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Rockets down Suns 122-108 for 4th straight win

  • Article by: KRISTIE RIEKEN
  • Associated Press
  • February 5, 2014 - 9:40 PM

HOUSTON — Dwight Howard had 34 points and 14 rebounds and the Houston Rockets picked up their fourth straight victory, 122-108 over the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday night.

It was the fourth consecutive game with at least 20 points for Howard, who also had three steals and two blocks, and James Harden added 23 points for Houston.

The Suns cut it to four points with about 6 minutes left before Houston went on a 10-3 run to make it 113-102. The Rockets capped that run when Harden knocked down a 3-pointer, Howard blocked Goran Dragic's shot, and Chandler Parsons added a layup.

Phoenix missed four shots, had a turnover and a shot-clock violation in that span.

Dragic had 23 points and eight assists for the Suns, who have dropped two in a row after winning five straight.

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