ATLANTA (AP) - Kyle Korver scored 20 points, including four free throws in the final 16 seconds, and the Atlanta Hawks fought off Houston's late comeback to beat the Rockets 83-30 on Friday night.
Paul Millsap also had 20 points for Atlanta.
James Harden led the Rockets with 25 points. Dwight Howard had 15 points and 11 rebounds.
Houston rallied from an eight-point deficit with 11 straight points to lead 76-73 before Korver's 3-pointer tied the game. Following a basket by Harden, DeMarre Carroll's 3-pointer gave Atlanta a 79-78 lead. The Hawks didn't trail again.
Mike Scott had 14 points for Atlanta, which earned its second straight impressive home win following a victory over Indiana on Wednesday night.
Aaron Brooks had 13 points, including a trio of 3-pointers, and Jeremy Lin added 11 for Houston.
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please provide detailed information.