Keys to MEM upsetting SA

Per ESPN Stats & Information, there is some good news for the Memphis Grizzlies as they prepare to face the San Antonio Spurs in the Western Conference Finals after taking down the Oklahoma City Thunder, because the last three teams to eliminate the Thunder from the postseason went on to win the NBA title (Lakers in 2010, Mavericks in 2011, Heat in 2012). That's a somewhat random stat, though, so let's look at some deeper stats from ESPN Stats & Info.