The Rockets clearly win Game 1 of the series. After a balanced first quarter Houston places a first set in the second quarter and in the fourth he keeps the Lakers just 18 points scoring 27. Russell Westbrook closes with 24 points, 9 rebounds and 6 assists, Gordon puts 23.
The best scorer of the match is James Harden. Barba scores 36 points shooting very well (12/20 from the field, with 3/6 from three and 9/12 from the line), for him also 5 assists, 2 rebounds, 2 steals and a block in 34 minutes on the court. The only drawback are the 5 turnovers, which however do not weigh on the final result.