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NBA: Houston 126, Portland 113

Jan. 20, 2014 at 10:43 PM

HOUSTON, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Chandler Parsons and Dwight Howard each logged a double-double Monday and the Houston Rockets stayed hot with a 126-113 win over Portland.

Parsons put in 31 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and Howard supplied 24 and 12 for the Rockets, who reeled off a fifth win in six games.

James Harden contributed 22 points, six rebounds and five assists. Patrick Beverly added 17 points in his return from a 14-game injury absence (broken hand).

The Trail Blazers had their five-game winning streak snapped despite 27 points and 20 rebounds from LaMarcus Aldridge.

Damian Lillard netted 24 points and Wesley Matthews added 18.

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