Luis Scola and Samuel Dalembert led six different Rockets' scorers in double figures with 14 points each. Dalembert also grabbed a game-high 12 rebounds with six coming on the offensive end of the court. Kyle Lowry finished with 13 points and five assists while Patrick Patterson scored a season-high 12 points off the bench. Kevin Martin and Goran Dragic each scored 11 to round out Houston's double figure scorers.
Houston out rebounded Detroit 42-35 including 17 offensive rebounds. The only negative for the Rockets came in the form of 21 turnovers in the game.
Tayshaun Prince scored 20 points to lead the Pistons while Ben Gordan added 18. Rodney Stuckey chipped in 16 points off the bench and Brandon Knight finished with 15. Greg Monroe had a tough go of it shooting the basketball finishing with four points on 2-9 shooting but did manage 11 rebounds and six assists in the game.
With the win, the Rockets reach the .500 mark at 7-7. Houston is 5-1 at the Toyota Center this season. Detroit falls to 3-11 overall and just 1-6 on the road this season.