The Houston Rockets defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 101-96 on Thursday night.
The Rockets who are now 20-1 in their last 21 games. They were led by James Harden's 24 points and 7 assist. Clint Capela scored 19 points and grabbed 12 rebounds. Eric Gordon chipped in with 23 points off the bench (7-9 3pt).
The Clippers with this loss fell out of the playoff picture. They were led by newcomer Tobias Harris who scored 29 points and grabbed 8 rebounds. Austin Rivers helped out with 20 points.
The Rockets with this win stay a full two games ahead of the Golden State Warriors for the top seed in the Western Conference with 14 games remaining.
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