Houston, which lost 15 straight games earlier in the season, has now won seven in a row.
Garrison Mathews scored 12 of his 19 points in the fourth quarter, and Josh Christopher enjoyed a memorable 20th birthday, as the Houston Rockets extended their winning streak to seven games with a 114-104 victory over the visiting Brooklyn Nets Wednesday night. Mathews quieted the Nets' final surge with a 3-pointer plus a steal and transition dunk that pushed the Rockets to a 107-97 lead with 3:28 remaining.
Brooklyn Nets guard James Harden received a warm welcome in Wednesday's road game against the Houston Rockets, as the team played a tribute video for its former star: Houston Rockets @HoustonRockets All love from <a href="https://twitter.com/JHarden13? ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@JHarden13</a> for H-Town. a href="https://t.co/lGIcgkriSv">pic.twitter.com/lGIcgkriSv</a> Harden saluted the crowd by making a heart sign with his hands: Bleacher Report @BleacherReport ❤️ <a href="https://t.co/LRe4KtHFkx">pi...