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Spurs defeat Grizzlies in Game 5; lead series 3-2

(Source: Austin McAfee/WMC Action News 5) (Source: Austin McAfee/WMC Action News 5)
SAN ANTONIO, TX (WMC) -

It was a heartbreaking loss Tuesday night for the Memphis Grizzlies after they lost 116-103 to the San Antonio Spurs in Game 5. 

The Grizzlies previously beat the Spurs in Games 3 and 4 of the series, losing Games 1 and 2. 

But the Grizzlies came into the game having not won in San Antonio all year.

The Boys in Blue came out bombing, getting early contribution from James Ennis in a Starting Role. Ennis knocked down 3s and threw down dunks to open the game. His outside shooting helped the Grizz jump out front, 11 in the first half for Ennis--that's his total for the game.

Z-Bo put in work in the lane, chipping in eight points in the first half, but he finished with just 9 and 6 rebounds.

For the Spurs, Tony Parker came alive at home. He got the drives working and bombed in 2 of he Spurs 10 triples in the first half--they hit 14 for the game.

It turned into battle of point guards as the Grizzlies got Mike Conley going late.

The Conductor with 17 points in the 3rd quarter. 26 total with 6 assists and 4 steals.

The Spurs now lead the series 3-2.

The winner of the series will play the Houston Rockets, who are fresh off a 4-1 series win over Oklahoma City.

Game 6 returns to the FedEx Forum on Thursday, April 27 at 8:30 p.m. To score tickets for Game 6, click here. 

Game 7 will be played Saturday, April 29 in San Antonio. The tip-off time for that game has not been announced yet. 

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