5:30 PM May 3, 2014
Memphis Grizzlies guard Tony Allen (9) goes to the basket while defended by Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0), Thunder guard Reggie Jackson (15), and Thunder forward Serge Ibaka (9) during Game 6 of an NBA Western Conference quarterfinal at FedExForum in Memphis, Tenn., Thursday, May 1, 2014. (Nikki Boertman/The CommercialAppeal
A night of giddy anticipation turned into a night of surly disappointment. An opportunity to close out the Thunder for the second year in a row was dithered