Victory against the Grizzlies 111-96

The Rockets took revenge on the Grizzlies, dominating the whole meeting. Luc Mbah a Moute was back after being spared on the previous match.
James Harden continues his festival with 38 points, 4 rebounds and 8 assists, Eric Gordon added 26 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assists.

The Rockets quickly widened the gap in the first quarter 28-10 before the Grizzlies reduced a little gap at the end of the period 33-22. Memphis returns to 6 points in the second quarter 54-48 at 1’25 of the break, but Houston regains its lead on a 9-2. The Rockets pocket the 2nd quarter 29-28 and the half 62-50.

The Rockets then completely master the second period, offering the 3rd quarter 31-20. With 23 points ahead of 93-70 at the start of the last quarter, the end of the match is a formality (18-26) and the Rockets easily win the game 111-96.

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