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Defense to decide showdown between Grizzlies, Spurs

MEMPHIS — On the best playoff run in their short history, the Memphis Grizzlies refuse to be satisfied with just reaching their first Western Conference final.

The San Antonio Spurs? Well, they know time is running out for a team that has done so very much in the NBA playoffs, yet last celebrated a championship in 2007.

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