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Detroit Falls 126-124 to Rockets - Recap

The Rockets got a 43-point performance from James Harden as Houston handed Detroit a 126-124 defeat on Wednesday at Toyota Center.

Houston won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the -9.0-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 215.0.

Clint Capela had 27 points for Houston and Chris Paul chipped in with 20 points. James Harden had 9 assists for the Rockets, while Clint Capela was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 15 boards.

The Pistons got a 37-point performance from Blake Griffin, who was supported by 20 points from Andre Drummond. Reggie Bullock had 6 assists in a losing cause for Detroit, while Blake Griffin grabbed 11 rebounds.

Houston trailed at halftime, 57-56.

Detroit had a 37-36 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.