ROCK­ETS 112, HAWKS 106

The Washington Post Sunday - - SPORTS -

Aaron Brooks had 24 points and 10 as­sists, and Luis Scola added 20 points to lead Hous­ton to the win over At­lanta.

The Rock­ets over­came a nine-point deficit in the third quar­ter af­ter rookie F Pa­trick Pat­ter­son left Philips Arena in an am­bu­lance be­cause of chest pain and con­ges­tion.

Joe John­son scored 30 points for At­lanta, which had a 10-game home win­ning streak snapped. The Hawks lost for the first time in six games over­all.

Kyle Lowry and Jor­dan Hill each scored 16 points for Hous­ton, which ended a two-game skid and had dropped seven of eight.

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