|Date of game: 11/1/2014
Recap: Houston vs. Boston
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - James Harden filled the stat sheet with 26 points, eight rebounds, six assists and four steals as the Houston Rockets routed the Boston Celtics 104-90 on Saturday night.
The Rockets raced out to a 14-4 start and never looked back in their wire-to- wire victory.
Terrence Jones posted 25 points and 10 rebounds for Houston, which is off to a 3-0 start.
Jared Sullinger tallied 14 points and nine boards and Jeff Green netted 17 points for the Celtics, who defeated Brooklyn in their season opener on Wednesday.
Boston was 1-of-25 from beyond the arc.
Jones put in eight quick points as the Rockets raced out to their early 14-4 advantage and that margin stretched to as many as 19 in the opening frame before Houston took a 37-22 spread into the second.
Houston led 57-38 at halftime and 81-62 after three.
The Rockets' margin reached as high as 26 in the final stanza prior to them cruising to the easy triumph.Game Notes
The Rockets shot 42.1 percent (32-of-76) from the floor and were 12-of-34
(35.3 percent) from 3-point range ... Boston, meanwhile, shot 37.8 percent
(37-of-98) from the field.