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Rockets Avoid Late-Game Collapse, Earn First Playoff Win Against Thunder

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Rockets Avoid Late-Game Collapse, Earn First Playoff Win Against Thunder
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Finally, the ball did not bounce 12 feet in the air and stab the Rockets in the heart. Kevin Durant did not get the last shot. The Rockets held on. After consecutive games in which the Rockets did everything but close out the win, they held on as a final Oklahoma City shot to force overtime fell short, as the Rockets held on for a 105-103 win Monday at Toyota Center, sending the first-round series back to Oklahoma City with the Thunder leading 3-1.

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