James Harden had 28 factors, 9 rebounds and 9 assists, and the Houston Rockets held on for his or her tenth straight victory, one hundred-ninety one over the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night time.
The Rockets are forty four-thirteen getting into the All-Star break after profitable 17 of their final 19 video games.
Houston led by as many as 17, however the Kings received inside putting distance a number of occasions within the fourth quarter. They have been inside six late when Houston used a 7-2 run, capped by a three-pointer from Harden, to make it ninety four-eighty three with simply greater than a minute left.
The Kings scored the subsequent 5 factors, with a three-pointer from Garrett Temple, to chop it to 6 once more with 30 seconds left. Joe Johnson, in his Houston debut, added two free throws earlier than Bogdan Bogdanovic hit a three-pointer to chop the result in ninety six-ninety one with about 25 seconds left.
Chris Paul added 19 factors and 7 assists for Houston. Bogdanovic led the Kings with 20 factors.
TRAIL BLAZERS 123, WARRIORS 117
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard had forty four factors and eight assists, and Portland overcame Kevin Durant’s 50 factors to snap a seven-recreation dropping streak to Golden State.