Rockets Vs. Nuggets Final Score: Luis Scola Leads Houston To 99-90 Win Over Denver

Luis Scola scored 25 points as the Houston Rockets got a much needed 99-90 road win over the Denver Nuggets. The Rockets took control in the fourth quarter and then held on at the end behind solid play from Scola and point guard Kyle Lowry.

More: Recap and Analysis of the Rockets Win

Scola hit 10-20 field goal attempts to produce his 25 points. He also added eight boards, three assists and two steals to his totals. Kyle Lowry chipped in 20 points and six assists. Chase Budinger added 16 points off the bench including a couple of crucial baskets late to help hold off the Nuggets. Courtney Lee also finished in double figures with 10. Houston wins despite Kevin Martin finishing with eight points on 1-9 shooting from the floor.

Danilo Gallinari and Rudy Fernandez led the Nuggets with 14 points each. Ty Lawson chipped in 13 points and seven assists. Al Harrington and Andre Miller came off the bench to score 12 points each. Denver didn't make things easy on themselves turning the ball over 20 times in the game and hitting just 19-33 free throws.

The Rockets improve to 14-11 on the season and will continue their road trip in Portland on Wednesday against the Trail Blazers.

For more on the Houston Rockets, check out The Dream Shake. For Denver Nuggets news and updates, go to Denver Stiffs. For all your NBA news, head over to SB Nation's NBA page.

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