When the Rockets tipped off their Tuesday night game at Oklahoma City, there were just three teams in the league that Houston had not beaten. The Thunder was one of those teams.
James Harden and Dwight Howard combined for some early-game fireworks against the Thunder.
The last time the Rockets saw the Thunder, they were walking off the Toyota Center court following one of the worst-second half performances in NBA history.
For the second consecutive week, Rockets guard James Harden has been named western conference player of the week.