NBA: Sacramento 117, Houston 111

Feb. 10, 2013 at 11:42 PM

SACRAMENTO, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- John Salmons and Isaiah Thomas each scored 23 points Sunday and the Sacramento Kings rallied in the fourth quarter to overcome Houston 117-111.

The pair recorded six assists apiece and went a combined 20-of-20 from the foul line for the Kings, who erased a late 10-point deficit to break a four-game home court losing streak to the Rockets.

Demarcus Cousins added 20 points and seven rebounds and Jason Thompson accounted for 12 points and seven rebounds as Sacramento bested Houston for only the second time in 12 meetings overall.

James Harden pumped in 30 points, grabbed six rebounds and distributed four assists for the Rockets, who fell for the second time in three games.

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