NBA playoffs: Kevin Durant proves too much for the Rockets, who lose Game 1 and home court


HOUSTON — The Houston Rockets spent the previous year utilizing each waking minute attempting to beat the Golden State Warriors.
Houston pursued perseveringly after the No. 1 general seed in the West, endeavouring to guarantee a playoff arrangement between these two groups would start here. Houston spent the previous summer including another border maker in Chris Paul to take the scoring load off James Harden, included protective pros in Paul, P.J. Tucker and Luc Mbah a Moute to contain Golden State’s scorers and executed an exchanging protective plan on the opening day of preparing camp to check Golden State’s passing and hostile activities.