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                     === Harden, Rockets drop Warriors ===
 
 Oakland,  CA (Sports  Network) -  James Harden  led seven  Houston players  in
 double  figures  with 27 points  and also had  seven rebounds and five assists
 to  lead the  Rockets to  a  116-107 win  over  the Golden  State Warriors  on
 Tuesday.
 
 Chandler Parsons had 21 points, nine assists and eight rebounds and Jeremy Lin
 scored  14 points and  dished out 10 assists for the Rockets, winners in seven
 of their last 10 games.
 
 "If  we get  ball and body movement,  we're hard to guard," Rockets head coach
 Kevin McHale said.
 
 Omer Asik scored 13 points and grabbed 15 boards, Patrick Patterson and Marcus
 Morris each netted 12 and Carlos Delfino chipped in with 10 points in the win.
 
 Stephen Curry scored  27 points, while Klay Thompson and Jarrett Jack finished
 with  22  points apiece for the  Warriors, who have dropped a season-high five
 straight.
 
 "I  thought for 48 minutes we didn't defend our brand, so it's been consistent
 with  what  we've done the last  four games," Warriors head coach Mark Jackson
 said.
 
 In the last meeting between these teams the Rockets tied an NBA record with 23
 3-pointers  in a 140-109 blowout. The game ended in controversy after Warriors
 coach  Mark Jackson  instructed his team to foul to prevent Houston from tying
 the mark.
 
 A  minor scuffle  led to the ejections of Morris and Warriors forward Draymond
 Green late in the game, but things seemed to be calmer a week later.
 
 Houston went just 10-for-34 from 3-point range on Tuesday.
 
 The  Warriors  led 61-59  early in  the third  quarter, but  a 14-6 flurry put
 Houston ahead by six with just under seven minutes left in the frame.
 
 Jack's  triple pulled  the Warriors  within 75-72  at the  5:19 mark,  but the
 Rockets  closed  the quarter on  a 13-7  burst to take  an 88-79 lead into the
 final frame.
 
 Golden  State  got within five  early in the fourth,  but never got closer the
 rest of the way.
 
 The  Warriors  led 34-30  after the  first quarter,  but the Rockets outscored
 Golden State, 27-22, in the second to take a 57-56 lead at the break.
 
                                   Game Notes
 
 Houston  outscored  the Warriors, 48-38, in  the paint ... Harden went just 7-
 for-22  from field goal range, but finished 11-for-11 from the free throw line
 ... Jack tied a career-high with 4 3-pointers.
 
 02/13 02:44:15 ET