[ Minnesota Timberwolves vs Houston Rockets NBA Full Games Replay ]
The Rockets play host to the Timber-wolves in Game 1 of the Western Conference first-round playoffs at Toyota Center on Sunday evening. The Houston Rockets won the season series versus the Minnesota Timber-wolves 4-0. The Houston Rockets were dominant all season long, while the Timber-wolves started off very well and then went through a rough patch before they ended up having to fight for the last playoff spot in the West. The Houston Rockets finished the regular season first place in the West, with a 65-17 record, including a 34-7 home record. They averaged 112.4 points per game during the regular season, which was second most in the league. Harden led the league in scoring, with an average of 30.4 points per game, along with 8.8 assists and 5.4 rebounds per game. Chris Paul only played in five of the last 10 games of the season, and had been in and out during the season with a couple injuries, however he is expected to be ready for playoff action.