The Rockets tied an NBA record and set a franchise mark with 23 3-pointers in a 140-109 win over Golden State Tuesday night in Houston.
Jeremy Lin sank a career-high five 3-pointers and Chandler Parsons and James Harden hit four apiece as the Rockets reached a season-high point total. They also tied an NBA record with 14 3-pointers in the first half and dished out a season-high 35 assists on 46 field goals overall.
Lin scored 28 points, Harden added 18, and Parsons scored 16 for Houston. The Rockets put on the shooting display without their best 3-point shooter — Carlos Delfino sat out with a right elbow injury.
Lakers 92, Nets 83 — Kobe Bryant had 21 points and eight rebounds, and Los Angeles overcame the absences of Dwight Howard (shoulder) and Metta World Peace (suspension), and the loss of Pau Gasol to beat host Brooklyn.
Antawn Jamison , starting for World Peace, made the go-ahead basket during a closing 14-3 run for the Lakers, who have won three straight.
Gasol injured his right foot with four minutes left. He was amined by Nets doctors and diagnosed with a plantar fasciitis strain. , and will undergo an MRI exam Wednesday in Boston.
Pacers 114, Hawks 103 — Paul George scored 29 points to lead Indiana to its 15th straight home win.
David West had 15 points and seven rebounds to help the Pacers to their fourth straight victory overall.
Nuggets 112, Bucks 104 — Danilo Gallinari and Ty Lawson each scored 22 points and host Denver rallied from a 17-point deficit to beat Milwaukee for its seventh straight victory.
Suns 96, Grizzlies 90 — Goran Dragic scored 15 of his 17 points in the fourth quarter to lead Phoenix past host Memphis.