And the Grizzlies are done after wasting their first home-court advantage by blowing a 27-point lead in the opener and then failing to tap into the energy of a sold-out crowd in the decisive seventh game. Gay called it very frustrating to lose in the first round after taking Oklahoma City to seven games in the second round last year with the 27-point blown lead the sore spot.
"This series would've been totally different if we had won that game," Gay said.
Notes: Del Negro now is 1-1 in Game 7s, losing his first in the 2009 first-round while coaching Chicago against Boston. Hollins now is 0-2 in Game 7s. ... Griffin finished playing 28 minutes and was 3 of 11 from the floor. He had four rebounds. ... Mike Conley missed his first seven shots for Memphis and finished with seven points with five assists.
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