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Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) goes to the basket between Houston's James Harden (13) and Eric Gordon (10) during an NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, March 6, 2018.  Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman
Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook (0) goes to the basket between Houston's James Harden (13) and Eric Gordon (10) during an NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Houston Rockets at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, March 6, 2018. Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman

THUNDER VS. ROCKETS

When: 8:30 p.m., Tuesday

Where: Chesapeake Energy Arena

TV: FS Oklahoma (Cox 37/HD 722, Dish 412, DirecTV 675, U-verse 751/1751); TNT (Cox 31/HD 730; Dish 138; DirecTV 245; U-verse 108/1108)

Radio: WWLS-AM 640/98.1 FM

Three things to know

• Houston has only played 25 games with its projected starting lineup but is 21-4 this season when starting Paul, James Harden, Eric Gordon, P.J. Tucker and Clint Capela.

• Russell Westbrook has 136 career triple-doubles, two shy of tying Magic Johnson for the second most in NBA history. Oscar Robertson is No. 1 with 181.

• During its three-game winning streak, the Thunder is No. 1 in the NBA in second-chance points (23), sixth in fast-break points (20.7) and fifth in points in the paint (59.3).

PROJECTED STARTERS

Rockets (53-28)

Player;;Ht.;;Pts.;;Reb.;;Ast.

G;;Chris Paul;;6-0;;15.5;;4.5;;8.5

G;;James Harden;;6-5;;36.1;;6.6;;7.6

G;;Eric Gordon;;6-4;;16.3;;2.2;;1.9

F;;P.J. Tucker;;6-5;;7.4;;5.8;;1.2

C;;Clint Capela;;6-10;;16.6;;12.7;;1.5*

Thunder (47-33)

Player;;Ht.;;Pts.;;Reb.;;Ast.

G;;Russell Westbrook;;6-3;;23.0;;11.0;;10.7

G;;Terrance Ferguson;;6-7;;6.8;;1.8;;0.9

F;;Paul George;;6-9;;28.1;;8.1;;4.1

F;;Jerami Grant;;6-9;;13.5;;5.2;;1.3*

C;;Steven Adams;;7-0;;14.1;;9.6;;1.6

*-Blocks per game

Erik Horne, Staff writer

Erik Horne

Erik Horne is in his fourth season on the Thunder beat. Horne joined The Oklahoman as a sports web editor/producer in September 2013 following a five-year stint at The Ardmoreite (Ardmore) – first as a sports writer, then sports editor. At The... Read more ›

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