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Former Celtic Courtney Lee lifts Thunder over Grizzlies

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Former Celtic Courtney Lee scored a season-high 24 points, including the closing two free throws, and the Grizzlies beat the Oklahoma City Thunder, 90-87, Tuesday in Memphis, in Marc Gasol’s return to the lineup. Zach Randolph had 23 points and 13 rebounds on the night his inside partner came back after missing almost eight weeks with a left knee injury. Gasol played 24 minutes and finished with 12 points. Mike Conley had 19 points and seven assists for Memphis, which won its third straight. Kevin Durant led the Thunder with 37 points, converting 15 of 28 shots. Former Boston College standout Reggie Jackson scored 17, but also committed seven of Oklahoma City’s 19 turnovers. Serge Ibaka finished with 11 points and four blocks.

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