The recovery after the All Star Game ended in another 120-102 win against the Timberwolves. After a balanced first half, the Rockets escaped in the 3rd quarter. James Harden has 31 points, 2 rebounds, 9 assists, Clint Capela 25 points, 11 rebounds, 2 assists, Chris Paul 14 points, 10 rebounds, 8 assists.
It was the Wolves who dominated the first quarter time 32-26, before Houston evenly averaged 34-34 in the second. The Wolves ironed in the 52-46 end of the period, but the Rockets ended up on a 9-2 which offered them the 29-22 quarter and the first half 55-54.
The match quickly switches in favor of Houston at the restart, which takes up a 16-point lead 84-68 in the 3rd quarter time and pockets 33-21. The last 12 minutes are a formality (32-27) and Luc and his own win 120-102.
Houston retains 1st place in the West!
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