Courtney Lee's layup, steal and ensuing three-pointer put the Rockets up 104-103 with just 15.3 seconds remaining in the game. Kevin Durant missed the game-winning attempt and Patrick Patterson blocked Serge Ibaka's follow attempt to preserve the victory. The Rockets played the game without its starting backcourt combination of Kyle Lowry and Kevin Martin who both missed the game with injuries.
Courtney Lee scored 21 points to lead the Rockets and also came up with four steals. Chandler Parsons scored 19 of his 21 points in the first half finishing 9-16 from the field. Luis Scola added 18 points while Goran Dragic and Patrick Patterson added 12 points each. Dragic finished with a team-high seven assists.
Kevin Durant led all scorers with 28 points while Russell Westbrook added 19. James Harden chipped in 16 points off the bench.
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