Rockets overcome Westbrook's 51, take 2-0 lead over Thunder

Rockets overcome Westbrook's 51, take 2-0 lead over Thunder

Perhaps most important to Houston's success was D'Antoni moving James Harden to point guard.

Houston dominated inside, outscoring Oklahoma City 62-38 in the paint, 31-4 on second chance points and was plus-15 on the glass (56-41).

The Houston Rockets blew the doors off of the Oklahoma City Thunder during Game 1 of their series on Sunday night, 118-87.

Game Three is on Sunday in Oklahoma City.

To really give the right amount of respect for everything that Les Alexander, Daryl Morey, and James Harden did to make the Rockets great again (no political puns intended), would take thousands upon thousands of words.

Seeing Oladipo is one of the few Thunder players who can create his own shot, OKC desperately needs the former Indiana Hoosier to step up if this first round series is even going to be competitive.

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After the departure of Kevin Durant, Westbrook showed the league the elite player he can be. However, the concept is still the same. The team is looking their best play in this Game 2. Roberson was Oklahoma City's second-leading scorer with 12 points. However, good teams bounce back from losses like that.

I mean, the Denver Nuggets scored the third most points per game this season, but they couldn't stop anyone on the defensive end so they are at home while the playoffs are underway. Obviously, the Thunder need to play better basketball in order to win Wednesday night.

Harden upped his game, he's made the players around him better, and the coaching on both sides of the ball have helped tie everything together in a neat little bow. Bzdelik didn't make the Rockets into the next Utah Jazz or San Antonio Spurs, but he's part of the reason the team exceeded everyone's expectations. The Thunder did not win at San Antonio past year in their first three tries.

Get scoring updates and the live box score from Game 2 between the Rockets and Thunder above.

I expect the Thunder to also break through in try #4 this year at Houston. Sandoval said with confidence that his former student will win the MVP award over ASU alum and Houston Rockets star James Harden this year. After all, Westbrook scored 49 points with Beverley playing at Houston back on January 5.

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