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BOS 22 16 24 28
HOU 37 20 24 23
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Game Story

The Houston Rockets have put an emphasis on improving their defense this season. The Rockets continued their strong defensive start Saturday night. James Harden had 26 points and eight rebounds, and the Rockets used a big first quarter to defeat the Boston Celtics 104-90. ''It's really good...

Game Leaders

Boston

PLAYERS
Players Min FG 3pt FT +/- Off Def Reb Ast TO Stl Blk BA PF Pts
Jeff GreenF 31:13 7-19 1-7 2-2 -22 0 4 4 2 1 0 0 1 2 17
Jared SullingerF 26:37 6-15 0-3 2-3 -15 6 3 9 2 1 1 3 0 5 14
Kelly OlynykC 15:40 3-6 0-2 2-2 -6 1 4 5 0 1 3 1 0 4 8
Rajon RondoG 34:23 2-9 0-1 0-0 -18 3 7 10 8 5 3 0 2 3 4
Avery BradleyG 26:42 3-11 0-4 0-0 -18 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 5 6
Evan Turner 25:50 3-8 0-0 2-2 -4 0 2 2 3 0 2 1 1 1 8
Brandon Bass 20:22 4-8 0-1 0-0 -8 2 3 5 0 0 1 0 1 1 8
Tyler Zeller 19:29 2-2 0-0 4-5 +9 1 3 4 1 0 0 2 0 5 8
Marcus Thornton 19:05 4-10 0-2 1-1 -10 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 9
Marcus Smart 11:29 0-7 0-5 2-2 +4 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 2
James Young 5:47 3-3 0-0 0-1 +9 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 6
Phil Pressey 3:24 0-0 0-0 0-0 +9 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Gerald Wallace DNP - Coach's Decision
Vitor Faverani DNP - Inactive
Dwight Powell DNP - Inactive
Totals 37-98 1-25 15-18 14 30 44 20 10 10 8 8 26 90
Percentages 37.8% 4.0% 83.3% Team Rebounds: 7

Houston

PLAYERS
Players Min FG 3pt FT +/- Off Def Reb Ast TO Stl Blk BA PF Pts
Terrence JonesF 30:19 10-16 2-4 3-3 +17 4 6 10 0 2 0 2 2 4 25
Trevor ArizaF 29:48 4-9 1-3 0-0 +26 1 7 8 1 1 0 0 1 4 9
Dwight HowardC 33:02 5-9 0-0 4-10 +13 0 8 8 4 0 0 2 1 5 14
Isaiah CanaanG 34:45 3-11 3-9 0-2 +4 2 2 4 2 2 2 0 1 1 9
James HardenG 31:06 5-14 2-6 14-14 +18 0 8 8 6 3 4 1 0 1 26
Kostas Papanikolaou 23:11 1-4 1-3 0-0 +10 1 1 2 4 6 2 0 1 1 3
Jason Terry 22:56 2-5 2-5 1-1 +10 0 1 1 1 1 1 2 0 1 7
Donatas Motiejunas 19:49 1-4 0-2 4-6 -3 1 4 5 2 0 0 0 1 3 6
Tarik Black 4:07 0-0 0-0 2-4 +2 1 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 2 2
Troy Daniels 3:39 1-2 1-2 0-0 -9 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
Joey Dorsey 3:39 0-1 0-0 0-0 -9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Nick Johnson 3:39 0-1 0-0 0-0 -9 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
Francisco Garcia DNP - Coach's Decision
Patrick Beverley DNP - Inactive
Clint Capela DNP - Inactive
Totals 32-76 12-34 28-40 10 39 49 20 17 9 8 8 24 104
Percentages 42.1% 35.3% 70.0% Team Rebounds: 20
Game Details
Technical Fouls: Jared Sullinger (1)
Game Time: 2:11
Officials: David Jones, Derrick Collins, Sean Wright
Attendance: 18,309