For a quarter, it looked a lot like a midseason game for the Thunder. Russell Westbrook was gunning, Kevin Durant was finding a scoring rhythm and Oklahoma City seemed to have things completely under control.
Westbrook scored 16 of the Thunder’s first 21 points — in about six minutes, mind you — with Durant adding 13. Neither played at all in the second half though and eventually the Rockets’ second (and third) unit outlasted OKC’s, 107-105.
It was 48 minutes of actual, real-life basketball though. And with some interesting storylines and questions coming into training camp and the preseason, we got a little look into it all Wednesday.
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