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May 2, 2013

Houston gains momentum with win in OKC’s house

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OKLAHOMA CITY —

Despite that, the Rockets held a 50-43 halftime advantage.

As it has in the past three games, Houston came out of halftime rolling. Harden attacked the front of the rim at will, and Oklahoma City seemed powerless to stop him, despite having the league leader in blocked shots, Ibaka.

Houston took a 87-75 advantage in to the fourth quarter and held on the rest of the game.

Even though the Thunder reached 100 points, they were not happy with their offensive flow. Playing without Russell Westbrook, they are waiting for someone else to step up and be that consistent second scorer.

"(Houston) doesn't really care about anybody else on the team," Durant said. "When I have the ball, it's like four guys guarding me sometimes. I have to make the pass. Tonight, we didn't make some shots. But I trust we are going to make those wide open ones. I have faith we are going to make those shots."

 

Michael Kinney

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