OKLAHOMA CITY — Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook each scored 29 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder recovered after squandering a 15-point lead in the fourth quarter to beat the Houston Rockets 105-102 on Wednesday night and take a 2-0 series lead.
Durant hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 2:28 to play, and the Thunder didn’t relinquish the lead after that.
James Harden scored 36 points.
Game 3 is Saturday night in Houston.
• Pacers 113, Hawks 98
INDIANAPOLIS — Paul George followed his triple-double by scoring a playoff career-high 27 points to lead Indiana past Atlanta on Wednesday night.
The Pacers lead the best-of-seven first-round series 2-0.
George, playing in his first game since being named the league’s Most Improved Player, was 11 of 21 from the field, had eight rebounds, three assists and four steals and again played well defensively. George Hill had 22 points.
Atlanta was led by Devin Harris with 17 points.
The Hawks head home for Game 3 on Saturday.