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Minnesota Falls 117-111 to Rockets - Recap

James Harden went off for 37 points and added 4 rebounds leading Houston to a 117-111 win over Minnesota on Tuesday at Toyota Center.

Houston won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the -13.0-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 250.0.

Russell Westbrook had 27 points for Houston and Eric Gordon chipped in with 16 points. Russell Westbrook had 7 assists for the Rockets, while P.J. Tucker was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.

Minnesota got 28 points from D'Angelo Russell in a losing cause and another 18 points from Juancho Hernangomez. D'Angelo Russell contributed 5 assists for the Timberwolves, while Juancho Hernangomez had 10 rebounds.

Houston trailed at halftime, 56-52.

Minnesota won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 41-33.

Next game, Houston takes its act on the road to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head on the road to face Oklahoma City.