Rockets outlast Celtics in OT

Rockets outlast Celtics in OT

Aaron Brooks collected a game-high 30 points and dished out nine assists as the Houston Rockets toppled the Boston Celtics 119-114 in overtime Friday night.

Houston won the game as 11-point underdogs, while the combined score sailed OVER the posted total of 202.5.

Luis Scola added 27 points and 11 rebounds in a double-double performance for the Rockets. Chase Budinger chipped in with 24 points in the win.

Paul Pierce led the Celtics with 27 points, and Rajon Rondo added 23 points in the loss.