Bos 22 16 24 28 90
Hou 37 20 24 23 104
Date of game: 11/1/2014

Recap: Houston vs. Boston

Houston, TX ( - 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.

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