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NBA Game Summary - Brooklyn at Houston



(Friday, November 29th)

Final Score: Houston 114, Brooklyn 95

Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Chandler Parsons shot a perfect 7-of-7 from the floor and made a season-high six 3-pointers as the Houston Rockets rolled past the Brooklyn Nets, 114-95.

The Rockets jumped out to a 25-8 lead nine minutes into the contest and were never threatened by the slumping Nets, who have dropped two in a row and seven of eight.

Parsons led six Rockets in double figures with 21 points. Omri Casspi and Aaron Brooks tallied 16 and 14 points, respectively, off the bench, while Francisco Garcia went 5-of-7 from 3-point range for 15 points.

James Harden and Brooks handed out seven assists apiece. Harden returned after missing three games due to a foot injury.

"Hopefully, that foot feels as good tomorrow as it did today," Rockets coach Kevin McHale said. "We'll let him just try to work his way back and get a little longer minutes. Hopefully, this is behind him now."

Brooklyn welcomed back center Brook Lopez, who missed the previous seven games with an ankle injury, but were once again without ailing point guard Deron Williams and Kevin Garnett, who missed the contest to rest. Lopez and Miles Plumlee each deposited 16 points in the setback, while Tyshawn Taylor had 16 points with a personal-best 12 assists.

Mirza Teletovic scored a career-high for the second straight tilt, dropping in 18 points for the Nets.

"We have to figure out what the problem is with that starting group," Nets coach Jason Kidd said. "Fatigue is the only thing I can think of. It's an 82 game season and we're getting some healthy bodies back slowly and we just have to stay together."

Terrence Jones scored the first six points of the game for Houston, which never trailed. Dwight Howard's tip-in capped a 13-0 surge that spanned more than four minutes for a 25-8 advantage.

The lead grew to as many as 19 points in the first quarter. Houston had it at 50-34 late in the half but a 16-6 run had the hosts in front by a whopping 66-40 margin at the break.

Game Notes

Nets starters aside from Lopez shot 3-for-23 from the floor ... Houston made 19-of-32 from the 3-point line, surpassing its season-high of 17 made 3s against Minnesota on Nov. 23 ... Prior to the game, Houston announced that guard Jeremy Lin will miss up to two weeks with a sprained right knee.

11/29 23:30:18 ET

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Standings

2013 - 2014 Eastern Conference Standings
 
Atlantic W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Toronto 48 34 .585 --- 26-15 22-19 32-20 L 1
x-Brooklyn 44 38 .537 4 28-13 16-25 26-26 L 2
New York 37 45 .451 11 19-22 18-23 26-26 W 4
Boston 25 57 .305 23 16-25 9-32 21-31 L 2
Philadelphia 19 63 .232 29 10-31 9-32 14-38 W 2
 
Central W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Indiana 56 26 .683 --- 35-6 21-20 38-14 W 2
x-Chicago 48 34 .585 8 27-14 21-20 35-17 L 1
Cleveland 33 49 .402 23 19-22 14-27 21-31 W 1
Detroit 29 53 .354 27 17-24 12-29 23-29 L 4
Milwaukee 15 67 .183 41 10-31 5-36 12-40 L 3
 
Southeast W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Miami 54 28 .659 --- 32-9 22-19 34-18 L 3
x-Washington 44 38 .537 10 22-19 22-19 33-19 W 4
x-Charlotte 43 39 .524 11 25-16 18-23 30-22 W 3
x-Atlanta 38 44 .463 16 24-17 14-27 28-24 W 1
Orlando 23 59 .280 31 19-22 4-37 17-35 L 4
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
2013 - 2014 Western Conference Standings
 
Northwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Oklahoma City 59 23 .720 --- 34-7 25-16 36-16 W 1
x-Portland 54 28 .659 5 31-10 23-18 31-21 W 5
Minnesota 40 42 .488 19 24-17 16-25 23-29 L 3
Denver 36 46 .439 23 22-19 14-27 20-32 L 2
Utah 25 57 .305 34 16-25 9-32 13-39 W 1
 
Pacific W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-LA Clippers 57 25 .695 --- 34-7 23-18 36-16 L 1
x-Golden State 51 31 .622 6 27-14 24-17 31-21 W 2
Phoenix 48 34 .585 9 26-15 22-19 28-24 W 1
Sacramento 28 54 .341 29 17-24 11-30 15-37 L 1
LA Lakers 27 55 .329 30 14-27 13-28 15-37 W 2
 
Southwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-San Antonio 62 20 .756 --- 32-9 30-11 38-14 L 2
x-Houston 54 28 .659 8 33-8 21-20 31-21 L 1
x-Memphis 50 32 .610 12 27-14 23-18 29-23 W 5
x-Dallas 49 33 .598 13 26-15 23-18 29-23 L 1
New Orleans 34 48 .415 28 22-19 12-29 15-37 W 2
 
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y= clinched division title
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Scoreboard
Local
Final
CHR 9
DUR 1
 
Final
MIA 101
CHA 97
 
Final
ATL 3
MIA 1
Final
CHC 5
ARI 7
Final
COL 10
SFG 12
Final
OAK 0
TEX 3
Final
SEA 5
HOU 3
8th
PIT 2
CIN 5
 
9th
CLE 5
KAN 3
 
9th
WAS 1
ANA 4
 
8th
TOR 8
BAL 10
 
9th
DET 4
CWS 6
 
8th
TAM 4
MIN 4
 
8th
BOS 4
NYY 1
 
8th
NYM 3
STL 1
 
7th
MIL 5
SDP 1
 
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LOS
PHI
Final
MIA 101
CHA 97
 
3rd
SAN 75
DAL 88
 
1st
HOU 18
POR 18
 
1st OT
CLB 3
PIT 3
 
2nd Intermission
DAL 2
ANA 2
 
1st
CHI 0
STL 0
 
Final
CHR 9
DUR 1