Thunder-Rockets: Oklahoma City Lets Lead Slip Away

November 29th, 2009 by Casey Womack Leave a reply »
Some losses are understandable. Some losses just drive you insane.

This loss against the Houston Rockets is one where you go insane.

The Oklahoma City Thunder had every opportunity possible to come out of the Ford Center with a victory. 

The Thunder came out of the gates on fire offensively and was containing a very quick Rockets team. 

The beginning of the game looked very similar to how they played against Orlando a couple weeks ago that resulted in the Thunder embarrassing Dwight Howard and the Magic. However, this time they faced a tough physical Rockets team that dominated on the glass.

When was the last time you saw a team get 23 offensive rebounds? Go ahead, I'll wait.  Although, if you watched the game, you might have noticed the Rockets got plenty of lucky bounces off the rim that went straight back to a Houston player.

After three quarters of play, the Thunder led by two while having a loud Ford Center and a winnable defensive outing.

But then the Rockets got hot. It was all thanks to Aaron Brooks deciding to show up for the second half. His ridiculous quickness off the designed picks ...

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