After a balanced first game, the Rockets beat the Suns in the second half. James Harden has 27 points, 10 rebounds, 8 assists, Chris Paul 17 points, 2 rebounds, 5 assists, Luc Mbah has Moute 13 points, 2 rebounds, 1 pass.
— Houston Rockets (@HoustonRockets) January 28, 2018
The Rockets pocket the first quarter time 28-24, but the Suns pass them in front of 33-30 at the beginning of the second quarter. Both teams stand and are tied 49-49 at 3’33, but Houston ends well on an 11-4 and take the period 32-29. At break, the Rockets lead 60-53.
Phoenix equalized 62-62 at the restart, but James Harden 3 points gives the advantage to the Rockets who will escape in the third quarter (32-24). With 15 points lead 92-77 at the start of the last quarter, the Rockets control the end of the game 21-25 and won their 35th victory.
— NBA TV (@NBATV) January 28, 2018