HOUSTON, Jan. 22 (UPI) --
A 26-point, 13-rebound effort from Dwight Howard
Wednesday launched Houston to a 119-98 victory over Sacramento.
The Rockets won their third in a row, grabbing a mammoth 55 rebounds.
Houston outscored Sacramento in every quarter, capitalizing on a team that was making its final stop on a six-game road trip.
Howard made only 6-of-17 from the foul line, but he connected on 10-of-13 from the field. James Harden added 24 points and Chandler Parsons had 19 points and 10 rebounds.
Sacramento was led by Derrick Williams with 22 points and 11 boards. It was the third loss for the Kings in four games.
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