Eric Gordon led the way with 29 points off the bench as the Rockets held off the Celtics 123-120 in Houston. James Harden filled the stat sheet with 26 points, 10 assists, seven rebounds, and five steals in the winning effort. Trevor Ariza pitched in with 21 points and Chris Paul scored 15 for the Rockets. Houston has won 15-straight and is an NBA-best 49-and-13 overall. Marcus Morris paced Boston with 21 points as it fell to 44-and-20. Kyrie Irving and Greg Monroe scored 18 apiece in defeat.
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