Denver vs Houston Wrap - Houston Wins 130-125
|Denver vs Houston Wrap - Houston Wins 130-125|
James Harden poured in 32 points for Houston on Sunday, as they defeated Denver 130-125 at Toyota Center.
Houston won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 10.5-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 222.5.
Houston got 19 points from Jeremy Lin and another 18 points from Omer Asik. James Harden contributed 10 assists, while Omer Asik cleaned the glass with 23 rebounds.
Denver got 26 points from Evan Fournier in a losing cause and another 24 points from Aaron Brooks. Aaron Brooks contributed 15 assists for the Nuggets, while Kenneth Faried had 13 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Houston were victorious, as the score was 69-52 at the break.
Denver won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 54-50.
Houston heads into a battle against the Lakers. Denver, meanwhile, will have their next action against Houston.