Rockets vs Suns Final: 101-98 - Recap
|Rockets vs Suns Final: 101-98 - Recap|
Houston got 33 points from James Harden en route to a 101-98 victory over Phoenix on Tuesday at Toyota Center.
Houston did not, however, defeat the Suns against the spread, which closed at 14.5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 214.5.
Francisco Garcia had 15 points for Houston and Jeremy Lin chipped in with 13 points. James Harden had 6 assists for the Rockets, while Omer Asik was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 22 boards.
Phoenix got 28 points from Luis Scola in a losing cause and another 15 points from Goran Dragic. Goran Dragic contributed 10 assists for the Suns, while Markieff Morris had 9 rebounds.
Houston trailed at halftime, 53-51.
The rebound battle favored Houston as they grabbed 44 boards, while Phoenix only had 41.
Houston looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Grizzlies. The Suns will aim to get back on the winning track at Dallas.