The Houston Rockets have tied the Western Conference semifinals with a 112-108 victory over the Golden State Warriors Monday night. The series is tied at 2-2.
James Harden yet again put on an MVP caliber performance with 38 points and 10 rebounds to lead the way for Houston. Eric Gordon put in 20 points after a 30 point mark in game three. P.J. Tucker had another gritty game with 17 points and 10 rebounds. Chris Paul scored 13 and had eight assists. Austin Rivers came off the bench to play 33 big time minutes for the Rockets and scored 10 points while grabbing six rebounds.
Houston controlled the boards and grabbed 13 offensive rebounds compared to the Warriors eight. The Rockets were more aggressive and continued to bring a more physical presence to the floor as they did in game three.
The series will shift back to Oakland with game five being played on Wednesday night. Tip-off is scheduled for 9:30pm CT.