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Blast Off ... Finally

James Harden scores a playoff career-high 45 as the Rockets earn a 128-115 win in Game 4 to get their 1st of the series. Houston's 45 1st-quarter points | Curry's hard fall | Box score

Runnin' Rockets

Houston had lift off early and often in Game 4, finding some fuel previously missing.

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Not good, but great

James Harden hit a full-courter after Game 4's buzzer at half.


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Bad call?

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Let's talk MVPs

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Forty-Five for Game 4

James Harden's outpouring included seven 3s and 13 trips to the foul line. Go inside his effort here.