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NBA Highlights: Westbrook Scored 41, Lifted Rockets Past Celtics

by | Posted on: March 1st, 2020 | No Comments |

Here are the game highlights of the match between the Boston Celtics and the Houston Rockets which was scheduled on March 1, 2020 (PHI time).

It’s the battle of the best small-ball squads in the NBA and this time around it was the visiting Rockets went supreme against the Celtics.

In the first half, Boston had a better execution on their offense as they were able to pile a lead as much as 17 points.

Yet, in the third quarter, Houston found their touches from beyond the arc and bombarded the home-team with seven three-pointers and reclaim the lead.

In the fourth period, the game was dominated by the Rockets until Celtics’ forward Jaylen Brown swished his three-pointers to beat the final buzzer and sent the game to overtime.

In the extended period, it was a tug-of-war for both teams but it was the defense of the Rockets that helped them to secure the win.

Houston’s superstar guard Russell Westbrook led his squad with 41 points and eight boards while James Harden had 21 points and eight dimes.

For Boston on the other hand, Jayson Tatum’s hot shooting continues as he paced his squad with 32 points while Jaylen Brown and Marcus Smart had 26 and 22 points respectively.