The Houston Rockets past the New Orleans Pelicans

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The Houston Rockets (20-15) past the New Orleans Pelicans (16-21) on the road 108:104 (30:20, 23:30, 24:26, 31:28) and extended their winning streak to four games.

James Harden led the Rockets with 41 points (on 10/25 shooting, including 7/17 from three).

In addition, he grabbed 9 boards, handed out 6 assists, blocked 2 shots, tallied 3 steals and made all 14 shots from the free-throw line. Harden has become the first NBA player since Oscar Robertson to average at least 35 points and 5 assists in 7 consecutive games.

Eric Gordon added 21 points (on 9/14 shooting) for the Rockets, Danuel House and Austin Rivers (five boards and seven assists) posted 15 and 10 points, respectively.

On the other hand, Julius Randle was the top scorer for the Pelicans with 23 points (on 10/19 shooting) and 11 rebounds, Anthony Davis added 22 points with 11 boards, E’Twaun Moore poured in 21 points, Jrue Holiday posted 20 points, 6 rebounds and 9 assists.