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Houston vs Charlotte Recap - Rockets Win 100-89

The Bobcats were burned for 31 points by James Harden on Monday as the Rockets picked up a 100-89 win at Time Warner Cable Arena.

Houston won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 205.5.

Terrence Jones had 18 points for Houston and Chandler Parsons chipped in with 11 points. James Harden had 5 assists for the Rockets, while Dwight Howard was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.

Charlotte got 22 points from Kemba Walker in a losing cause and another 20 points from Al Jefferson. Josh McRoberts contributed 4 assists for the Bobcats, while Al Jefferson had 11 rebounds.

The Rockets hit the break leading 54-50 before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored Houston as they grabbed 42 boards, while Charlotte only had 38.

Next game, Houston takes its act home to face Philadelphia looking for another win. For Charlotte, they head home to face Brooklyn.