HOU 115 OKC 111; Rockets Ahead 2-0

Despite Russell Westbrook’s 51, the Rockets prevailed 115 to 111 on James Harden’s 35 pts., followed by Eric Gordon’s 22 and Lou Williams 21.

In contrast, OKC’s 2nd highest pointer was Andre Roberson with 12 and a tie for 3rd with Victor Oladipo and Doug McDermott scoring 11 each.

I don’t think anyone really expects OKC to go far in the playoffs but if you were to wonder why that’s the reason right there. While Westbrook is putting on a show that is blowing all our minds his teammates aren’t holding up the rest of the ship. The fact many of you haven’t heard of them adds to this thinking as well.
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Notes On OKC vs. Dal Game 4 (The Only Thing That Can Stop Dirk is Dirk)

Tell me, how do you stop this?

Do you try to swipe it while he’s making the 2 or 3 dribbles he takes before he makes that shot? If you do that his height will allow him to find Dallas’ shooters outside.

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