NBA: Houston 106, Cleveland 92

Feb. 1, 2014 at 11:04 PM

HOUSTON, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- James Harden's 28 points and Jeremy Lin's triple-double Saturday ignited Houston over Cleveland 106-92 for a third straight win.

Harden showed few signs of rust after missing two games with a thumb injury, connecting on 10-of-17 shots from the floor.

Lin posted 15 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists of the bench for his first career triple-double.

Dwight Howard totaled 26 points and Terrence Jones added 17 for the Rockets.

Luol Deng paced the Cavaliers with 24 points.

Kyrie Irving helped out with 21 and Dion Waiters added 19 in a reserve role.

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