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ROCKETS VS. THUNDER OVERALL RECORD
Houston Rockets 124   --   134 Oklahoma City Thunder
REG SEASON: 113-114 PLAYOFFS 11-20

Rockets vs. Thunder Regular Season
YEAR ROCKETS RECORD OPPONENT   YEAR ROCKETS RECORD OPPONENT
1968 San Diego 3 - 5 Seattle   1969 San Diego 3 - 3 Seattle
1970 San Diego 4 - 2 Seattle   1971 San Diego 5 - 1 Seattle
1972 Houston 3 - 3 Seattle   1973 Houston 2 - 2 Seattle
1974 Houston 1 - 3 Seattle   1975 Houston 1 - 3 Seattle
1976 Houston 2 - 2 Seattle   1977 Houston 3 - 1 Seattle
1978 Houston 0 - 4 Seattle   1979 Houston 2 - 2 Seattle
1980 Houston 1 - 1 Seattle   1981 Houston 4 - 1 Seattle
1982 Houston 2 - 3 Seattle   1983 Houston 1 - 4 Seattle
1984 Houston 3 - 2 Seattle   1985 Houston 3 - 2 Seattle
1986 Houston 3 - 2 Seattle   1987 Houston 1 - 4 Seattle
1988 Houston 3 - 2 Seattle   1989 Houston 2 - 2 Seattle
1990 Houston 2 - 2 Seattle   1991 Houston 2 - 2 Seattle
1992 Houston 1 - 3 Seattle   1993 Houston 1 - 3 Seattle
1994 Houston 2 - 2 Seattle   1995 Houston 0 - 4 Seattle
1996 Houston 0 - 4 Seattle   1997 Houston 3 - 1 Seattle
1998 Houston 1 - 3 Seattle   1999 Houston 2 - 1 Seattle
2000 Houston 1 - 3 Seattle   2001 Houston 2 - 2 Seattle
2002 Houston 2 - 2 Seattle   2003 Houston 2 - 2 Seattle
2004 Houston 1 - 3 Seattle   2005 Houston 3 - 1 Seattle
2006 Houston 3 - 1 Seattle   2007 Houston 3 - 0 Seattle
2008 Houston 4 - 0 Seattle   2009 Houston 3 - 0 Oklahoma City
2010 Houston 3 - 1 Oklahoma City   2011 Houston 1 - 3 Oklahoma City
2012 Houston 2 - 2 Oklahoma City   2013 Houston 3 - 6 Oklahoma City
2014 Houston 1 - 3 Oklahoma City   2015 Houston 3 - 0 Oklahoma City
2016 Houston 2 - 2 Oklahoma City   2017 Houston 7 - 2 Oklahoma City
2018 Houston 1 - 2 Oklahoma City    

Rockets vs. Thunder Playoff History
YEAR ROUND ROCKETS RECORD OPPONENT
1982 First Round Houston 1 - 2 Seattle Sonics
1987 Semifinals Houston 2 - 4 Seattle Sonics
1989 First Round Houston 1 - 3 Seattle Sonics
1993 Semifinals Houston 3 - 4 Seattle Sonics
1996 Semifinals Houston 0 - 4 Seattle Sonics
1997 Semifinals Houston 4 - 3 Seattle Sonics

Top Performances: Rockets VS. Thunder

1999-2000 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE SONICS:

  • Sonics 110, Rockets 107 : Maxwell kills Rockets
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 20, 1999 IN SEATTLE
    Ex-Rocket scores 15 in final quarter, leads Sonics past Rockets 110-107
  • Sonics 103, Rockets 96 : Sonic Trio Too Much
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | JANUARY 4, 2000 IN HOUSTON
    Francis great, Mobley struggles as Payton, Sonics outlast Rockets
  • Rockets 119, Sonics 116 : Walt Wins It!
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | APRIL 7, 2000 IN SEATTLE
    Wizard hits clutch three in final seconds, Rocks stun Sonics 119-116
  • Sonics 121, Rockets 112 : Payton's Revenge
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | APRIL 16, 2000 IN HOUSTON
    Sonic guard amasses career high 43, Seattle snaps Rocks' streak

2000-2001 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE SONICS:

  • Rockets 111, Sonics 104 : Hakeem, Rockets Stun Sonics
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 9, 2000 IN SEATTLE
    Houston comes up huge offensively in 111-104 road win in Seattle
  • Sonics 107, Rockets 92 : Six-Pack of Losses
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 27, 2000 IN HOUSTON
    Skid reaches 6 as Rocks crumble in 4th, Sonics soar in 107-92 rout
  • Sonics 93, Rockets 90 : Rockets Blow Chances
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | MARCH 24, 2001 IN SEATTLE
    Rocks crumbling, finish 0-3 road trip with late 93-90 loss in Seattle
  • Rockets 91, Sonics 88 : Thomas Downs Sonics
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | APRIL 5, 2001 IN HOUSTON
    KT's block & slam rescues Rockets in 91-88 home win over Sonics

2001-2002 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE SONICS:

  • Sonics 99, Rockets 81 : Frantic Without Francis
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 23, 2001 IN SEATTLE
    Rudy T tossed, Rockets hammered as Mason, Sonics roll 99-81
  • Rockets 101, Sonics 98 : Mobley Rains on Seattle
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | MARCH 12, 2002 IN HOUSTON
    Cat smokes Sonics for 38, 6 triples as Rockets hold on 101-98
  • Sonics 112, Rockets 82 : Drummed in Seattle
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 22, 2002 IN SEATTLE
    Rockets humiliated as Payton, Sonics roll to 30-point win in Seattle
  • Rockets 100, Sonics 98 : It's Langhi Time
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | APRIL 2, 2002 IN HOUSTON
    Forward scores career high, Rockets come back to beat Sonics

2002-2003 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE SONICS:

  • Sonics 104, Rockets 97 : Sonic Bust
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 5, 2002 IN HOUSTON
    Led by Payton, Seattle embarrasses Rockets on home floor
  • Rockets 83, Sonics 72 : MOOCHIE REDEMPTION
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 29, 2002 IN SEATTLE
    Struggling guard hits big shots to fuel huge 83-72 win in Seattle
  • Sonics 100, Rockets 94 : Rockets Fall To Sonics
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | MARCH 18, 2003 IN SEATTLE
    Late comeback falls short as 5-game win streak ends in Seattle
  • Rockets 101, Sonics 86 : Stayin' Alive
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 12, 2003 IN HOUSTON
    Rockets hold on to slim playoff hopes with 101-86 win over Seattle

2003-2004 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE SONICS:

  • Sonics 95, Rockets 88 : Free Throws Prove Costly
    BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 29, 2003 IN SEATTLE
    Rockets miss several freebies down stretch as Lewis, Sonics beat Rockets 95-88
  • Sonics 87, Rockets 86 : Rockets Fall Short
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 29, 2003 IN HOUSTON
    Ray Allen scores 28 as Rockets can't beat Sonics, fall at home 87-86
  • Sonics 97, Rockets 80 : Rockets Flattened By Sonics At Home
    BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 29, 2004 IN HOUSTON
    Francis, Yao, Rockets can't shoot straight as Seattle busts game open in 4th
  • Rockets 111, Sonics 107 : Old Man Leads Way
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 12, 2004 IN SEATTLE
    The Jackson Two combine for 47 points as Rockets beat Sonics 111-107

2004-2005 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE SONICS:

  • Sonics 87, Rockets 85 : Refs Rob Rockets Blind
    BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 22, 2005 IN HOUSTON
    Terrible officiating hits rock bottom lows late as Sonics steal one, 87-85
  • Rockets 97, Sonics 95 : Rockets Dish Payback To Sonics
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 8, 2005 IN SEATTLE
    McGrady, Yao clutch in the fourth as Rockets come up big, 97-95, in Seattle
  • Rockets 90, Sonics 78 : Tag Team Topples Sonics
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 11, 2005 IN SEATTLE
    McGrady and Yao combine for 58 points, 23 boards in 90-78 win in Seattle
  • Rockets 106, Sonics 78 : B-Team Showdown
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 20, 2005 IN HOUSTON
    Rockets reserves crush Sonic reserves in regular season finale, 106-78

2005-2006 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE SONICS:

  • Rockets 104, Sonics 98 : McGrady Keeps Rockets Rolling
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 15, 2005 IN SEATTLE
    Rocks win 104-98 in Seattle as T-Mac goes for 14 of his 34 in the final frame
  • Rockets 100, Sonics 77 : Rockets Trounce Sonics
    BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 3, 2006 IN HOUSTON
    Houston finally looks good in Toyota Center as McGrady, Rocks roll 100-77
  • Rockets 115, Sonics 87 : Rockets Decimate Sonics
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 29, 2006 IN HOUSTON
    Yao's 29 leads way, but Frahm, Stro provide sparks in 115-87 home rout
  • Sonics 104, Rockets 87 : Rough Road Trip
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 4, 2006 IN SEATTLE
    Yao fouls out as Wilcox, Allen help Sonics roll past Rockets 104-87

2006-2007 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE SONICS:

  • Rockets 103, Sonics 96 : T-Mac Continues Roll, Drops Sonics
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 3, 2007 IN HOUSTON
    McGrady goes for 31, 7 assists and 6 boards in 103-96 home knock of Seattle
  • Rockets 112, Sonics 102 : McGrady Too Much for Sonics
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 31, 2007 IN HOUSTON
    Defense looks sluggish, but T-Mac fires away for 36 and 9 dimes in 112-102 win
  • Rockets 95, Sonics 90 : Rockets Get Tough in Seattle
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 9, 2007 IN SEATTLE
    Yao erupts after hard foul, scores 31 in 95-90 win in Seattle to match Jazz in loss column

2007-2008 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE SONICS:

  • Rockets 96, Sonics 89 : Rockets Win, But Win Ugly
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 21, 2008 IN HOUSTON
    Yao's 30 and 17 boards fuel Rockets as they narrowly escape Sonics at home
  • Rockets 109, Sonics 107 : Rockets Pull Off Huge Comeback
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 23, 2008 IN SEATTLE
    McGrady, Rockets hit big shots, close on 25-10 run to take 109-107 win in Seattle
  • Rockets 79, Sonics 66 : Rockets Stifle Sonics
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 4, 2008 IN SEATTLE
    Houston holds Seattle to 30% shooting as T-Mac's 25 paces 79-66 road win
  • Rockets 103, Sonics 80 : Sonics Crushed 103-80
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 9, 2008 IN HOUSTON
    Battier leaves with injury as McGrady-less Rockets rough up Sonics in Houston

2008-2009 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE THUNDER:

  • Rockets 89, Thunder 77 : Cold Rockets Topple Thunder
    BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 1, 2008 IN HOUSTON
    Despite 36% shooting, Houston beats Oklahoma City 89-77 at the Toyota Center
  • Rockets 100, Thunder 89 : Thunder Fall, Lightning Strikes
    BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 17, 2008 IN OKLAHOMA CITY
    All three stars leave with mild injuries as Rockets take Oklahoma 100-89
  • Rockets 98, Thunder 96 : Rockets Narrowly Escape Thunder
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 9, 2009 IN OKLAHOMA CITY
    Lightning nearly strikes as Rockets skate past league's worst with 98-96 win

2009-2010 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE THUNDER:

  • Rockets 105, Thunder 94 : Rockets Roll Thunder
    BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 6, 2009 IN HOUSTON
    Landry, Ariza power Rockets at home past Westbrook, Thunder 105-94
  • Rockets 100, Thunder 91 : Quieting The Thunder
    BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 29, 2009 IN OKLAHOMA CITY
    Scola leaves with eye injury but Landry fills shoes in 100-91 win over Thunder
  • Rockets 95, Thunder 90 : Ariza Quiets The Thunder
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 19, 2009 IN HOUSTON
    Rockets lose Chase to injury, but Trevor scores 31 to knock out Oklahoma City
  • Thunder 122, Rockets 104 : Rockets Cold, Thunder Rolls
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 24, 2010 IN OKLAHOMA CITY
    Playoffs not likely in the cards after Rockets drop second straight, 122-104

2010-2011 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE THUNDER:

  • Thunder 116, Rockets 99 : Thunder Rolls Rockets
    BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 17, 2010 IN OKLAHOMA CITY
    With no answer for Durant and Westbrook, short-handed Rockets fall to 3-8
  • Rockets 99, Thunder 98 : Rockets Hold On, Quiet Thunder
    BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 28, 2010 IN HOUSTON
    Battier's strong showing on both ends leads Rockets over Thunder 99-98
  • Thunder 117, Rockets 105 : Durant's 32 Powers Thunder
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 15, 2010 IN OKLAHOMA CITY
    Rockets slip late in the third as Durant, Green power Thunder past Rockets
  • Thunder 118, Rockets 112 : Durant, Thunder Boom Rockets, 118-112
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 12, 2011 IN HOUSTON
    Rockets fall 118-112, record against top 8 teams in West slips to 2-12

2011-2012 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE THUNDER:

  • Thunder 109, Rockets 94 : Not In The Same League
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 6, 2012 IN OKLAHOMA CITY
    Rockets, playing without injured Kyle Lowry, get rolled by Thunder, 109-94
  • Thunder 98, Rockets 95 : Durant Drops Rockets Late
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 7, 2012 IN HOUSTON
    Dragic, Rockets hang tough and hold late lead, but Durant takes over - Rockets fall 98-95
  • Rockets 96, Thunder 95 : Rockets Shut Down Thunder Late
    BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 15, 2012 IN HOUSTON
    With big defensive stops coming late, Rockets win 96-95 behind Martin's 32
  • Rockets 104, Thunder 103 : ROCKETS SHOCK THUNDER
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 13, 2012 IN OKLAHOMA CITY
    Courtney Lee hits big baskets late as Rockets make huge comeback, win 104-103

2012-2013 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE THUNDER:

  • Thunder 120, Rockets 98 : Harden Struggles, Thunder Rolls
    BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 28, 2012 IN OKLAHOMA CITY
    Harden shoots just 3-16 from the floor in return to OKC, Rockets fall 120-98
  • Thunder 124, Rockets 94 : Thunder Terrorize Rockets
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 29, 2012 IN HOUSTON
    Harden, Rockets helpless as Westbrook, Durant go for 30+ each in 124-94 rout
  • Rockets 122, Thunder 119 : Linsanity Goes Crazy!
    BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 20, 2013 IN HOUSTON
    Harden scores career-high 46, Lin adds 29 in frantic 122-119 comeback win over Thunder
  • Thunder 120, Rockets 91 : Welcome to the Playoffs
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 21, 2013 IN OKLAHOMA CITY
    Rockets get rude awakening in Oklahoma City as Westbrook, Thunder roll 120-91
  • Thunder 105, Rockets 102 : Comeback Falls Short in OKC
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 24, 2013 IN OKLAHOMA CITY
    Harden, Beverley fuel Rocket comeback, but too much Thunder as Rockets in 0-2 hole
  • Thunder 104, Rockets 101 : Big Comeback Halted By Durant
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 27, 2013 IN HOUSTON
    Rockets take late lead after trailing by 26, but Durant's three bounces in for 3-0 OKC series lead
  • Rockets 105, Thunder 103 : Sweep? What Sweep?
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 29, 2013 IN HOUSTON
    Chandler Parsons goes for 27, 10 and 8 as Rockets beat Thunder 105-103
  • Rockets 107, Thunder 100 : Harden, Rockets Stun Thunder
    BOX SCORE | MAY 1, 2013 IN OKLAHOMA CITY
    Rockets send this back to Game 6 with a 107-100 shocker in OKC
  • Thunder 103, Rockets 94 : Thunder Close Out Rockets
    BOX SCORE | MAY 3, 2013 IN HOUSTON
    OKC bench comes through as Rockets misfire in the fourth, fall 4-2 in the series

2013-2014 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE THUNDER:

  • Thunder 117, Rockets 86 : Durant, Thunder Roll Over Tired Rockets
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 29, 2013 IN OKLAHOMA CITY
    In 4th game in 5 nights, Rockets can't shoot straight in 117-86 loss in OKC
  • Thunder 104, Rockets 92 : TALE OF TWO HALVES
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 16, 2014 IN HOUSTON
    Seriously? Rockets score just 19 in 2nd half after posting 73 in the first
  • Thunder 106, Rockets 98 : It's Getting Physical
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 11, 2014 IN OKLAHOMA CITY
    Durant's 42 too much, Thunder escape Rockets 106-98 in physical battle
  • Rockets 111, Thunder 107 : Harden Powers Rockets To Playoff Spot
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 4, 2014 IN HOUSTON
    Rockets clinch playoff berth behind Harden's 39-9-7, knock off Thunder

2014-2015 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE THUNDER:

  • Rockets 69, Thunder 65 : Rockets Shoot 29%... and Win!
    BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 16, 2014 IN OKLAHOMA CITY
    Brickfest in OKC, but Rockets come out with a 9-1 record
  • Rockets 112, Thunder 101 : Harden Haunts Former Team
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 15, 2015 IN HOUSTON
    Rockets use big first quarter to run away from Thunder in 112-101 home win
  • Rockets 115, Thunder 112 : HARDEN BURNS OKC
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 5, 2015 IN OKLAHOMA CITY
    Harden posts 41, hits key shots late in key 115-112 road win over Thunder

2015-2016 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE THUNDER:

  • Rockets 110, Thunder 105 : ROCKETS GET BIG WIN
    BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 2, 2015 IN HOUSTON
    Harden finally shows up as his 37 leads Rockets past Thunder for year's first win
  • Thunder 116, Rockets 108 : FEELING ROBBED
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 29, 2016 IN OKLAHOMA CITY
    Poor officiating, poor shooting downs Rockets in 116-108 loss at OKC
  • Thunder 111, Rockets 107 : Botched Pass Costly in OKC
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 22, 2016 IN OKLAHOMA CITY
    Rockets can't connect late, fall 111-107 on the road to Thunder
  • Rockets 118, Thunder 110 : Harden Quiets Thunder
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 3, 2016 IN HOUSTON
    Rocket guard explodes for 38 points, 9 assists in big 118-110 win over OKC

2016-2017 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE THUNDER:

  • Thunder 105, Rockets 103 : Blown Opportunity in OKC
    BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 16, 2016 IN OKLAHOMA CITY
    Rockets go scoreless for over six minutes to close, fall 105-103 to Thunder
  • Rockets 102, Thunder 99 : Beverley Locks Down Westbrook
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 9, 2016 IN OKLAHOMA CITY
    Houston guard shuts down OKC star late as Rockets take 102-99 road win
  • Rockets 118, Thunder 116 : THUNDER SILENCED
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 5, 2017 IN HOUSTON
    Rockets survive fourth quarter scare, beat Thunder on Nene free throws
  • Rockets 137, Thunder 125 : QUIETING THE THUNDER
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 26, 2017 IN HOUSTON
    Harden, Rockets thump Westbrook, Thunder in nationally televised game
  • Rockets 118, Thunder 87 : ROCKETS TAKE GAME 1
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 16, 2017 IN HOUSTON
    Beverley provides energy, Harden provides punch in blowout win
  • Rockets 115, Thunder 111 : COMEBACK WIN
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 19, 2017 IN HOUSTON
    Bev, Gordon clutch late to fuel come-from-behind win to take 2-0 lead
  • Thunder 115, Rockets 113 : Coming Up Just Short
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 21, 2017 IN OKLAHOMA CITY
    Harden three for the win comes up short as series lead falls to 2-1
  • Rockets 113, Thunder 109 : BIG BALLER NENE
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 23, 2017 IN OKLAHOMA CITY
    Rockets big man saves day with huge performance in Game 4 win
  • Rockets 105, Thunder 99 : MOVING ON UP
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 25, 2017 IN HOUSTON
    Rockets shut down Westbrook in 4th to take series 4-1

2017-2018 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE THUNDER:

  • Thunder 112, Rockets 107 : Rockets Fall To Thunder on Christmas Day
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 25, 2017 IN OKLAHOMA CITY
    Rockets hang tough with Thunder, but no Paul, Capela takes toll in loss
  • Rockets 122, Thunder 112 : Rockets Too Much Trouble For Thunder
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 6, 2018 IN OKLAHOMA CITY
    Paul's 25, Harden's 23 fuel Rockets to their 16th straight win
  • Thunder 108, Rockets 102 : Frigid Close Ends Home Streak
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 7, 2018 IN HOUSTON
    Rockets go cold in second half, fall at home to Thunder 108-102

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