After a balanced first half, the Rockets took the lead over the Pacers in the second half of the match. Best in rebounds (49-36) and in assists (26-18) Houston also shot just 3 points (18/40 vs. 7/28 for Indiana). James Harden scores 29 points for 8 rebounds and 10 assists, Clint Capela adds 22 points, 13 rebounds, 1 pass, Ryan Anderson 19 points, 9 rebounds, 2 assists.
Rockets less skilled than usual in the first quarter, are surprised by the Pacers who win 27-22. Not to worry Texans who take the advantage in the middle of the second quarter 42-39 and have 5 points lead at break 54-49 after a 32-22.
Still at 5 points in the 3rd quarter 69-64 thanks to the 3 points of Bogdanovic, Pacers cling but will crack on a 13-5 Rockets at the end of the period. 35-22 for Houston in the 3rd quarter leading 18 points 89-71 at the start of the last quarter, controlled 29-26 for a final victory 118-97!
The Rockets finish the month of November with 12 wins for a single loss, and are on a run of 6 wins.
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