HOUSTON (Sporting Alert) — James Harden and the Houston Rockets play host to Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder at the Toyota Center on Thursday night.
Durant and the Thunder (28-10) are ready to get back to winnings after losing 90-87 to the Memphis Grizzlies on Tuesday night, which was their third in four games.
Houston (26-14), in the meantime, has won three in a row and five of the last six, including Wednesday night’s 103-100 victory against the New Orleans Pelicans.
When these two team last met on Dec. 29, the Thunder picked up a 117-86 win in Oklahoma City and the Rockets will be hoping to return the favor in Houston.
Oklahoma City: Reggie Jackson (PG) Thabo Sefolosha (SG) Kevin Durant (SF) Serge Ibaka (PF) Kendrick Perkins (C).
Houston: Jeremy Lin (PG) James Harden (SG) Chandler Parsons (SF) Terrence Jones (PF) Dwight Howard (C).