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Rockets use incredible 1st quarter, Harden's 45 to avoid Warrio…

Rockets use incredible 1st quarter, Harden's 45 to avoid Warriors sweep Updated 2 hours ago
The Houston Rockets needed a terrific performance to bounce back from a Game 3 blowout loss and extend their season. A 45-point first quarter certainly qualified as a pretty good foundation for their eventual 128-115 win. [Follow Dunks Don't Lie on Tumb…
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