Posted January 02, 2013 on AP on Fox
While James Harden continues to lead the way for the Houston Rockets, one of the team's lesser-known names is also keying their success. Harden and Carlos Delfino look to build on impressive efforts Wednesday night as the Rockets host the New Orleans Hornets, losers of three straight at the Toyota Center. After falling 122-116 at San Antonio on Friday and 124-94 to Oklahoma City the following night, Houston (17-14) got back on track Monday with a 123-104 win over Atlanta. Harden scored a game-high 28 points for the Rockets, who shot 53.6 percent and held a 48-38 edge in the paint. "Tonight was a must win for us," said Harden, averaging 26.1 points to rank fifth in the league. "We were on a five-game win streak and then we had two kind of bad losses and we needed to come back and play our brand of basketball and do whatever it takes to get a victory. We're getting better. We're playing as a team." After sitting out against the Spurs and Thunder with a groin injury, Delfino return...
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