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Houston Rockets' P.J. Tucker, center, his held back by Oklahoma City Thunder's Steven Adams, right, as he confronts Dennis Schroder (17) after a foul during the second half of an NBA basketball first round playoff game Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Both players were ejected. Both Schroder and Tucker were ejected from the game. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Harden scores 31 points, Rockets beat Thunder for 3-2 lead

Aug. 29, 2020 10:30 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Russell Westbrook returned. Dennis Schroder left. That was a fortunate turn of events for the Houston Rockets. James Harden scored 31 points, and Westbrook came back from an injury to face his former team in the playoffs for the first time, helping the Rockets beat the...

Oklahoma City Thunder's Chris Paul, right, tangles with Houston Rockets' Jeff Green during the third quarter of Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Mike Ehrmann/Pool Photo via AP)

Schroder, Paul help OKC over Houston 119-107 in OT

Aug. 22, 2020 10:08 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Dennis Schroder scored 29 points, Chris Paul added 26 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder dominated in overtime to beat the Houston Rockets 119-107 on Saturday night and cut their deficit in the first-round series to 2-1. “We just wanted to fight," Paul said....

Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) celebrates with forward Jeff Green, left, after a play against the Oklahoma City Thunder during the fourth quarter of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kim Klement/Pool Photo via AP)

Harden scores 21 points, Rockets beat Thunder for 2-0 lead

Aug. 20, 2020 7:52 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — James Harden had 21 points and nine assists and the Houston Rockets made 19 of an NBA-record 56 3-point attempts to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 111-98 on Thursday for a 2-0 lead in the first-round Western Conference series. For all the long-range shots, Harden said the...

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Chris Paul, top, fouls Houston Rockets guard James Harden during the second half of Game 1 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kim Klement/Pool Photo via AP)

Harden's 37 points lead Rockets past Thunder in Game 1

Aug. 18, 2020 10:19 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — James Harden had 37 points and 11 rebounds, and the Houston Rockets rolled past the Oklahoma City Thunder 123-108 on Tuesday in Game 1 of their first-round Western Conference playoff series. Houston All-Star Russell Westbrook, who played his previous 11 years with the Thunder,...

Houston Rockets guard Russell Westbrook, center, goes up for a shot while San Antonio Spurs forward Keldon Johnson, left, defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kim Klement/Pool Photo via AP)

Thunder face Rockets, ex-OKC star Westbrook, in 1st round

Aug. 16, 2020 11:30 AM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Few imagined when the Oklahoma City Thunder traded cornerstone Russell Westbrook to Houston for Chris Paul last summer that the teams would meet in the playoffs this season. Most expected Oklahoma City to rebuild after sending All-Star Paul George to the Los Angeles Clippers, then...

Phoenix Suns' Devin Booker, left, tries to shoot past Oklahoma City Thunder's Abdel Nader, center, during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Aug. 10, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Mike Ehrmann/Pool Photo via AP)

Booker's 35 help Suns top Thunder, remain perfect in restart

Aug. 10, 2020 6:03 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Devin Booker scored 35 points, and the Phoenix Suns rolled past the short-handed Oklahoma City Thunder 128-101 on Monday to improve to 6-0 in the restart and improve their playoff chances. The Suns have surged in the Western Conference standings. They entered the day just 1...

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Terrance Ferguson (23), forward Darius Bazley (7), guard Chris Paul (3), guard Devon Hall (14) and guard Luguentz Dort (5) celebrate after defeating the Washington Wizards in an NBA basketball game Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kim Klement/Pool Photo via AP)

Thunder keep Wizards winless in bubble with 121-103 win

Aug. 9, 2020 4:02 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Rookie Darius Bazley scored a career-high 23 points off the bench, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat Washington 121-103 on Sunday to keep the Wizards the only winless team inside the NBA bubble. Bazley was 5 of 8 from 3-point range. Danilo Gallinari scored 20 points, and...

Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James (23) is defended by Oklahoma City Thunder's Chris Paul during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kevin C. Cox/Pool Photo via AP)

CP3 leads Thunder's rout of cold-shooting Lakers, 105-86

Aug. 5, 2020 10:22 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Chris Paul had 21 points, seven rebounds and six assists in the Oklahoma City Thunder's 105-86 victory over the poor-shooting Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night. Danilo Gallinari scored 19 points and Steven Adams had 18 for the Thunder (42-25), who never trailed in their...