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NBA: Paul Leads Thunder Comeback, Tie Series Against Rockets

Orlando, USA - The Oklahoma City Thunder were led by Chris Paul in the fourth quarter battle and successfully tied the series against the Houston Rockets with a three-point victory, 117-114, in Game 4.

The Thunder had Dennis Schroder leading the offensive charge with 30 points and four three-pointers but it was Chris Paul that stabilized the team in the crucial minutes. The veteran point guard tallied 26 points, six rebounds, three assists and three steals.

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander settled for a double-double with 18 points and 12 rebounds along with six assists and two triples.

On the other side, the Houston Rockets had James Harden with a near triple-double of 32 points, 15 assists and eight rebounds. He also chipped in with four steals and six three-pointers.

The pivotal Game 5 of this best-of-seven series is set to happen on Wednesday, August 26.

The Scores:

Thunder (117) - Schroder 30, Paul 26, Gilgeous-Alexander 18, Adams 12, Dort 9, Gallinari 9, Bazley 7, Noel 6, Ferugson 0.

Rockets (114) - Harden 32, Gordon 23, House 21, Covington 14, Tucker 11, Green 10, McLemore 3, Rivers 0.

Quarterscores: 35-37, 60-60, 92-93, 117-114.

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