Kevin Durant glanced over at the locker next to him and it still didn't feel right that James Harden wasn't there.
The Lakers had their struggles, but defense carried them past the Thunder.
Lakers' Artest, and his blond 'do, keep Durant in check.
Without Tracy McGrady and Rafer Alston, the Rockets are better than ever, because of creative thinking and flexible plans.
ESPN.com previews the Rockets' season, with predictions, lineups, fantasy forecast and the NBA Dish podcast.