HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden scored 11 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter, helping the Houston Rockets rally for a 100-92 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Thursday night.
Harden struggled from the field, going 2 for 9, but was 22 of 25 from the free throw line. He made 9 of 11 foul shots in the final quarter.
Jeremy Lin had 14 of his 18 points in the fourth as Houston won for the third time in four games. The Rockets were coming off an impressive 111-98 victory at San Antonio on Christmas.
Houston center Dwight Howard battled foul trouble for most of the night and was held to two points and six rebounds.