The Rockets scored 43 points in the third quarter to lead the way over the Timberwolves Sunday night, 117-102.
Chris Paul tied a career high making six 3-pointers while scoring 25 points and dishing out 10 dimes.
James Harden played through a strained neck that he suffered against the Suns and contributed 20 points while also having 10 assists. Clint Capela also had a double-double of 20 points and 13 rebounds. Eric Gordon knocked 4 three’s to help with 12 points. Danuel House played 28 quality minutes off the bench and dropped 14 points with seven rebounds.
The Rockets shot 42% from behind the arc and 46% from the field to improve to 44-26 on the season. Houston will travel to Atlanta for a battle against the Hawks Tuesday night. Tip-off is scheduled for 6:30pm CT.