Thunder Vs. Rockets: Houston Knocks Off OKC 96-95

Despite 33 points from Kevin Durant, the Houston Rockets knocked off the Oklahoma City Thunder 96-95 on Wednesday.

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Thunder Vs. Rockets Final Score: OKC Falls In Houston 96-95

Oklahoma City saw its two game winning streak snapped at the hands of the Houston Rockets 96-95 Wednesday night.

The Thunder fell behind 29-13 at the end of the first quarter but rallied in the second to trail by a single point at halftime. The second half stayed close until two Kevin Martin free throws put the Rockets in front for good with 23 seconds remaining in the game.

The loss spoils a big scoring night for Kevin Durant who finished with 33 points and eight rebounds. Russell Westbrook added 26 points, eight rebounds and four assists while James Harden pitched in 17 points off the bench. The Thunder out shot, out rebounded and got to the free throw line more than the Rockets but couldn't overcome 22 turnovers in the game.

Houston's Kevin Martin had an exceptional night going for 32 points on 10-18 shooting. Luis Scola added 15 points and Chandler Parsons 14 for the Rockets.

For more on this game Thunder fans should visit Welcome To Loud City and Rockets fans should stop by The Dream Shake. For more news and analysis on the NBA head on over to SB Nation's NBA Basketball page.

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Thunder Vs. Rockets Score: OKC Trailing Houston 45-44 At Halftime

Oklahoma City fell behind early but then used a big second quarter to close the gap to 45-44 at halftime against the Houston Rockets. The Thunder were outscored 29-13 in the first quarter but returned the favor in the second outscoring the Rockets 31-16.

Russell Westbrook did a lot of his damage early and leads the Thunder with 13 points. Kevin Durant added 12 points while James Harden added seven points off the bench.

Kevin Martin scored 15 points to lead the Rockets going 4-9 from the field and 3-5 from three-point range. Luis Scola added 12 points while Kyle Lowry finished with five points and six assists. Samuel Dalembert grabbed a game-high 11 rebounds in the first half.

For more on this game Thunder fans should visit Welcome To Loud City and Rockets fans should stop by The Dream Shake. For more news and analysis on the NBA head on over to SB Nation's NBA Basketball page.

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Thunder Vs. Rockets: Game Preview, TV Info And More

Oklahoma City takes a quick detour through Houston before a five-game home stand that will take them to the All-Star break.

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