Thunder vs. Rockets final score: James Harden leads Houston to comeback win, 122-119

Scott Halleran

The Rockets used a 17-2 run to climb back into contention and capped a thrilling roller coaster ride of a game with a big home win vs. a familiar opponent.

If fans at the Toyota Center didn't get enough of a show during All-Star weekend, they were treated to another on Wednesday night as the Houston Rockets defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder, 122-119.

The Rockets (30-26) completed an improbable comeback after being down double digits in the fourth quarter.

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James Harden led the way and was in the zone against his former team, finishing with 46 points on 14-of-19 shooting from the field and hit 7-of-8 three-pointers. Jeremy Lin had 29 points of his own and dished out eight assists with six rebounds. Houston made up for deficiencies on the glass by forcing 22 turnovers from the Thunder.

Thabo Sefolosha was an unlikely scoring co-leader for the Thunder (39-15) with Russell Westbrook as they each scored 28 apiece. Sefolosha had a hot shooting night from beyond the arc and connected on 6-of-10, while Westbrook nearly notched a triple-double by adding 10 rebounds and eight assists. Kevin Durant did achieve a triple-double with 16 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists.

Given the strong play of their superstars, it's a testament to how strong of a game Houston played to overcome the Thunder offense.

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