James Harden, Rockets Blow out DeMar DeRozan, Spurs 136-105

SAN ANTONIO, TX - NOVEMBER 30:  Chris Paul #3 of the Houston Rockets shoots the ball against the San Antonio Spurs on November 30, 2018 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2018 NBAE (Photos by Mark Sobhani/NBAE via Getty Images)

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The Houston Rockets ended their four-game losing streak with a 136-105 victory over the reeling San Antonio Spurs at the AT&T Center on Friday. 

This has been a seesaw start to the 2018-19 season for the Rockets, to say the least. Their recent losing skid was preceded by a five-game winning streak in which things seemed to be getting on track for head coach Mike D’Antoni. 

Chris Paul‘s return to the lineup after a three-game absence was a success with 14 points and 10 assists in 28 minutes. James Harden and Clint Capela also registered double-doubles in the win. Harden finished with 23 points and 10 assists. Capela dropped 27 points and grabbed 12 rebounds. 

LaMarcus Aldridge led the Spurs with 20 points. DeMar DeRozan had 18 points and five assists in the loss. 


What’s Next?

The Rockets return home to Toyota Center on Saturday to host the Chicago Bulls at 8 p.m. ET. The Spurs will play the Portland Trail Blazers at the AT&T Center on Sunday at 7 p.m. ET. 


This article will be updated to provide more information soon.

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November 30, 2018 at 07:38PM

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