Houston, TX (Sports Network) - Omer Asik had a double-double and the Houston
Rockets locked down defensively in the second half to earn a 98-81 victory
over the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday at Toyota Center.
Asik tallied 13 points and 12 rebounds, while Chandler Parsons, Jeremy Lin and
Francisco Garcia each chipped in with 15 points to help fill the offensive
void left by James Harden, who sat with a sore foot.
Carlos Delfino added 11 points as Rockets snapped a five-game skid against the
For the second straight night, Los Angeles was denied a franchise-best 50th
win. Chris Paul had a team-high 19 points, Jamal Crawford followed with 15 and
Blake Griffin scored 12 in the defeat.
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