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Struggling Rockets fall to Thunder

The Rockets blew a double-digit lead in the fourth quarter.
Credit: AP
Houston Rockets center Clint Capela, top, falls over Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

HOUSTON — Chris Paul scored 28 points and Danilo Gallinari added 25 as the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied from a 15-point fourth-quarter deficit to get a 112-107 win over the Houston Rockets on Monday.

Paul scored 27 of his 28 points in the first half.

Gallinari and Dennis Schroder, who scored 17 of his 23 points after halftime, carried the Thunder after the break.

James Harden shot 1 of 17 from 3-point range for the Rockets and finished with 29 points.

Russell Westbrook had 32 points, 12 assists and 11 rebounds against his former team.

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