Team Stats

  • Field Goal %

    • HOU 36.3
    • 53.0 OKC
  • Three Point %

    • HOU 22.2
    • 41.7 OKC
  • Turnovers

    • HOU 15
    • 13 OKC
  • Rebounds

    • HOU 52
    • 58 OKC

Game Information

Chesapeake Energy Arena
Coverage: TNT
  • Oklahoma City, OK
  • Line: OKC -11.0
Attendance: 18,203
100%
Capacity: 18,203
Referees: Ron Garretson, Tony Brothers, Zach Zarba
4/22/2013 ESPN.com news services

Top seed Thunder throttle Rockets in opener

Kevin Durant scored 24 points, Russell Westbrook made a run at a triple-double in three quarters and the Oklahoma City Thunder routed ex-teammate James Harden and the Houston Rockets 120-91 on Sunday night in Game 1 of their playoff series.

TNT1234T
Rockets1928192591
Thunder26342931120

Game Flow

HOU
OKC
0:00 - 4th Quarter

HOU

91

OKC

120

End of Game

Shot Chart

  • Chandler Parsons misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Chandler Parsons misses Running Jumper
  • James Harden makes driving layup
  • Greg Smith makes dunk (Jeremy Lin assists)
  • James Harden makes driving layup
  • Chandler Parsons misses three point jumper
  • Patrick Beverley makes driving layup
  • Patrick Beverley misses layup
  • Chandler Parsons makes two point shot
  • Chandler Parsons makes 25-foot three point jumper (Carlos Delfino assists)
  • Chandler Parsons misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Reggie Jackson blocks Patrick Beverley 's 2-foot layup
  • Omer Asik makes two point shot (Patrick Beverley assists)
  • Carlos Delfino makes 25-foot three point jumper (Omer Asik assists)
  • Omer Asik makes dunk
  • Patrick Beverley makes 10-foot two point shot
  • James Harden makes driving layup (Patrick Beverley assists)
  • Omer Asik misses layup
  • Carlos Delfino makes two point shot
  • James Harden misses
  • Carlos Delfino misses 26-foot three point jumper
  • Serge Ibaka blocks Carlos Delfino 's 1-foot layup
  • James Harden misses 25-foot
  • James Harden makes layup
  • Chandler Parsons misses 19-foot jumper
  • Chandler Parsons makes two point shot (James Harden assists)
  • James Harden makes layup
  • Kendrick Perkins blocks Chandler Parsons's layup
  • Patrick Beverley misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Kevin Durant blocks Omer Asik's layup
  • Kevin Martin blocks Terrence Jones 's 3-foot layup
  • Omer Asik misses two point shot
  • James Harden misses layup
  • Carlos Delfino misses 24-foot three point jumper
  • Carlos Delfino makes 26-foot three point jumper (Patrick Beverley assists)
  • Kevin Durant blocks James Harden 's 5-foot layup
  • Terrence Jones makes two point shot
  • Terrence Jones misses 46-foot three point running jumper
  • Carlos Delfino makes 13-foot two point shot (Jeremy Lin assists)
  • Aaron Brooks makes 12-foot two point shot
  • Aaron Brooks makes layup
  • James Anderson misses 23-foot three point jumper
  • Terrence Jones makes two point shot (Aaron Brooks assists)
  • Francisco Garcia makes three point jumper (Aaron Brooks assists)
  • Terrence Jones misses
  • Russell Westbrook misses 13-foot two point jumper
  • Russell Westbrook makes two point shot
  • Serge Ibaka makes 18-foot jumper (Kevin Durant assists)
  • Kevin Durant misses 20-foot two point jumper
  • Russell Westbrook misses 9-foot two point shot
  • Kevin Durant makes dunk (Serge Ibaka assists)
  • Russell Westbrook misses Running Jumper
  • Thabo Sefolosha misses 24-foot three point jumper
  • Thabo Sefolosha makes three point jumper (Russell Westbrook assists)
  • Kevin Durant misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Kendrick Perkins misses layup
  • Kendrick Perkins misses 5-foot two point shot
  • Russell Westbrook misses 18-foot jumper
  • Kevin Martin misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Russell Westbrook makes two point shot
  • Russell Westbrook misses layup
  • Kevin Martin makes layup (Nick Collison assists)
  • Reggie Jackson misses 5-foot
  • Kevin Durant misses layup
  • Kevin Durant makes 14-foot two point shot
  • Derek Fisher makes 22-foot three point jumper (Reggie Jackson assists)
  • Kevin Durant misses 24-foot three point jumper
  • Nick Collison makes dunk (Russell Westbrook assists)
  • Kevin Martin misses
  • Kevin Durant makes 13-foot two point shot (Russell Westbrook assists)
  • Thabo Sefolosha makes 15-foot two point shot (Russell Westbrook assists)
  • Serge Ibaka makes two point shot
  • Serge Ibaka misses
  • Kendrick Perkins makes dunk (Thabo Sefolosha assists)
  • Kendrick Perkins makes two point shot (Kevin Durant assists)
  • Russell Westbrook makes two point shot
  • Thabo Sefolosha makes dunk (Russell Westbrook assists)
  • Kevin Durant makes 16-foot jumper (Russell Westbrook assists)
  • Kevin Durant makes driving dunk (Russell Westbrook assists)
  • Kevin Durant makes three pointer
  • Serge Ibaka makes jumper
  • Kevin Martin makes jumper (Russell Westbrook assists)
  • Russell Westbrook makes driving layup
  • Kevin Durant makes driving dunk
  • Kevin Durant misses
  • Nick Collison makes layup (Derek Fisher assists)
  • Derek Fisher makes three point jumper (Kevin Durant assists)
  • Derek Fisher makes 24-foot three point jumper (Kevin Durant assists)
  • Kevin Martin misses 3-foot
  • Kevin Martin misses 13-foot jumper
  • Kevin Martin misses layup
  • Nick Collison makes layup
  • Hasheem Thabeet makes dunk (Reggie Jackson assists)
  • DeAndre Liggins makes layup (Reggie Jackson assists)
  • Reggie Jackson makes layup (DeAndre Liggins assists)
  • Terrence Jones blocks Reggie Jackson's layup

Research Notes

  • NEXT LEVEL: James Harden made 2-of-15 field goal attempts in half-court sets Sunday and 4-of-4 attempts in transition. Harden's isolation struggles were a contributing factor, as he made 1-of-8 shots in isolation and is shooting 20 percent on such plays in 3 losses to the Thunder this season.**The Thunder ranked first in the NBA in defending isolation plays during the regular season(0.72 points per play).

  • Russell Westbrook made 4-of-11 shot attempts on plays when he was the only Thunder player to touch the ball and 3-of-4 when his shots came off a pass. The Thunder fared well when he passed the ball, shooting 10-of-16 on shots directly from Westbrook passes.

  • The Thunder scored 18 points on 14 drives to the basket by Russell Westbrook or Kevin Durant that resulted in a shot, turnover or trip to the line. James Harden struggled on drives, scoring 8 points on 11 drives and failing to set up his teammates for any made baskets.**Drives are defined by a touch in a half court possession that starts at least 20 feet away from the basket and ends within 10 feet of the basket.

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