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Thunder top Rockets to even first-round playoff series 2-2

Game 5 will be played in the NBA Bubble on Wednesday.
Credit: AP
Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) drives against Oklahoma City Thunder guard Luguentz Dort (left) during the second half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kim Klement/Pool Photo via AP)

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla — Dennis Schroder scored a career playoff-high 30 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied from 15 points down in the third quarter to beat the Houston Rockets 117-114 and even their first-round Western Conference playoff series at two wins apiece.

Chris Paul scored 26 points and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander added 18 points and 12 rebounds for the Thunder, who won despite allowing 23 3-pointers.

James Harden had 32 points, 15 assists and eight rebounds for Houston.

Eric Gordon scored 23 points and Danuel House added 21 for the Rockets, who won the first two games of the series.