Modified: November 28, 2012 at 5:24 pm • Published: November 28, 2012 pan> @JenniCarlson_OK 7:03 p.m. Greetings from The Peake! #Thunder @JenniCarlson_OK 7:06 p.m. RT @DarnellMayberry: Meanwhile, a break for the Thunder...RT @Jonathan_Feigen Chandler Parsons is out with a sore right shoulder. @JenniCarlson_OK 7:06 p.m. Harden gets a big cheer from the #Thunder faithful. @JenniCarlson_OK 7:06 p.m. I'm not surprised that the #Thunder fans cheered. Wasn't sure it would be THAT big, though. @DarnellMayberry 7:07 p.m. Anybody who booed James Harden as he was just introduced were drowned out by a hearty chorus of cheers. @DarnellMayberry 7:11 p.m. James Harden is guarding Kevin Durant. @JenniCarlson_OK 7:14 p.m. So much going on here ... Classy move by Harden, Cook. Went to #Thunder bench after intros, shook hands with Brooks, other assistants. @DarnellMayberry 7:16 p.m. For some reason, Durant is relying on ball screens and settling for jumpers despite being guarded by Harden and Daequan Cook. Odd. @DarnellMayberry 7:16 p.m. That's better. As soon as I typed that he got to the rack for a reverse layup. @DarnellMayberry 7:17 p.m. Russell Westbrook blocks James Harden from behind and the crowd goes wild. @DarnellMayberry 7:18 p.m. Now Serge Ibaka blocks Harden from behind and the crowd goes even wilder! @DarnellMayberry 7:19 p.m. James Harden is 0-for-4 with one rebound and two turnovers in the first six minutes. Thunder leads 12-11. @JenniCarlson_OK 7:19 p.m. Harden's last two shots have been blocked. Hard. First was by RW, second by Ibaka. #Thunder @DarnellMayberry 7:21 p.m. I honestly can't tell who's pressing more right now, James Harden or Russell Westbrook. @JenniCarlson_OK 7:22 p.m. RT @DarnellMayberry: James Harden is 0-for-4 with one rebound and two turnovers in the first six minutes. Thunder leads 12-11. @JenniCarlson_OK 7:24 p.m. With 2:36 left in the 1Q, #Thunder trails the Rockets 19-18. @JenniCarlson_OK 7:24 p.m. Harden and Lin haven't been factors yet. Neither has hit a shot or scored. Three assists between them. @JenniCarlson_OK 7:26 p.m. #Thunder lineup now RW, Martin, Thabo, Collison and Thabeet. Rockets sub Morris for Harden. @DarnellMayberry 7:29 p.m. I love Daequan Cook. But the Rockets are in trouble if they're relying on him to put the ball on the floor and make a play. @JenniCarlson_OK 7:30 p.m. I know the sideshow of Harden's return is the story tonight, but this is a really entertaining game so far. #Thunder @DarnellMayberry 7:31 p.m. The Thunder is getting bullied on the boards. @DarnellMayberry 7:32 p.m. After one, the Thunder leads the Rockets 27-25. @DarnellMayberry 7:32 p.m. James Harden is still scoreless. @JenniCarlson_OK 7:33 p.m. RT @DarnellMayberry: After one, the Thunder leads the Rockets 27-25. @DarnellMayberry 7:37 p.m. Kevin Martin 8 on 3-for-5 shooting, James Harden 0 on 0-for-5 shooting. @JenniCarlson_OK 7:37 p.m. Harden -- more fouls than points. One foul, no points. @DarnellMayberry 7:40 p.m. Hasheem Thabeet just got ejected following some sort of altercation with James Harden. @DarnellMayberry 7:41 p.m. And with that, Harden is officially a villain for the rest of his trips to OKC. @DarnellMayberry 7:42 p.m. Replay shows only thing exchanged between Harden and Thabeet were a few expletives. Without knowing what was said, looked premature. @JenniCarlson_OK 7:42 p.m. Thabeet has been ejected. He contacted ref Marc Davis as he and Harden were "chatting". Thabeet didn't see it was a ref and elbowed him. @JenniCarlson_OK 7:43 p.m. Well, actually, now that I've seen a more extended replay, I think Thabeet could see that it was the ref. @JenniCarlson_OK 7:43 p.m. Wait, now they're saying that he hasn't been ejected. Thabeet back to a hero's welcome. Ha ha ha ... @DarnellMayberry 7:44 p.m. Upon further review, Hasheem Thabeet has been allowed to return to the game. The ejection has been revoked. Thabeet gets a standing ovation. @JenniCarlson_OK 7:44 p.m. Harden on the board with 8:54 left in the 2Q. @DarnellMayberry 7:45 p.m. The Rockets are on the verge of getting blown out. @DarnellMayberry 7:49 p.m. Durant is so freaking smooth. After hitting a 3 and being fouled by Harden, Durant held down his arm and extended 3 fingers...Harden's move! @DarnellMayberry 7:51 p.m. Durant didn't even bend down. He just extended his arm and gave a light scowl. Message sent. @JenniCarlson_OK 7:52 p.m. RT @DarnellMayberry: Durant didn't even bend down. He just extended his arm and gave a light scowl. Message sent. @RohdeOK 7:52 p.m. Kevin Durant drills 3 over James Harden, then calmly flashes Harden's "3" sign. "Hey, photo. PLEASE tell me you got that." @DarnellMayberry 7:54 p.m. Durant is feeling it. @JenniCarlson_OK 7:56 p.m. Harden now 0 of 8. Does he know this isn't The Finals? @DarnellMayberry 7:57 p.m. I'm giving Kevin Martin one BIG benefit of the doubt about his defense...But he just got beat off the dribble by Daequan Cook. @DarnellMayberry 8:00 p.m. Thunder 55, Rockets 37. @JenniCarlson_OK 8:00 p.m. This just in: When Harden is off, the Rockets stink. @RohdeOK 8:01 p.m. Jeremy Lin in 19 min: 0/1 FG; 0/0 3FG; 0/2 FT; 0 PTS. Thought you could make it in NYC, you could make it anywhere. #evidentlynot @RohdeOK 8:04 p.m. So far, it looks more like @JHarden13 was part of the @DC4Three trade with Houston. @JenniCarlson_OK 8:04 p.m. #Thunder going from the verge of a blowout to letting the Rockets back into this one. @JenniCarlson_OK 8:07 p.m. Halftime here at The Peake. #Thunder leads 57-45. @JenniCarlson_OK 8:07 p.m. Durant with 17 points, Ibaka with 12, Martin with 10. #Thunder @DarnellMayberry 8:07 p.m. At halftime, the Thunder leads the Rockets 57-45. James Harden has three points on 0-for-8 shooting. @RohdeOK 8:11 p.m. James Harden, Daequan Cook greeted warmly bit.ly/10Zu1QZ @DarnellMayberry 8:11 p.m. I predicted b4 the game that Harden would finish with 17 points. At halftime, he's got three and I'm still feeling good about my prediction. @RohdeOK 8:15 p.m. Story on Harden's warm welcome in OKC. newsok.com/article/3732795 @okcthunder #Thunder @JenniCarlson_OK 8:15 p.m. RT @RohdeOK: Story on Harden's warm welcome in OKC. newsok.com/article/3732795 @okcthunder #Thunder @JenniCarlson_OK 8:16 p.m. RT @RohdeOK: So far, it looks more like @JHarden13 was part of the @DC4Three trade with Houston. @DarnellMayberry 8:18 p.m. Fellow rookies & former teammates Jeremy Lamb and Terrence Jones just met at halfcourt b 4 warming up for the second half...and nobody cares @DarnellMayberry 8:23 p.m. Congratulations to the Washington Wizards on their first win of the season! @JenniCarlson_OK 8:24 p.m. We have a Harden basket! Comes at the 11:09 mark of the 3Q. He's now 1 of 10. #Thunder @DarnellMayberry 8:31 p.m. Daequan Cook just drove in for a nasty dunk. Yes, Daequan Cook. @JenniCarlson_OK 8:32 p.m. With 5:40 left in the 3Q, #Thunder leads the Rockets 70-58. @DarnellMayberry 8:35 p.m. Uh, how about a little defense, Durant? @JenniCarlson_OK 8:36 p.m. Kendrick Perkins has more field goals than James Harden. Just sayin'. @DarnellMayberry 8:45 p.m. True story. I spoke with an 80-year-old fan over the telephone for 30 minutes today. He critiqued every player, but really came down on FTs @DarnellMayberry 8:46 p.m. He said Westbrook and Durant were not focused at the line and it was driving him crazy. I bet he's going nuts right now. Russ is 1-for-4. @JenniCarlson_OK 8:50 p.m. End of 3Q: #Thunder 86, Rockets 74. Harden 1 of 12 with 10 points. @DarnellMayberry 8:52 p.m. Thunder 86, Rockets 74 at the start of the fourth quarter. @DarnellMayberry 8:56 p.m. Patrick Patterson is playing like he's trying to stick it to the Thunder for not demanding he was a part of the trade. @DarnellMayberry 8:57 p.m. And RIGHT after I typed that he misses a dunk that he tried to flush too hard. @DarnellMayberry 9:01 p.m. Daequan Cook 18 points on 7-for-15, James Harden & Jeremy Lin 16 points on 4-for-20. @JenniCarlson_OK 9:02 p.m. James Harden now has as many field goals as Perk. Just sayin'. @DarnellMayberry 9:18 p.m. This one's all but over. Main guys are being pulled. KD will finish w/ 37 points, seven rebounds and four assists. Harden w/ 17 on 3 of 16. @DarnellMayberry 9:22 p.m. The postgame hugs and confetti has the look of a team that just got bounced from the playoffs congratulating the team moving on. No lie.