The Houston Rockets took a 111-98 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday near Orlando Despite once again being without Russell Westbrook, the Rockets’ James Harden had 21 points and nine assists to lift the team to victory. Houston scored 17 consecutive points to take control in the fourth quarter. Oklahoma City missed eight consecutive shots and never came closer than eight points the rest of the way.
The Rockets now have a 2–0 series lead over Oklahoma City. Game 3 is scheduled for Saturday, August 22 at 6pm.
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