Today the Rockets and the Thunder started a playoff contest. This game is a very anticipated game for many fans. Since the two teams had core players with each other last season, their grievances ended Next, Paul came to the Thunder who thought he was going to be bad, but his outstanding leadership ability allowed the Thunder to still make the playoffs. The encounter between the two teams this year can be said to be a destiny.
Rockets Westbrook still missed the game. Rockets coach D'Antoni replaced House, and Gordon and Harden formed a new backcourt double shot. The Rockets felt hot in the first half. Harden and Jeff Green scored consecutively and led the Rockets to establish a big lead. They ended the half with 68-52. The Thunder failed to counterattack in the second half. In the end, the Rockets defeated the Thunder 123-108 and won the season. The playoffs started off well.
led by Harden, the Rockets performed impressively. Actively fighting, playing style is reasonable, role players show a very high level of competition. Especially Jeff Green, who scored 22 points on 8 of 12 shots and the highest positive or negative score in the game. Harden and Gordon’s double guns in the backcourt totaled 58+14. The Rockets’ internal disadvantage is a natural disadvantage. This cannot be changed, but the Rockets also have their own advantages, that is, they have the most luxurious guard in the league. group. In addition to Westbrook and Harden, Gordon, Covington, Jr. Rivers, McClemore and House are also very powerful in immediate combat.
It is worth mentioning that the Rockets won the game easily and freely, especially Harden did not sweat at the last moment, but Paul did his best and did not lead the team to victory. Said that the Thunder's voice was quite high before, but there was still a gap when encountering this Rockets. This game also showed that it is very terrible to have a team with the top five players in the league.
Data: Harden 37 points, 11 rebounds and 3 assists, Green 22 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists, Gallinari 29 points, 3 rebounds and 3 assists, Paul 20 points, 10 rebounds, 9 assists and 2 steals. Harden accepted an interview after the game: "Jeff is very aggressive tonight, Eric has recovered himself, from now on we need this performance in every game." Harden said.