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Houston Defeats Atlanta 112-106 - Recap

The Rockets got a 24-point performance from Aaron Brooks, who added 10 assists as Houston ran past Atlanta 112-106 on Saturday at Philips Arena.

The Rockets were an 8.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 204.5.

Houston got 20 points from Luis Scola and another 16 points from Kyle Lowry. Aaron Brooks contributed 10 assists, while Chuck Hayes cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.

The Hawks got a 30-point performance from Joe Johnson, who was supported by 24 points from Al Horford. Al Horford had 8 assists in a losing cause for Atlanta, while Josh Smith grabbed 12 rebounds.

Houston trailed at halftime, 58-56.

Houston won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 45-32.

Next game, Houston takes its act home to face Milwaukee looking for another win. For Atlanta, they head home to face Sacramento.