Recap - Rockets Defeat Golden State 116-107
The Rockets got a 27-point performance from James Harden as Houston ran past Golden State 116-107 on Tuesday at Oracle Arena.
Bettors who backed the Rockets were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 4.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 218.5.
Houston got 21 points from Chandler Parsons and another 14 points from Jeremy Lin. Jeremy Lin contributed 10 assists, while Omer Asik cleaned the glass with 15 rebounds.
Golden State got 27 points from Stephen Curry in a losing cause and another 22 points from Klay Thompson. Stephen Curry contributed 6 assists for the Warriors, while David Lee had 12 rebounds.
Houston led at halftime, 57-56.
Houston had a 48-46 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Houston takes its act on the road to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For Golden State, they head on the road to face Utah.