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MEMPHIS, Tenn. Cheap MLB Jerseys . -- The San Antonio Spurs had reason to be disappointed. They had lost a 16-point lead in the games final five minutes and were being forced to play overtime Tuesday night against the Memphis Grizzlies. Instead of losing their composure, the Spurs displayed poise as they battled through the five-minute overtime period and beat the Grizzlies, 110-108, winning on a driving layup by Manu Ginobili with 1.8 seconds left. Memphis point guard Mike Conley had an opportunity to win the game, but his 29-foot 3-point attempt fell short at the buzzer. "I told the guys at the (beginning of) overtime that it was all a mental contest," Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said. "It would be easy to go down after losing the lead and playing as sloppily as we did at the end of the game. It would be easy to hang your head. So I thought that was the most important thing: letting go and moving forward mentally." Tim Duncan led the Spurs with 24 points -- including six in overtime -- while Marco Belinelli added 19 and Kawhi Leonard 17. Conley had 30 points, one off his career high, for the Grizzlies, scoring 21 in the second half. "(The Grizzlies) had some great plays down the stretch there," Duncan said. "We thought there was a couple of fouls missed (but) they played horn to horn and we didnt. We slacked off there for a minute, but luckily not enough to be able to regroup in overtime and find a way to win." Memphis trailed by 16 with five minutes left in regulation, and used a 23-7 run to rally and force overtime. Conley hit a runner at the end of regulation to send the game into overtime 3 seconds after Ginobili had scored on a layup. "I was proud of the effort at the end," said Grizzlies coach Dave Joerger. "We kept coming. We started to attack them the way we needed to attack them, which was in transition and with quick attacks. I thought we played pretty hard. We were just too slow in the first half." With the Grizzlies trailing by 10, Conley said he decided to play more aggressively entering the fourth quarter to relieve the pressure on teammate Zach Randolph, whom the Spurs were double-teaming in the low post. Conley scored 12 points in the quarter, including 9 in the final 1:35 when the Grizzlies rallied from a 96-85.deficit. He added five more points in overtime. "On the last play of the game I would have liked to have gotten it closer to the (3-point) line," Conley said. "But I had a good look." The Spurs won their fourth straight road game and their seventh straight against the Grizzlies. San Antonio was playing its first game without centre Tiago Splitter, who sprained his right shoulder in Saturdays win over the Clippers and is out for three to five weeks. Memphis never led in the game until Conley connected on a 3-pointer with 2:25 to go in overtime for a 103-102 advantage. The Grizzlies also led 106-104 after newly acquired guard Courtney Lee hit a jumper with 1:27 to go, but Boris Diaw scored on a layup 25 seconds later and Duncan hit two free throws with 22.6 seconds left for a 108-106 lead. The Grizzlies dropped to 0-9 against Southwest Division opponents. The Spurs shot 57 per cent in the first half and built a 53-41 lead. San Antonio was 23-of-40 shooting and Belinelli had 14 points. Duncan was 5 of 7 and scored 11 points. The Spurs led by as many as 14 in the opening half. Leading 25-22 at the end of the first quarter, the Spurs extended their advantage to 14 at 47-33 late in the second quarter and maintained a double-digit lead until the second half. In the third quarter, the Grizzlies trimmed San Antonios lead to 62-57 on a jumper by Conley, but the Spurs led by 10 entering the final quarter. NOTES: Grizzlies guard Tony Allen missed his second straight game with a left hand contusion. ... The Grizzlies recalled guard Jamaal Franklin from the NBA Development Leagues Fort Wayne Mad Ants Tuesday. Franklin, the franchises second-round draft pick a year ago, played one game for Fort Wayne and scored 15 points with four steals in 23 minutes. ... Lee, acquired from the Celtics as part of a three-team deal, made his debut and connected on his first shot, a 3-pointer in the second quarter. . . . San Antonio improved to a league-best 14-3 on the road this season. . . . The Grizzlies had won a franchise-record six straight overtime games before Tuesday nights loss. Wholesale Rangers Jerseys .  "For the past several weeks, Logan has been dealing and playing with an upper body injury," said general manager Doug Wilson in a statement. "Despite his efforts to play through it, the injury has not responded as we had hoped and Logan has made the decision to undergo a surgical procedure to repair the problem. Cheap MLB Jerseys Authentic . Wheeler scored two goals, including the winner, as the Winnipeg Jets beat the Minnesota Wild 6-4 on Friday in a game that featured a seven-goal first period.The Summer Bash, which is the Championships answer to Super Leagues Magic Weekend, kicks off this weekend and promises some mouth-watering action. This years Summer Bash boasts the strongest possible round of fixtures in the Kingstone Press Championship, headlined by Saturdays massive clash between Bradford Bulls and Leigh Centurions.However, all the teams have plenty to play for and with points and bragging rights on offer, we take a closer look at the action... Sheffield Eagles vs London Broncos: Sat, 2.30pm, Sky Sports 5 HDWith a well-publicised transition to a full-time playing roster in 2016, many expected Sheffield to really push on in the Championship this season. In reality, the club has gone the opposite way and find themselves sitting outside that all-important Top 4, eight points adrift of fourth-placed Featherstone Rovers.London Broncos, on the other hand, have been a revelation in 2016 and find themselves just three points behind league leaders Leigh Centurions. After a disappointing first season outside the Super League elite in 2015, the Broncos have steadied the ship and have made progress 12 months on, even boasting an unbeaten record at their new Ealing home.London produced the upset of last years Summer Bash - defeating the Eagles 46-6 in arguably their best performance of the season - and with a 56-12 victory at Sheffield in April, will head into this one as favourites. Coming off a strong performance against the Bulls last Friday, and with a couple of extra days rest, could the Eagles get revenge against the side that blew them off the park last year? A feast of live sporting action is on Sky Sports this weekend - dont miss it! Workington Town vs Whitehaven: Sat, 4.30pm, Sky Sports 5 HDThe Championships Cumbrian contingent face off in what is effectively a basement battle as the two clubs linger at the foot of the table after a disappointing season so farThis derby match is rarely dull - and with local bragging rights at stake, expect a fierce encounter. Town have won five of their last six against Haven and with some more positive performances of late will head into the match with improved confidence.Jarrod Sammut could be the difference and with his influence and spark, Workington could grab their third success this season which would halve the deficit behind Whitehaven, who sit directly above in 11th.Bradford Bulls vs Leigh Centurions: Sat, 7pm, Sky Sports 2 HD New Bradford Bulls coach Rohan Smith outlines his ambitions with the club New Bradford coach Rohan Smith takes charge of only his second game since succeeding James Lowes. The Bulls, who currently sit third, face Championship table-toppers Leigh Centurions in Saturdays main event - and if the last four league meetings between these two are anything to go by, there should be plenty of points in this one.Smith will have to make do without Lee Gaskell as Bradfords star man is ruled out through injury - and with their opponents boasting a close to fullyy fit squad, the Bulls will go in as underdogs. Cheap Rangers Jerseys. Their most recent meeting in February ended all-square, with the home side completing one of the greatest comebacks in recent history. The Centurions led 32-6 with 15 minutes left - only for Bradford to level with 26 unanswered points. Who can predict what might happen this time round? Leigh points machine Martyn Ridyard looks ahead to the Summer Bash clash with Bradford Dewsbury Rams vs Batley Bulldogs: Sun, 12.30pm, Sky Sports 3 HDThe Heavy Woollen derby kicks off day two of the Summer Bash, as the Bulldogs look to regain their early season form that saw them flying at the top of the Championship. John Kears side inflicted Leighs only defeat so far in the 2016 opener, and drew with Bradford a month later. Sitting just a point behind fourth-placed Featherstone, the Bulldogs will remain quietly confident of maintaining a Top 4 finish.The Rams havent recaptured their impressive 2015 form, and find themselves struggling to make any impact this time round. Its a derby though - and with a 19-12 win in this fixture 12 months ago, dont rule out the Rams getting a repeat result on Sunday.Oldham Roughyeds vs Swinton Lions: Sun, 3pm, Sky Sports 3 - Red ButtonMany predicted that Championship newcomers Oldham and Swinton would be languishing at the bottom of the table in 2016 - but their form over the first half of the season has proved many punters wrong, as both have recorded notable victories already.The Lions five-game winning streak last month featured notable away victories at Halifax and Batley, while the Roughyeds have turned over Featherstone and the Bulldogs - and who could forget that historic Challenge Cup defeat of Super League side Hull KR?Last time out, the Lions went home with the two points after a 28-18 home win - and as both sides will be looking to keep pace with the teams immediately above them in the table, a tight encounter can be expected.Halifax RLFC vs Featherstone Rovers: Sun, 5.10pm, Sky Sports 3 The weekend culminates with two teams desperate for a Top 4 finish, and a chance to make a mark in the Super 8s Qualifiers, as fierce Championship rivals Halifax and Featherstone go head-to-head. Halifax and Featherstone meet in the climax to this weekends Summer Bash. Ian Hardman recalls losing the 2010 Championship Grand Final These two have produced some fiery contests over the years - none more so than in April at the Big Fellas Stadium. A last-minute Steve Tyrer penalty denied a Jordan Lilley-inspired Rovers side two huge points in a game that was always in the balance.Its been described as a four-point game - victory for Rovers would create daylight between themselves and Halifax - but a Fax win could really set the race for the Top 4 alight. With so much at stake here, the 2016 Summer Bash could culminate in a Championship classic.Watch Summer Bash live on Sky Sports this weekend. Or watch the game without a contract for £6.99 on NOW TV.  Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' ' 
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