Rockets rout Warriors in Game 2 to even series

Series heads to Oakland after 127-105 Houston win

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James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets drives to the basket against the Golden State Warriors in the second half of Game 2 of the Western Conference finals on May 16, 2018, at Toyota Center in Houston, Texas.

The Houston Rockets bounced back Wednesday night to rout the Golden State Warriors 127-105 and tie up the Western Conference finals at one game apiece.

James Harden and Eric Gordon each scored 27 points in a victory that saw five Houston players score 16 points or more. Harden added 10 rebounds for his fourth double-double of the playoffs.

P.J. Tucker added a playoff career-high 22 points, while Trevor Ariza had 19 points and Chris Paul scored 16.

Kevin Durant led Golden State with 38 points, while Stephen Curry was the only other Warrior to score in double digits with 16 points.

Game 3 will be Sunday night in Oakland.

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