“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.
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.