LeBron James scored the game-winner with a three-point basket in the fourth quarter.
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James Harden scored 24 points as the Houston Rockets sailed through to the second round of the NBA playoffs by crushing the Minnesota Timberwolves 122-104 in Game 5 Wednesday.Not to be outdone, Russell Westbrook scored 45 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder came back from 25 points down in the second half to fight off elimination and beat the Utah Jazz 107-99 .After scoring 22 points in Houston's 50-point third quarter in a game four rout Monday, Harden tallied half of Houston's 30 points in the third quarter Wednesday to give Houston the lead for good.Karl-Anthony Towns led the Timberwolves with 23 points and 14 rebounds, and Jamal Crawford added 20 points off the bench.James beat his chest in triumph, then jumped on the scorers' table to acknowledge the crowd.He finished with 44 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists, making all 15 of his free throws.Westbrook also had 15 rebounds and seven assists.
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