All tied up: Rockets seize momentum from Warriors and even series 2-2

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USA TODAY Sports’ Martin Rogers breaks down how the Rockets tied their series with the Warriors at 2.
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HOUSTON — Golden State, you have a problem. A Houston problem.

The wildly entertaining and physical scrap that has been this Western Conference semifinal went into overdrive on Monday night as the Rockets won a second straight home game, 112-108, to level the series at 2-2 and write another chapter in the modern history between these fierce rivals.

James Harden was unstoppable with 38 points, Eric Gordon made another telling contribution with 20, and the two-time defending champions have an almighty battle on their hands if they are to continue their push for another championship.

After being on the cusp of a 3-0 advantage when Game 3 went to overtime on Saturday the Warriors have seen momentum slip entirely away from them.

In truth, it hasn’t really slipped, it has been yanked clear of their grasp, the fiery Rockets finding…

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