Even in difficulty, the Rockets are still doing well and thus ensuing a 10th consecutive victory. The Pelicans were almost successful, leaving the Rockets in the 3rd quarter with flattering statistics: 57.6% success, 54.5% at 3 points, 41 rebounds at 36. E’Twaun Moore puts 36 points , 3 rebounds and 3 assists, Jrue Holiday 37 points, 4 rebounds and 5 assists. Clint Capela is not left with a career record (28 points at 13/14, 8 rebounds and 5 against). Chris Paul adds his 20 points, 9 rebounds and 6 assists.
The game started on a very fast pace with attack Pelicans, who take 11 points lead 38-27. Eric Gordon (27 points, 2 rebounds, 1 pass) goes 8 points to pick up at 41-35 at the end of the first quarter. The two teams stand in a handful of points in the second and the intensity does not fall. Houston pocketed the 43-35 quarter and led by 2 points at the 78-76 break.
New Orleans took 13 points in the third quarter 101-88, the time for Chris Paul to score 8 points including 2 times 3 points in a row that limit the breakage. The Pelicans are in front 103-96 thanks to this period carried away 27-18. Clint Capela equalizes 112-112 in the last quarter, Rondo to 3 points gives 2 points ahead to visitors 119-117, then James Harden takes things in hand in the last 3 minutes, with 12 points in a row! The Rockets fate on a 34-20 and a final victory 130-123!
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