Your Houston Rockets visited the Washington Wizards at the Verizon Center this Wednesday night without Trevor Ariza (sidelined with a back injury) in the starting lineup for the first time in 104 games.
The game had two very distinct story lines: In the first half the Rockets were generally in the driving seat, building up a rather comfortable lead. The second half however was a different story with the Wizards responding after a couple weak quarters and taking advantage of Houston’s more-than-a few turnovers.
In the end the Rockets turned up the heat and managed to grab the road win on the back of James Harden‘s 42 point effort.
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