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Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Avery Bradley back in the starting lineup vs. the Heat after missing Friday's game due to illness.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

It might be time for this Rockets fan to buy some new gear.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Bulls shooting 59 percent from the field -- still trail 31-29 after 1. Jimmy Butler and Niko Mirotic are a combined 8-for-10 from the field. Bulls need to find some defensive intensity moving forward. Bucks getting all kinds of easy looks.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

The MVP candidates looked the part during a spectacularly entertaining first quarter. James Harden's nine points and two assists helped the Rockets take a 37-31 lead. Russell Westbrook (nine points, two rebounds, six assists) is keeping the Thunder in the game. Trevor Ariza, of all people, has a game-high 11 points.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

You don't think of James Harden as a high flyer, but he just put Steven Adams on a poster. That driving lefty tomahawk got the Toyota Center crowd buzzing.

Michael C. Wright ESPN Staff Writer 

Dejounte Murray (left groin) remains out for Monday's game against the Cavaliers.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

There is not a bad seat in the house at the Toyota Center with the Texas-sized big screens hanging over the court. But there are a surprising number of empty seats early in a game with so much sizzle.

Justin Verrier ESPN Staff Writer 

Tonight's game in Denver marks Anthony Davis' 69th this season, the most he's ever played in his five-year tenure in the NBA.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

This guy is apparently a couple of days late to see Anthony Davis play in Houston.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

This kid is ready to watch James Harden cook.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

The Toyota Center beer taps are all about Texas.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Somebody might want to tell her that James Harden didn't trade himself to Houston.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Wyatt Anderson, 6, dad Chris and uncle Justin Glover drove down from Oklahoma City last night. The plan is to bring Wyatt to every NBA arena by the time he's 21. They bought tickets to this game before the season.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Gerry Martinez and Juan Velazquez are longtime friends but might not get along today. They grew up in Houston, but Velazquez says, "I never really liked the Rockets." He was a Sonics fan and stuck with the franchise when it moved to Oklahoma City.