After a wild overtime win in Game 3, the Houston Rockets defeated the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 to tie the series at 2-2.
If you missed any of the action, check below for updates, stats and highlights from another thriller between the Rockets and Warriors.
Houston Rockets 112, Golden State Warriors 108
The series is tied at 2-2.
The Warriors made things interesting, going on a 7-0 run late to make it a one possession game with 19 seconds to play, but they missed two opportunities to force overtime - one from Kevin Durant, the other from Stephen Curry.
James Harden led the way for the Rockets once again, this time with 38 points, 10 rebounds and four assists. Eric Gordon was Houston's second-leading scorer with 20 points and PJ Tucker made a massive impact on both ends with 17 points, 10 rebounds, two steals and one block.
Tucker giving it everything! 💯 pic.twitter.com/oxvEJ7Pj0B- Houston Rockets (@HoustonRockets) May 7, 2019
For the Warriors, Curry broke out of his slump to score 30 points. Durant dominated yet again with a team-high 34 points to go along with seven rebounds and four assists, but it wasn't quite enough.
STEPH!! pic.twitter.com/ZvxGNyA359- Golden State Warriors (@warriors) May 7, 2019
The series now returns to Golden State for Game 5.
End of third quarter: Rockets 93, Warriors 84
The Rockets continue to light it up from deep. They are now 16-for-38 from the 3-point line through three quarters of play.
James Harden is responsible for six of those 3-pointers. He went 3-for-4 from the perimeter in the third quarter, pouring in 13 more points to bring his total to 31 for the game.
🎯🎯🎯 pic.twitter.com/21Ji066BkY- Houston Rockets (@HoustonRockets) May 7, 2019
Harden got some much-needed help from Eric Gordon in the third period to the tune of 10 points.
The combination of Harden and Gordon put the Rockets ahead by as much as 17 points, but Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry helped the Warriors cut into the deficit.
Durant had 16 points in the third quarter and Curry chipped in with nine.
Go ahead then, Steph 💦- Golden State Warriors (@warriors) May 7, 2019
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Based on how the first three games of this series have gone, expect a competitive fourth quarter.
End of first half: Rockets 61, Warriors 54
The Rockets outscored the Warriors 36-26 in the second quarter to take a seven-point lead at the half.
It would've been a double digit lead for Houston if it weren't for Andre Iguodala, who made a 3-pointer at the buzzer.
Headed to halftime- Golden State Warriors (@warriors) May 7, 2019
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James Harden set the tone for the Rockets in the second quarter with 13 points. He drained two of his four 3-point attempts, one over Stephen Curry...
🔥🔥🔥 pic.twitter.com/oFc3lWYxHC- Houston Rockets (@HoustonRockets) May 7, 2019
...the other over Klay Thompson:
2 Hard 2 Guard 🔥 pic.twitter.com/m1MGsAeXvH- Houston Rockets (@HoustonRockets) May 7, 2019
Kevin Looney was Golden State's leading scorer in the second quarter with seven points. Both Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant cooled off after an explosive first quarter, combining for seven points on 3-for-10 shooting from the field.
End of first quarter: Warriors 28, Rockets 25
Stephen Curry struggled in Game 3, but he's off to a strong start in Game 4.
The two-time MVP recorded 11 points and four assists in the first quarter, doing so on 5-for-9 shooting from the field. He scored or assisted on nine of Golden State's 12 field goals in the period.
"[Curry] just looked like himself," Steve Kerr told TNT during the break. "He's been doing this for a long time. Usually when he has a bad game he comes back pretty strong."
quick ✌️for 11- Golden State Warriors (@warriors) May 7, 2019
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Kevin Durant is also off to a strong start for the Warriors, picking off from where he left off in Game 3 with seven early points.
The leading scorer for the Rockets is PJ Tucker, who knocked down two of his three 3-point attempts, one of which was set up by James Harden.
Beard Vision 👀 pic.twitter.com/EvfRTovNZO- Houston Rockets (@HoustonRockets) May 7, 2019
Led by Tucker, the Rockets drained five of their 13 3-point attempts in the first quarter. The Warriors, meanwhile, made only one of their six 3-point attempts.