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Spurs hold off Grizzlies to stretch NBA lead

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The San Antonio Spurs held off the late-charging Memphis Grizzlies to triumph 93-89 in overtime and stretch their lead in the NBA Western Conference finals to 2-0. 

Tim Duncan of the San Antonio Spurs (C) attempts a shot next to the Memphis Grizzlies' Zach Randolph (L) and Marc Gasol on May 21, 2013. The Spurs held off the late-charging Grizzlies to triumph 93-89 in overtime and stretch their lead in the NBA Western Conference finals to 2-0.

Tim Duncan's 17 points Tuesday included six of the Spurs' eight points in overtime, when he also delivered a key block to help San Antonio hang on after they let a 13-point fourth-quarter lead evaporate.

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