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Terrence Jones scored 20 points to lead the Houston Rockets to a 107-105 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night in the preseason opener for both teams at State Farm Arena.
Russell Westbrook had 19 points to lead the Thunder while Kevin Durant added 13. The Thunder stars played in the first half. Durant shot 5 of 10 from the field, had two 3-pointers and two steals. Westbrook was 6 of 9 from the field and had three assists.
Jeremy Lin made his debut in his second stint with the Rockets, this time, though, with a long-term contract and as the face of the franchise. He played nearly 20 minutes, finishing with three points on 1-of-3 shooting, six assists and three steals.
Rockets first-round draft pick Royce White remained in Houston to work on his conditioning. Thunder center Kendrick Perkins, forward Serge Ibaka and guard Thabo Sefolosha did not play due to injuries.
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HIDALGO, Texas (AP) -- Terrence Jones scored 20 points to lead the Houston Rockets to a 107-105 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night in the preseason opener for both teams at State Farm Arena.
Russell Westbrook had 19 points to lead the Thunder while Kevin Durant added 13. The Thunder stars played in the first half. Durant shot 5 of 10 from the field, had two...
The Oklahoma City Thunder’s alternate uniforms for the 2012-2013 season seem to have been leaked by the NBA 2K13 video game. Steve Noah, who owns the sports gaming site “Operation Sports,” gave a preview of several alternate NBA uniforms on Tuesday based on images from the video game. He shared pictures of the Nuggets, Spurs, Blazers, Nets, and Thunder alternate jerseys for...
Royce White will be called many things this season, but one of them should be brave. By publicly acknowledging his struggles with anxiety -- and labeling it a form of mental illness -- he has already cost himself hundreds of thousands of dollars, perhaps millions, after falling to 16th in the NBA draft, lower than a player of his basketball gifts would be expected to slip.
Since the Oklahoma City Thunder came into existence back in 2008, the team hasn't had the opportunity to work in an alternate jerseys.However, one intrepid hacker with a copy of NBA 2K13 found a way to find the Thunder's new alternate uniforms which are seen below:If you note, the Thunder name is spelled wrong but that is probably due to the roster modification to get the...
Jeremy Lin is entering his first season with the Houston Rockets. After his breakout season with the New York Knicks last year and after the phenomenon that was Linsanity, Lin will have a microscope on him to see how he responds to playing in the smaller market. In addition, Lin will have to prove that he has recovered from the knee injury he suffered last season. Lin has not...
Hasheem Thabeet had an impressive game offensively on Wednesday for the Thunder, scoring 10 points on 5-for-6 shooting in 14 minutes.
Perry Jones III could begin to take some of the minutes that had been going to Daequan Cook in the Oklahoma City Thunder rotation.
Royce White practiced with the Rockets for the first time on Monday after arriving late due to negotiations in regards to his anxiety disorder.
The Oklahoma City Thunder started their second week of practice on Monday and head coach Scott Brooks is focusing on the void left by Kendrick Perkins’ offseason groin surgery.
Well, say this much for the Houston Rockets: Long gone are the days of Yao Ming and Tracy McGrady that got them nowhere. Long gone is last season, for that matter.
Today, the Rockets are a mishmash of new veterans and draft picks, a roster full of folks who could spend three years just trying to remember their teammates first and last names.
Then again, you normally dont get that...