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2017 Schedule
41-30, 2nd in Northwest

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Gerry Martinez and Juan Velazquez are longtime friends but might not get along today. They grew up in Houston, but Velazquez says, "I never really liked the Rockets." He was a Sonics fan and stuck with the franchise when it moved to Oklahoma City.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

The Beard is ready to ball.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Kevin Durant's name is all over the lyrics blaring from the Toyota Center sound system as ex-OKC teammate James Harden drains jumpers while getting ready to face the Thunder.

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Westbrook is merciless-- even in practice (0:44)

ESPN Stats and Information  

Patrick Beverly has held Russell Westbrook to a 29.6 percent shooting this season. Only John Wall (20.0) has held Westbrook to a lower field-goal percentage this season (minimum 20 attempts).

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Lou Williams' pockets flop like bunny ears as he gets loose.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Thunder fans think he's a villain, but there's a lot of love for Pat Beverley in Houston.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Rockets assistant coach Roy Rogers conducts a quick courtside film session with young big man Clint Capela to prepare for Russell Westbrook and the Thunder.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

The Kyle Singler hairdo is a sight to behold.

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Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

After taking bets, it took two shots for Russell Westbrook to hit the corner 3 that wraps up his warmup routine. It's a cross-court sprint at the Toyota Center, unlike in OKC.

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Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Russell Westbrook even goes hard in warmups.

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Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

James Harden as he walks in the Toyota Center: "I'm gonna tell 'em how it is."

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Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Russell Westbrook struts into the Toyota Center sporting a bucket hat, shirt with "FEAR OF GOD" on the back and some Thunder-blue highwaters.

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Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Thunder center Steven Adams will leave the high fashion to the flashy superstars. Unless you count the Thunder big man's camo backpack.

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Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Rockets PF Ryan Anderson arrives at the Toyota Center in a walking boot. He's out against the Thunder due to a sprained right ankle.

ESPN Staff  

According to ESPN'S BPI, the Rockets are big favorites vs. the Thunder on Sunday's game headlined by a matchup of the league's leading MVP candidates: James Harden and Russell Westbrook. Westbrook has 35 triple-doubles this season, while Harden has 35 points and 10 assists in each of his last four games.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Our guys Royce Young and Calvin Watkins have Thunder-Rockets double covered.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

It's all about The Beard in downtown Houston.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

It's a perfect morning for some pickup ball in Houston, but there's no run on Lanier Court across from the Toyota Center.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

The Texas 4-Step -- four marquee NBA games in two cities over four days -- is about to officially tip off with Thunder-Rockets.

ESPN Stats and Information  

Among NBA MVP candidates, LeBron James has the highest real plus-minus this season. As the name suggests, real plus-minus merely registers the net change in score (plus or minus) while each player is on the court.

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Harden and Westbrook together again (0:49)
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Harden, Westbrook had undeniable chemistry (0:52)

Team Stats

Points Per Game106.910th
Rebounds Per Game46.31st
Assists Per Game21.124th
Points Allowed105.918th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2016-174130.577
2015-165527.671
2014-154537.549
2013-145923.720
2012-136022.732

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