Recap - Rockets Defeat Detroit 118-110
Terrence Jones scored 22 points and chipped in with 10 rebounds for Houston on Saturday, leading the Rockets to a 118-110 victory over Detroit at Toyota Center.
Houston won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 10.5-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 214.5.
Houston got 20 points from James Harden and another 19 points from Patrick Beverley. James Harden contributed 12 assists, while Terrence Jones cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
The Pistons got a 23-point performance from Rodney Stuckey, who was supported by 21 points from Josh Smith. Brandon Jennings had 8 assists in a losing cause for Detroit, while Andre Drummond grabbed 17 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Houston were victorious, as the score was 69-46 at the break.
Detroit won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 47-44.
Houston looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Heat. The Pistons will aim to get back on the winning track vs New York.