ROCKETS 112, HAWKS 106
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.