Houston Rockets will now fly to the Western Conference semifinals ending the first round series with OKC Thunders, 4-1 lead.
OKC Thunders are off to a good start leading the first quarter with 6-point advantage against Rockets. With a perfect display of defense and power shots from Russel Westbrook the Thunders secured the first quarter with teamplay from Andre Roberson and Steven Adams finishing with 22-16 lead. Second quarter is all for Houston Rockets peaking a total of 35 points all from free throws and shots from Lou Williams, Clint Capela, Patrick Beverley, Ryan Anderson, Eric Gordon and dunks made by Nene Hilario and 3-pointers from James Harden ending the quarter with 22-35 lead.
Both teams balanced it out on third quarter with defensive rebounds and missed shots putting the lead back to OKC Thunders, 33-21. Russel Westbrook pulled up his team in the fourth quarter doing lay ups and three point shots with Alex Abrines doing a 23-foot turnaround jumper from the left wing in the last 6 seconds of the fourth quarter finishing the game with 6 point disadvantage, final score 99-105.
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