The Rockets won for the 12th time in a row, consolidating their leading position in the West (46 wins / 13 losses). Despite a return of the Nuggets in the money time, Houston won by leading the whole game. James Harden has 41 points, 8 rebounds and 7 assists, Chris Paul adds 23 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists. Luke finishes with 7 points, 2 rebounds and 1 pass in 24 ‘.
Houston quickly took off in the first quarter by winning 38-25. Denver dropped to 7 points early in the second quarter 47-40, but the Rockets regained their lead by pocketing 28-27 and the first half 66-52.
After a balanced third quarter 26-27, Denver is forced into the last and recollected at 4 points 114-110 19 seconds of the term. The Nuggets take the last round 35-27 but Houston does the work on free throws and carries 119-114.
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