Terrence Jones scored 36 points and recorded 11 rebounds to lead the Houston Rockets to a victory over the Milwaukee Bucks, 114-104. Houston (27-15) picked up the win after falling to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday.
Jones went 14-20, in what was an efficient performance. Other key players for Houston included James Harden with 22 points and 5 steals, and Dwight Howard with 20 points and 14 rebounds. Brandon Knight had another quality performance for Milwaukee in the loss, scoring 26 points on 9-16 shooting (3-6 on 3-point attempts), in addition to going 5-7 from the free throw line. He also tallied 7 assists. John Henson contributed 20 points and 15 rebounds.
Milwaukee (7-32) has now lost eight in a row.
Coming up, the Rockets take on the Portland Trail Blazers, who are 31-9 on the season. The Bucks match up with the San Antonio Spurs, currently sitting at 31-9 this year. The Rockets are 1-1 versus Portland this season. The Bucks are 0-1 versus San Antonio this season.