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.
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