Heading into Oklahoma City on Friday night, the Houston Rockets were looking to go up 3-0 on the Thunder in their first-round NBA playoffs matchup. Unfortunately for James Harden and company, they ran into not only Russell Westbrook but his supporting cast. The Thunder guard put on a show, but his teammates didn't let him down, helping to capture an 115-113 victory. Here's the recap of how Westbrook and his squad were able to bounce back and hold off the Rockets late for the latest win.

OKC's Game 3 win

On Friday night, Russell Westbrook came up with yet another impressive stat line. The OKC point guard scored 32 points on 11-for-24 shooting and also picked up 13 rebounds and 11 assists.

It was his second-straight triple-double in the playoffs which saw Westbrook join Jason Kidd in NBA history for achieving such a feat.

The Thunder also shot a blazing hot 55 percent from the floor tonight. In addition to that, not only did Russell Westbrook achieve his triple-double, but his supporting cast came through to help out in the win.

Taj Gibson added 20 points while Victor Oladipo and Andre Roberson combined for another 24. Enes Kanter came off the bench and added 10 points. In addition, Doug McDermott and Alex Abrines shot 4-for-9 from three-point range.

For the losing side, James Harden still had an amazing effort himself. The NBA MVP candidate put up 44 points on 11-for-21 shooting.

He also grabbed six boards and dished out six assists. However, the Rockets guard played with five fouls late and had seven turnovers. Harden had a great look at a three to win the game, but was contested by Roberson and came up short.

Lou Williams came off the bench to add 22 points for the Houston Rockets, while starter Ryan Anderson had 18.

The team managed to gain the rebounding edge 42-40 but also had 13 turnovers compared to just 11 for the home team. Still, they were just one shot away from making it a 3-0 lead and will likely carry that same momentum into the next contest.

When do they play next?

The Oklahoma City Thunder will host the next game in this series.

That meeting will take place on Sunday afternoon with a scheduled start time of 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time. ABC will show the live game coverage around the nation.

After that, the two NBA teams head back to Houston for Game 5 on Tuesday with the game time still to be decided as of this report. However, this could be one interesting series by then if Westbrook and company can snatch yet another big win at home to even things up on Sunday.

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