Russell Westbrook Steals & Slams to force OT in Game 5

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| April 30th, 2014 | 2,604 Views

Thunder guard Russell Westbrook picked the pocket of Grizzlies guard Mike Conley and scored on a breakaway dunk in the final seconds of Game 5 to force overtime.

Westbrook’s dunk tied the game at 90-90 with four seconds remaining. Memphis failed to score on the ensuing possession after it was determined Zach Randolph’s layup was attempted after the buzzer.

The overtime marked the fourth consecutive OT game for the Thunder-Grizzlies series.

The Grizzlies held on in the extra period to win 100-99 and take a 3-2 series lead on the Thunder.

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