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Houston vs Phoenix Recap - Rockets Win 96-89

The Rockets got 16 points from Luis Scola as Houston ran past Phoenix 96-89 on Thursday at US Airways Center.

Houston was the ATS victor, as they covered the 4-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 197.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Kyle Lowry had 14 points for Houston and Patrick Patterson chipped in with 14 points. Goran Dragic had 11 assists for the Rockets, while Samuel Dalembert was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.

Phoenix got 21 points from Channing Frye in a losing cause and another 16 points from Marcin Gortat. Steve Nash contributed 13 assists for the Suns, while Channing Frye had 10 rebounds.

Houston led at halftime, 54-44.

Houston had a 44-31 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.

Houston heads into a battle against the Warriors. Phoenix, meanwhile, will have their next action against Sacramento.