The Houston Rockets took Game 1 over the San Antonio Spurs on the road with a blowout victory. They led by 11 points after the first quarter, as they outscored the Spurs 34-23. They had an incredible 30 point lead at halftime, as the score was 69-39 after two quarters. The visitors managed to hold on to their lead and win, 126-99.

Excellent shooting night for the Rockets

The Houston Rockets shot 40 of 87 from the field and an amazing 22 of 50 from the outside. They missed just three free throws, as they shot 24 of 27 from the three point line.

Surprisingly, Trevor Ariza led The Rockets in scoring with 23 points, while shooting 7 of 14 from the field and 5 of 10 from downtown.

James Harden posted a double-double with 20 points and 14 assists, as he shot 6 of 13 from the field, 3 of 8 from the outside, and 5 of 5 from the Free Throw Line. Harden also had four steals and only three turnovers. Clint Capela also had a big double-double, as he scored 20 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in just 24 minutes on the floor. Capela shot an efficient 8 of 10 from the field and 4 of 5 from the free throw line.

Ryan Anderson added 14 points, six rebounds and three assists, as he hit four of his 10 three point attempts. Both Eric Gordon and Lou Willams scored in double-digits off the bench. Williams had 13 points, while shooting 4 of 8 from the field and 2 of 4 from the three point line. Gordon also shot 4 of 8 from the field, as he hit three shots from the outside and scored 11 points in 23 minutes of play.

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Kawhi Leonard led the Spurs

The Spurs shot poorly (37 percent from the field and 31 percent from the three point line). Kawhi Leonard finished the game with 21 points, 11 rebounds and six assists, while shooting 5 of 14 from the field, including 3 of 7 from the outside and 8 of 8 from the free throw line. LaMarcus Aldridge had an awful night with just four points and six rebounds in 25 minutes on the floor, as he took only seven shots.

David Lee also struggled from the field, as he missed both of his shots and scored four points from the free throw line. Tony Parker scored 11 points, grabbed four rebounds and had three assists, as he shot 3 of 9 from the field in 22 minutes of play. Jonathan Simmons was the only other player for the Spurs to score in double-digits, as he had 11 points in 20 minutes on the floor.

The next game is on the schedule for Wednesday, at 9:30 pm at the AT&T Center in San Antonio.