Still deprived of James Harden, the Rockets won on the floor of the Bulls. Despite a return of the premises in the 3rd quarter time, the Rockets have mastered the game overall. Chris Paul has 24 points, 8 rebounds, 9 assists, Eric Gordon 24 points, 6 rebounds, 9 assists, Gerald Green 22 points, 3 rebounds.
Houston starts strong and goes all 3 points, leads 30-13 and pockets the first quarter 35-22. In the next period, the Bulls narrow their gap to a 33-25 and return to 4 Rockets before the break, which lead 60-55.
At the restart, the Bulls take the advantage 66-63. The Rockets react with an 8-0 at the end of the period, which gives them the 3rd quarter 27-21 and 11 points lead 87-76 at the start of the last. The last 12 minutes are completely under control by the Rockets (29-31), who are back to winning 116-107 after 2 losses.
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