Houston Takes Down OKC

photo courtesy of The Dream Shake

The Houston Rockets defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday night with a score of  105-99. The Rockets will now advance to the second round of the playoffs with a 4-1 series win over the Thunder. Houston has to wait to see who they play as the Spurs lead the Grizzlies 3-2 in the series after last nights win. The winner of that matchup will determine who the Rockets have to play later in the year. The Thunder jumped out to an early 6-point lead after the first quarter, but the Rockets answered with a strong second quarter as they outscored the Thunder 35-22. The Thunder then used a strong start to the 3rd quarter to retake the lead going into the 4th quarter by 5 points. However, the Rockets were the last team to make a run as they outscored the Thunder by 11 in the fourth to take the series victory over the Thunder. The Thunder were led by Russell Westbrook, who had 47 points, 11 rebounds, and 9 assists. The Rockets were led by James Harden, who went for 34 points, 8 rebounds, and 4 assists.

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