Kevin Martin temporarily made up for the absence of Russell Westbrook and helped advance Oklahoma City in the playoffs Friday with a 103-94 win over Houston.
Chandler Parsons racked up 27 points and 10 rebounds for Houston Monday and the Rockets avoided elimination with a 105-103 win over Oklahoma City.
Kevin Durant hit a late 3-pointer Saturday and Oklahoma City overcame a blown lead to edge Houston 104-101 and take a commanding first-round playoff lead.
A clutch 3-pointer from Kevin Durant put Oklahoma City in front for good with 2:28 remaining Wednesday and the Thunder went on to down Houston 105-102.
Pau Gasol's jumper kicked off a 7-2 run in overtime Wednesday, bringing the Los Angeles Lakers a 99-95 win over Houston.
Luis Scola struck for 26 points and 15 rebounds against his former Rockets teammates Monday, igniting the Phoenix Suns' 119-112 win over Houston.
Houston's James Harden pumped in 29 points and distributed nine assists Sunday, propelling the Rockets over Sacramento 121-100.
Chandler Parsons flirted with a season's-best scoring effort Wednesday in pacing Houston to a 112-102 victory over Sacramento.
Omer Asik's 13 points and 12 rebounds led a balanced Houston effort Saturday that offset the loss of James Harden in a 98-81 win over the Los Angeles Clippers.
Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol led six Memphis players into double figures Friday, powering the Grizzlies to a 103-94 win over Houston.