Tag: Houston Rockets

Oklahoma City Thunder | March 21, 2021

The Thunder Lowdown | Game #42: Short-Handed Thunder Gives Houston 20th Consecutive Loss

OKC was hot from downtown at different points during the matchup, but in the end, it was a defensive stop from Luguentz Dort that saved the day as the Thunder handed the Rockets a 114-112 loss, Houston’s 20th in a row.

Oklahoma City Thunder | March 21, 2021

OKC Thunder | Game #42 Preview: Rockets

At the beginning of February, the Oklahoma City Thunder hosted the Houston Rockets twice in 3 days, and those games could not have been more polarizing. In the first one, Houston slapped OKC by 30, but in the second matchup, it was the Thunder with the big win, a 17-point victory over the Rockets. Today, the two teams meet for the third and final time this season.

Oklahoma City Thunder | March 21, 2021

Thunder Against The Spread | Sticking With The Under Against Houston

There are a couple of things outside of the season trends that need to be considered here. First, this game has some draft pick implications and it’s pretty important that OKC win it. For that reason, I expect the Thunder to have a shorter bench this afternoon. Secondly, Houston is bad…just really bad. The Rockets haven’t won a game since February 4th and are riding a franchise record 19-game losing streak.

Oklahoma City Thunder | February 1, 2021

OKC Thunder | Game #19 Preview: Rockets

The Oklahoma City Thunder had a rough start to the weekend after a gut-wrenching 147-125 blowout loss on Friday night against the Brooklyn Nets. After a couple of days off, the Thunder now has a busy week of 4 games in 6 days where they will play just 2 teams in total, starting off with the Houston Rockets tonight.

Oklahoma City Thunder | December 23, 2020

OKC Thunder | Season Opener Against Rockets Postponed

Following a Wednesday afternoon full of speculation around the status of the Houston Rockets and their available for the the Oklahoma City Thunder’s season opener, the announcement about the game was finally made:

Oklahoma City Thunder | December 23, 2020

OKC Thunder | Game #1 Preview: Rockets

The Oklahoma City Thunder ended their 2019-20 campaign almost 4 months ago when they were knocked out of the first round of the playoffs against the Houston Rockets, and now they take on the Rockets to kickoff the 2020-21 season.

Oklahoma City Thunder | September 2, 2020

OKC Thunder | Round 1, Game 7 Preview: Houston Rockets

From 0.2% chance of making the playoffs to Game 7 against the Houston Rockets, the Oklahoma City Thunder has had quite the trip so far this season. After pulling out a narrow 104-100 victory over the Rockets in Game 6, the Thunder is hoping to pull out a series comeback with another upset in Game 7 tonight.

Oklahoma City Thunder | August 31, 2020

Thunder Forces Game 7 with Dramatic Win Over Rockets

The Oklahoma City Thunder rose to the occasion in Game 6 against the Houston Rockets, and after taking a 2-point lead into the fourth quarter, the Thunder trailed the Rockets 98-92 with just 4:19 left in the game. It was all OKC the rest of the way, though, as back-to-back threes from Chris Paul helped spark a 12-2 Thunder run to finish out the game, giving OKC the 104-100 victory.