Nets vs. Rockets final score: Delfino leads Houston over Brooklyn, 106-96

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The Houston Rockets shot 53.3 percent from three-point territory in a win over Brooklyn on Friday.


Carlos Delfino matched a season-high by scoring 22 points on 8-of-14 shooting from the field including 6-of-9 from three-point territory to lead the Rockets past the Nets, 106-96 on Friday.

Delfino added five rebounds and five assists in his third consecutive start for Houston. As a team, the Rockets shot 16-of-30 from three-point territory.

Five Rockets players scored in double-figures in the win including Greg Smith who went a perfect 5-of-5 from the field in just 10 minutes off the bench. Smith, Donatas Motiejunas and Patrick Beverley combined to shoot 12-of-15 off the bench for Houston.

The Nets were led by Brook Lopez who finished with 27 points and six rebounds on 13-of-21 shooting from the field. Deron Williams recorded his 13th double-double of the season as he finished with 15 points and 13 assists but shot just 5-of-17 from the floor.

With the win, the Rockets swept the season series over the Nets and won their second game in a row to improve to 31-26 on the season.

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