Russell Westbrook scores 41 as Rockets edge Celtics in OT

Russell Westbrook scored a game-high 41 points and James Harden found redemption from a poor shooting night as the Houston Rockets capped a season sweep of the host Boston Celtics with a 111-110 win Saturday.

Harden scored 21 points on just 7-of-24 shooting and committed five turnovers. But his free throws, just his second and third of the game, gave Houston the lead. The Celtics’ Jaylen Brown sank the buzzer-beating three-pointer that forced overtime, corralling a loose ball after Jayson Tatum missed two free throws, the second one intentionally, with 5.1 seconds left and Boston trailing 104-101.

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