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.
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