The Houston Rockets used a 38-point outburst in the third quarter to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder and avoid a sweep 105-103 last night.
Oklahoma City was down throughout the second half, but stormed back late in the fourth quarter thanks to Kevin Durant.
A few seconds after draining a three-pointer to pull within four, Durant crossed over Carlos Delfino, blew by James Harden, and slipped between Francisco Garcia and Omer Asik at the rim to throw down a dunk.
Durant has had to force the issue on offence since Russell Westbrook went down, and no play represents that forced selfishness more than this 1-on-4 dunk.
It made it 105-103 with 1:13 left:
Oklahoma City had a chance to tie it on the final possession, but Serge Ibaka missed a wide-open put back layup:
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