Houston Rockets beat Portland Trail Blazers on the road 115-111

- Backcourt buddies James Harden and Chris Paul combined for 64 points to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 115 - 111. The Rockets have won six consecutive games and snapped the Blazers streak which had reached thirteen games.

With his 42 points on Tuesday, Harden has scored more than forty points in eleven games during the 2017-2018 NBA season.

Following the win on Tuesday, the Rockets lead the Golden State Warriors by four games in the Western Conference with eleven regular season games remaining.

HOUSTON (115)

Ariza 2-7 1-2 6, Tucker 1-2 0-0 3, Capela 2-3 1-3 5, Paul 6-16 5-6 22, Harden 13-25 11-15 42, Mbah a Moute 5-7 1-1 13, Anderson 1-2 0-0 3, Gordon 7-14 1-2 18, Johnson 0-1 0-0 0, Green 1-2 0-0 3. Totals 38-79 20-29 115.

PORTLAND (111)

Harkless 5-5 4-6 17, Aminu 7-11 2-3 22, Nurkic 9-10 3-6 21, Lillard 5-17 10-10 20, McCollum 4-15 0-0 8, Davis 1-2 1-2 3, Collins 2-5 0-0 4, Napier 1-4 0-0 3, Turner 5-10 0-0 10, Connaughton 1-2 0-0 3. Totals 40-81 20-27 111.

Houston 27 28 31 29-115
Portland 31 24 32 24-111

3-Point Goals_Houston 19-36 (Harden 5-7, Paul 5-10, Gordon 3-8, Mbah a Moute 2-2, Tucker 1-2, Anderson 1-2, Green 1-2, Ariza 1-3), Portland 11-28 (Aminu 6-8, Harkless 3-3, Connaughton 1-1, Napier 1-2, Turner 0-1, Collins 0-1, McCollum 0-5, Lillard 0-7). Fouled Out_None. Rebounds_Houston 38 (Paul 8), Portland 44 (Nurkic 11). Assists_Houston 18 (Harden 7), Portland 20 (Lillard 6). Total Fouls_Houston 23, Portland 18. Technicals_Portland coach Trail Blazers (Defensive three second). A_20,012 (19,393).

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