Thunder notebook: Houston's Kevin Martin on the mend

By John Rohde, Staff Writer, jrohde@opubco.com Modified: January 11, 2011 at 9:48 pm •  Published: January 11, 2011
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“Brooks is really good,” Scott Brooks said of Aaron Brooks. “He's a lot better than the Brooks they had in the '90s. This new and updated version is much better.”

FOR THE RECORD

The Thunder is:

16-2: When outrebounding opponents.

14-2: When it has more assists than opponents.

10-2: When converting 30-plus free throws in a game.

13-3: In games decided by seven points or less.

10-3: When Russell Westbrook has 10-plus assists.

13-5: With Serge Ibaka in the starting lineup.

4-3: On the first night of a back-to-back.

4-3: On the second night of a back-to-back.

3-0: In overtime this season.

11-7: On the road this season.

1-3: In its last four road games.

THE SERIES

Note that Wednesday night's Thunder-Rockets game starts at 7:30, not 7, inside the Toyota Center. … The last time the Sonics/Thunder franchise won in Houston was Feb. 22, 2005, which was Kevin Durant's junior year in high school. … The Rockets lead the all-time series 96-94.