facebook
twitter
search
search

NBA: Houston 109, Chicago 94

Dec. 19, 2013 at 12:45 AM

HOUSTON, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Dwight Howard made 11-of-14 shots from the field Wednesday and scored 23 points, pacing Houston to a 109-94 victory over Chicago.

The Rockets held the Bulls scoreless for a stretch of almost five minutes spanning the third and fourth quarters to break open the game. The Bulls lost their third in a row and fell for the sixth time in seven outings.

Chandler Parsons and James Harden both scored 19 points for Houston, which hit 53 percent of its field goal attempts.

Houston had a seven-point lead when Chicago went into its scoring drought. The Rockets built an 85-66 lead less than a minute deep in the fourth period.

Jimmy Butler scored 20 points to lead the Bulls and Luol Deng added 18.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Tiger Woods' playing partner Steve Stricker wants the 'old Tiger back'
Texas Rangers' Hamilton promises cautious approach
San Antonio Spurs, Leonard agree to 5-year, $90M deal
Love: 'I'm going back to Cleveland'
New Orleans Pelicans, Anthony Davis agree to 5-year, $145M extension