The Oklahoma City Thunder fell to the Houston Rockets 105-99 on Tuesday night, and Houston wins the first round series 4-1. It’s over.
In a way, Russell Westbrook’s regular season heroics gave us an irrational belief that OKC could make some playoff noise. In reality, the Rockets were most definitely better. The Thunder, despite having the likely NBA MVP, had too many glaring holes that need to be fixed and filled. Game 5 told the same story we’ve been told all season.