NBA: Houston 88, Toronto 85

Feb. 28, 2012 at 11:56 PM

HOUSTON, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Kyle Lowry fired in 26 points, going 4-of-4 from 3-point range Tuesday to keep the Houston Rockets hot at home with a 88-85 win over Toronto.

The Rockets improved to 15-4 on their home court and won their fourth straight overall with the help of Luis Scola, who contributed 15 points and 10 rebounds.

Kevin Martin added 14 points and Samuel Dalembert added 10 for Houston.

Toronto, meanwhile, couldn't parlay 17 points from DeMar DeRozan and 16 from James Johnson into a victory, instead falling for the fifth time in six games.

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