Three quarters that got away
In each of their last three losses of the series, the Wolves had a quarter in which they were outscored by 15 or more points. In those quarters the point differential was 117-52:
Game 2: Rockets outscore the Wolves 37-17 in the second quarter, turning a 23-18 deficit into a 55-40 lead.
Game 4: Rockets outscore the Wolves 50-20 in the third quarter, turning a 50-49 lead into a 100-69 advantage.
Game 5: Rockets outscore the Wolves 30-15 in the third quarter, turning a 59-55 deficit into an 85-74 lead.