Houston Rockets Beat Toronto Raptors 117-101
The Houston Rockets took down the Toronto Raptors 117-101 to win their fourth game in a row.
James Harden led the Rockets in scoring with 24 points and 12 assist. Patrick Patterson contributed with 22 points and Omer Asik had 13 points and 18 rebounds to help the Rockets to victory.
On the other side of the court, Andrea Bargnani led the Raptors in scoring with 21 points. Terrence Ross contributed with 19 points in a losing effort for Toronto. The Raptors have lost five games in a row.
Houston flew to Minneapolis after the game to attend the funeral of head coach Kevin McHale’s daughter, Sasha McHale who died on Saturday from complications of lupus. After the funeral, the Rockets will fly to Oklahoma City for their game tonight against the Thunder. Tip off is at 7pm, it’s the first time James Harden has been back to Oklahoma City since he was traded to Houston on October 27th.