Bos 22 16 24 28 90
Hou 37 20 24 23 104
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.

Montana State wraps up spring campaign

Quarterback Dakota Prukop faced relentless pressure from the defense in Montana State's spring football game on Saturday, but he had plenty of answers for the pass rushers.

Manziel apologizes following rehab stint

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel issued a statement Friday, offering an apology and thanks to fans, teammates and the organization for support during his recent stay at a treatment facility.

Angels activate Richards from DL to start vs. Astros

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim activated pitcher Garrett Richards from the 15-day disabled list to start in Sunday's rubber match against the Houston Astros.

Senators bench Hammond for Anderson

The Ottawa Senators have decided to make a goaltender change for Game 3 of their first-round playoff series against Montreal, as Craig Anderson will get the start Sunday night instead of Andrew Hammond after the Canadiens won the first two games at home.

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