The Rockets won for the second time this season against the Spurs. A controlled match from start to finish against the 3rd of the Western Conference. James Harden has 28 points, 2 rebounds, 11 assists, Clint Capela 14 points, 13 rebounds, 2 assists, Luc Mbah has Moute 9 points, 4 rebounds and 2 assists in 35’15.
Big game in San Antonio! #RunAsOne 🚀
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San Antonio will lead for 1’30 on a 4-0, then Houston takes the lead to lead until the end of the match. Limited to 14 points in the first quarter, the Spurs are already 13 points behind at the end of the 27-14 period. The Rockets master the second quarter 27-24 and lead 54-38 at the break.
The Rockets keep the Spurs at bay in the second half, even though the locals pocket the 3rd quarter 32-28, and return to 6 points at the start of the last quarter 82-76. Chris Paul has 3 baskets at the right time and gives the Rockets a 12-point lead 88-76, which is 102-91 in the Texan derby!
The Rockets are still 2nd in the West with 37 wins and 13 losses.
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