The Rockets came up short in their effort to snap their losing skid. Houston fell 118-105 to the Nets in Brooklyn. Kevin Porter Jr. exploded for 36 points for Houston, which dropped to 20-and-60. Rookie Jalen Green tallied his fifth straight 30-point game for the Rockets, who have dropped five in a row. Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant combined for 60 points for the Nets. Houston visits the Raptors in Toronto on Friday night.