Har­den stars again for Rock­ets

The Star (Jamaica) - - Classifieds/sports - HOUS­TON (AP):

James Har­den scored 32 points, Clint Capela added a ca­reer-high 31, and the Hous­ton Rock­ets beat the Den­ver Nuggets 125-113 on Mon­day night. P.J. Tucker set a ca­reer best with seven 3-point­ers and scored a sea­son-high 21 points to help Hous­ton win for the 12th time in 14 games. Capela had 19 points by half-time as Har­den fed him again and again when Den­ver dou­ble-teamed him be­hind the 3-point line.

Ger­ald Green had 21 points and six 3s on a night when Hous­ton made 22 for its sixth game this sea­son with at least 20.

Nikola Jo­kic scored 24 points for the Nuggets, who had a fiveg­ame win­ning streak snapped.

Har­den had 14 as­sists and six 3-point­ers and scored at least 30 points for the 13th straight game.

Other re­sults: Bucks 114 Jazz 102; Celtics 116 Nets 95; Spurs 119 Pis­tons 107; Pel­i­cans 114 Griz­zles 95; Lak­ers 107 Mav­er­icks 97; Trail Blaz­ers 111 Knicks 101; Kings 111 Magic 95.

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