, Zach Randolph had 14 points on 5-for-14 shooting while Tony Allen had 12 points for the Grizzlies. Randolph and Gasol combined for 29 rebounds while Quincy Pondexter had 15 markers for Memphis.
The Spurs had a chance to clinch the win in regulation but Ginobili missed a three-pointer with 20 seconds remaining.
The Grizzlies ran out the clock before Conley made his move, but missed a layup as time expired, sending the series to a second straight overtime.
Duncan then scored the Spurs' first five points in overtime while Splitter added a layup for a 93-88 edge with 3:29 left.
Minutes later, Parker completed a three-point play off a foul by Randolph for a 100-91 advantage.
Conley answered with a quick layup but Duncan and Splitter put the game out of reach with back-to-back layups.
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Tim Duncan Shines as Spurs Take 3-0 Lead over Grizzlies