Recap - Rockets Defeat Orlando 111-103
The Rockets got a 22-point performance from Omer Asik, who added 18 rebounds as Houston ran past Orlando 111-103 on Monday at Toyota Center.
Houston won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 11.5-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 201.5.
Houston got 19 points from Jeremy Lin and another 14 points from Francisco Garcia. Jeremy Lin contributed 11 assists, while Omer Asik cleaned the glass with 18 rebounds.
The Magic got a 28-point performance from Maurice Harkless, who was supported by 18 points from Tobias Harris. Beno Udrih had 10 assists in a losing cause for Orlando, while Nikola Vucevic grabbed 13 rebounds.
Houston led at halftime, 65-43.
Houston won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 54-48.
Houston looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Kings. The Magic will aim to get back on the winning track at San Antonio.