JJ Watt and Kealia Ohai have date night at Rockets game

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- Thousands of fans in Toyota Center were excited to watch two NBA MVP candidates James Harden and Russell Westbrook battle it out in the first round of the playoffs, but there were two other athletes that a lot of people had their eyes on as well.

Houston Texans defensive end JJ Watt and his girlfriend Houston Dash star Kealia Ohai had date night Sunday at the Rockets game. The love birds were spotted courtside.

Watt and Ohai were seen doing couple things like holding hands and him placing his hand on her knee.

This may have been the first time the two were seen in public since they made their relationship official.

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Watt and Ohai had secretly been dating for a while, but it wasn't until recently that the couple made it public, with Ohai talking about it in a podcast interview and Watt posting photos of them on vacation for Ohai's birthday.

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Ohai had a big game Saturday at BBVA Compass Stadium after scoring the first goal of the 2017 season. The Dash won 2-0 against the Chicago Red Stars.

As for the Rockets, they took game one of the first round of the playoffs with a 118-87 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder. The next game is Wednesday in H-town at 7 p.m.

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