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Rockets rally to get past Pelicans 107-98

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Posted: Dec 28, 2013 11:10 PM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: Houston Rockets, NBA, New Orleans Pelicans, West, basketball, Dwight Howard, James Harden

HOUSTON - Dwight Howard had 24 points and 17 rebounds, and James Harden scored 11 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter in the Houston Rockets' 107-98 comeback victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday night.

Chandler Parson added 19 points and seven rebounds, and Terrence Jones had 17 points and eight rebounds to help Houston win its third straight game and snap New Orleans' winning streak at two.

Jeremy Lin scored all 10 of his points in the fourth quarter, and the Rockets made three of five 3-point attempts in the quarter after going 3 of 21 from long range in the first three quarters.

Houston was 25 of 32 from the free-throw line, while New Orleans was 6 of 8.

Ryan Anderson had 22 points and 12 rebounds for New Orleans, and Anthony Davis added 18 points and 16 rebounds.

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