Houston Rockets 107 – Minnesota Timberwolves 89 (Recap)
Feb 10, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard (12) is congratulated by Houston Rockets forward Chandler Parsons (25) during the second quarter at Target Center. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports
The Houston Rockets earn their sixth win in a row in a team-oriented offensive explosion over the Minnesota Timberwolves 107-89. Houston was engaged offensively from the tip and never let off the gas. Five Rockets players finished in double figures with Donatas Motiejunas almost making it to double digits, finishing with 9 points.
In the first half it was the Rockets vs. Kevin Love who had 23 points at the half. Love finished with 31 points and was all the T-Wolves could muster. Houston starters played one of their best combined games all finishing with + : Jones (+6) Parsons (+17) Howard (+27) Beverley (+20) Harden (+8).
Chandler Parsons lead all Rockets in scoring with 20 points. Parsons also added 6 dimes. Jeremy Lin lead the team in assists with 7 . James harden had 19 points, and Dwight Howard added another double-double with 18 points and 15 boards. Patrick Beverley and Terrence Jones both scored 14 points. This is the 12th time this season all five Rockets starters have scored in double figures.
Houston shot 18-20 (90%) from the free throw line.
OMER ASIK WATCH: Omer once again got his 10 minutes and tonight he was able to score 3 points and pull down 6 boards.
With the Rockets record at 35-17, this is the second-best record in Rockets franchise history at this point of season. Only 1993-94 team (38-14) was better.
Up next the Rockets face the Washington Wizards on Wednesday in the last game before the All-Star break.