Westbrook overcomes poor shooting night, hits clutch free throws to lift Thunder over Grizzlies in OT
Oklahoma City guard Russell Westbrook goes 7 for 29 in 43 minutes of action. AP

MEMPHIS, Tennessee — Russell Westbrook overcame a poor shooting night, recording a triple-double, including two clinching free throws with 5.2 seconds left in overtime to lead Oklahoma City past Memphis, 102-101, on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time).

Westbrook, who was 7 of 29 from the field and missed 11 of his 12 3-point attempts, added 14 assists and 11 rebounds. Carmelo Anthony and Steven Adams led the Thunder with 21 points and nine rebounds each, while Alex Abrines, starting for the injured Paul George, had a career-high 20 points, converting five 3-pointers, also a career-best.

Tyreke Evans led Memphis with 29 points and 13 rebounds, and Marc Gasol finished with 22 points. Ben McLemore contributed 17 points as the Grizzlies lost their third straight and 14th in 15. Memphis led by as many as 20 in the first half.


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