The Rockets report, brought to you by APG&E: Rockets edge the Celtics in OT 111-110
The Rockets beat the Celtics in a close overtime matchup on the road in Boston with a final score of 111-110. The Rockets nearly beat the Celtics in regulation but the Celtics were able to tie the game with a late Jaylen Brown three-pointer in the fourth quarter.
James Harden's two free throws put the Rockets up in OT and this time the Celtics missed their shot at the buzzer so Houston could escape with the win.
Star of the game: Russell Westbrook continues his recent tear. He scored 41 points on 16 of 27 shooting and added eight rebounds and five assists. Westbrook has thrived in the small ball lineup and the Rockets are better for it.
Coming up: The Rockets now head to New York where they will face the Knicks on Monday.