The Rockets beat the Clippers 101-96 and are Division Champions.

The Rockets come out winners of a very tight match with the Clippers, who have taken the advantage several times. James Harden has 24 points, 5 rebounds and 7 assists, Eric Gordon 23 points, 6 rebounds and 1 pass, Clint Capela 19 points and 12 rebounds, Luc Mbah has Moute 10 points, 4 rebounds and 2 assists.

After a very balanced quarter-first time pocketed by the 28-26 Rockets, the Clippers take the second 25-19 and are ahead at break 51-47.

At the restart, Los Angeles takes 12 points in advance 66-54 on a 15-7. Houston reacts and realizes in turn a nice 14-2 series to take the advantage 70-68. The Rockets take the period 31-23 and lead 78-74 at the start of the last quarter. The Clippers equalize 80-80 then return to 2 points Rockets 98-96 to 0.52 ‘. James Harden gives a 4-point lead 100-96, and transforms a throw after Rivers’ failed shoot. Despite a small 38.6% shooting success, the Rockets fare and sign their 27th win in 30 games and are Champion of the Southwest Division!

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