Return to OKC
Former Thunder MVP Russell Westbrook played his first game in Oklahoma City since being traded to the Houston Rockets in the offseason. Westbrook got a warm reception as fans chanted MVP after a video tribute. Westbrook had a strong game, scoring a game-high 34 points, but the Thunder spoiled his night beating Houston 113-92. With the win, OKC improved to 22-16 on the season, while the Rockets sit at 25-12.