Rockets at Thunder live stream: How to watch online

The Oklahoma City Thunder (14-8) will host the Houston Rockets (15-7) on Friday night. Here is how to watch this Western Conference NBA game online.

Of the nine NBA games on the schedule for Friday, Dec. 9, the one between the Houston Rockets (15-7) and the Oklahoma City Thunder (14-8) has to be one of the most intriguing. Rockets shooting guard James Harden and Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook are former teammates that are playing like NBA MVPs.

Tipoff from Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City will be at 8:00 p.m. ET. FOX Sports Oklahoma will carry the game in Oklahoma City. Root Sports Southwest will have the telecast in Houston. This game will also be shown on ESPN for a nationwide audience. The available live stream can be found on WatchESPN.

Houston enters play at 15-7 on the year and in fourth place in the Western Conference. The Rockets trail the San Antonio Spurs (18-5) by 2.5 games in the Southwest Division standings. Houston has won four straight, has gone 8-2 in its last 10 games, and is 9-5 away from the Toyota Center this season.

Oklahoma City enters play at 14-8 on the year and in sixth place in the Western Conference. The Thunder lead the Utah Jazz (14-10) by a game in the Northwest Division standings. Oklahoma City has won six straight games, has gone 7-3 in its last 10, and is 9-4 at home this season.

Date: Friday, Dec. 9
Time: 8:00 p.m. ET
Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Venue: Chesapeake Energy Arena
Live Stream: WatchESPN

According to, this game will be a pick ’em between the Thunder and the Rockets. The associated moneylines are Houston -110 and Oklahoma City -110. This game’s over/under comes in at a combined 226 points.

This game will be a test of wills between MVP candidates Westbrook and Harden. Westbrook has been the slightly better player this season and the Thunder will prevail because of him.

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