Rockets blast Thunder in Game 1

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HOUSTON — Will the real MVP please stand up!

James Harden led the Rockets with 37 points Sunday night, but he wasn't the only Rocket firing on all cylinders.

Patrick Beverley's electric play on both ends of the floor drove Houston to a 118-87 blowout win over the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Beverley finished the night scoring 21 points and grabbing 10 rebounds. Beverly also had the tall task of guarding MVP contender Russell Westbrook. On the night, Mr. Triple Double was held to 22 points on 6 for 23 shooting and committed 9 turnovers.

The Rockets lead the best of series 1-0 with Game 2 Wednesday night at the Toyota Center. Check out the postgame sound in the video below.