Rockets Squeak Past Pelicans 130-123

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The Rockets rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the Pelicans 130-123 at the Toyota Center in a wild back-and-forth contest.

Houston outscored New Orleans by 14 in the final 12 minutes.

James Harden scored 12 of his 26 points in the fourth and also finished with 17 assists.  Clint Capela made 13-of-14 shots en route to 28 points, while Chris Paul added 20 and Eric Gordon piled up 27 off the bench.  The Rockets have won 10 straight to get to 21-and-4.

Jrue Holiday went off for 37 points and E'Twaun More tallied a career-high 36 in the loss.  There were 17 lead changes in the contest.  New Orleans is 14-and-14.

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