Posted January 29, 2013 on AP on Fox
James Harden scored 25 points and the Houston Rockets rolled by the Jazz 125-80 on Monday night, handing Utah its worst home loss in franchise history. The Jazz had won six straight at home but simply couldn't keep pace in transition. They were outscored 26-2 on the break and shot just 39.5 percent. Their previous worst was by 33 points to Milwaukee on Nov. 18, 1980. Carlos Delfino and Marcus Morris each hit four 3-pointers for Houston, which made 16 of 34 from beyond the arc. Omer Asik had 19 rebounds as the Rockets (25-22) won their third straight. Houston led by 21 points in the second, by 35 in the third and kept pouring it on fourth. Randy Foye led Utah with 12 points. The Jazz hardly looked like the team that had won nine of their previous 12. They fell behind by nine early but rallied to tie it at 22 late in the first. After that it was all Houston, prompting fans to boo and head for the exits early in the third quarter. At one point, Houston hit three straight 3-p...
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