The Houston Rockets played tonight against the Oklahoma City Thunders in game 1 of their 7 game series. The Rockets were short-handed with Russell Westbrook out with a quad strain.
James Harden was in his customary offensive zone going 12/22 from the field for 37 points. He also went 46% from 3 point range to cap a game high 35 points on Tuesday night.
The Thunders made a late 2nd quarter push to pull the game within reach but was unable to maintain the form they ended the 1st half with. Danilo Gallinari went for a team high 29 points for the Thunders.
Game 2 scheduled for August 20, 2020.