Rockets Open Fast To Setup Win Over Thunder, 112-101

James Harden scored 31 points and led five other teammates into double digit scoring and the Houston Rockets defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 112-101 at Toyota Center here in Houston on Thursday night. The Rockets (28-12) knocked down a series of shots early on its way to scoring a season-high 40 points for the first quarter to help setup the victory, the Thunder failed to recover from an early 22 point deficit.