HOUSTON – MVP candidate Houston Rockets James Harden scored 34 points (4 assists, 8 rebounds, 2 blocks, and 3 steals) as the Houston Rockets moved forward to the Western Conference Semifinals despite a 47-point effort from Russell Westbrook to earn a 105-99 win on Tuesday night. The Rockets and head coach Mike Dantoni received steady play from Lou Williams who added 22 points, Patrick Beverley with 15 and Nene Hilario 14 points (7rebounds)- closed out the series 4-1 in front of some star power that included Hall of Famer Hakeem Olajuwon, rapper Travis Scott and reality star Kylie Jenner.
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The Houston Rockets await the winner of the Memphis Grizzles and San Antonio Spurs series.
Written by Andrew Mitchell for Woodlawn Post
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