The Rockets have tied a season high with four straight wins on the heels of a four-game losing streak. They are trying to win five in a row for the first time since April 5-13, 2000.
Houston’s surge has moved it into a tie with Phoenix for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference. The Rockets have won two of three meetings with the Suns this season.
Houston improved to 3-0 on a four-game homestand with a 121-91 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Friday.
Houston has won four of its last five games at the Compaq Center and is 23-11 at home this season.
Phoenix avoided a three-game losing streak with a 109-84 victory over Sacramento on Thursday.
Phoenix has lost four of its last six road games and is just 11-21 away from home this season.