Posted December 31, 2012 on AP on Fox
The Houston Rockets had allowed 120 points in consecutive tough losses entering Monday night's game against Atlanta. This time it was Houston's turn to put on an offensive show that left the other team at a loss. James Harden had 28 points and the Rockets rebounded from their worst loss of the season with a 123-104 win over the Hawks. The Rockets were coming off a 30-point defeat by Oklahoma City that was preceded by a loss to the Spurs. On Monday night they used a 16-0 run in the second quarter to build a big lead and hold on for the win. ''We really moved the ball well obviously shooting 61 percent in the first half,'' Houston coach Kevin McHale said. ''We made a ton of shots. We moved the ball really well and attacked.'' Lou Williams had 21 points to lead the Hawks, who saw a four game winning streak snapped with the loss. ''Houston's shooting pretty much sums it up,'' Atlanta's Josh Smith said. ''They got on a streak where they couldn't miss.'' Houston was up by 15 point...
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