Memphis, TN (Sports Network) - The "Believe Memphis" towels from the raucous home crowd waved vigorously at the start as the Memphis Grizzlies stormed out of the gate.
The stoic Tim Duncan and his San Antonio Spurs never wavered.
Duncan netted seven of his 24 points in overtime and the Spurs downed the Grizzlies, 104-93, in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals.
San Antonio took a commanding 3-0 series edge and handed the Grizzlies their first home loss during the postseason. The Spurs can advance to their fifth NBA Finals in the past 14 years with another win in Memphis on Monday.
The Grizzlies jumped out to an 18-point first quarter lead.