Terrence Ross
James Harden pushes Rockets past Pacers
James Harden pushes Rockets past Pacers

James Harden scored 28 points and the Houston Rockets used a huge third quarter to turn a close game into a blowout in a 112-86 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Friday night at Houston. Harden scored 16 in the Rockets' 38-point third quarter, which turned a three-point lead into a 29-point advantage. He also got into a dustup with Evan Turner that resulted in both players receiving technical fouls. Harden and Dwight Howard, who had 15 points, went to the bench for the fourth quarter and watched their teammates wrap up Houston's fourth consecutive win. David West had 15 points for the Pacers, losers of three straight for the first time this season. at Dallas 103, Portland...