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|Spurs Gone in Six
|MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- The lowly eighth-seeded Memphis Grizzlies are making the rest of the NBA take notice.
In their 10th season, the Grizzlies are the second No. 8 seed to beat a No. 1 seed by knocking off the San Antonio Spurs in six games, 99-91.
Zach Randolph had 31 points and 11 rebounds as the Grizzlies advanced to play Oklahoma City in the Western Conference semifinals, starting Sunday. Marc Gasol
added 12 points and 13 rebounds. The Grizzlies enjoyed a 43-32 edge in rebounding.
Tony Parker had 23 and Manu Ginobili had 16, but no other Spur had more than 12.The Spurs ended this season dropping nine of the last 10 on the road.
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