Rockets vs Heat Final: 106-103 - Recap
|Rockets vs Heat Final: 106-103 - Recap|
Houston got 22 points and 16 rebounds from Dwight Howard en route to a 106-103 victory over Miami on Tuesday at Toyota Center.
Houston won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 1.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 208.5.
James Harden had 21 points for Houston and Terrence Jones chipped in with 19 points. James Harden had 11 assists for the Rockets, while Dwight Howard was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 16 boards.
Miami got 24 points from Dwyane Wade in a losing cause and another 24 points from Michael Beasley. LeBron James contributed 6 assists for the Heat, while Chris Andersen had 7 rebounds.
The Rockets hit the break leading 53-52 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Houston as they grabbed 46 boards, while Miami only had 33.
Houston looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Magic. The Heat will aim to get back on the winning track at San Antonio.