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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.

FINAL SCORES: Lakers Win Again, NBA Scores on Nov. 19

HOUSTON, TX (Sporting Alert) — A late turnover by LeBron James helped San Antonio beat Cleveland, while Wesley Johnson, Nick Young and Kobe Bryant hit late free throws and the Lakers win at the Rockets Wednesday night. “We’ve got to continue to play, continue to watch film, continue to go over situations, continue to be in situations and you learn from it,” James noted after his team was dropped at home by the defending champs.

Rockets Hand Heat First Defeat; Cavs Struggle, Lakers Lose Again: NBA Scores

MIAMI, FL (Sporting Alert) — Houston Rockets handed the Miami Heat their first defeat of the season, while the Los Angeles Lakers dropped to 0-5 and the Cavs struggled in Portland with another defeat on Tuesday. In the highlighted early season clash on the night, James Harden collected 25 points, 10 assists, nine rebounds and two blocks in the Rockets’ 108-91 victory over the Heat at AmericanAirlines Arena.

Spurs Start Title Defense With Win; NBA Opening Night Recap

SAN ANTONIO (Sporting Alert) — The San Antonio Spurs began the defense of their NBA title with an exciting 101-100 victory over the Dallas Mavericks at the AT&T Center on Tuesday night. There were also wins on the night for a very impressive looking Houston Rockets team that hammered the LA Lakers on the road, well as a dominant New Orleans Pelicans, which beat the Orlando Magic easily at home.