Goran Dragic stepped in for the injured Kyle Lowry and helped the Houston Rockets snap a five-game losing streak with a 112-106 win over the New Jersey Nets. Houston let a big lead slip away in the second half but were able to hold on for the victory.
Dragic led the way for the Rockets finishing with 23 points, five rebounds and eight assists. Courtney Lee added 17 points off the bench while Chandler Parsons finished with 16. Samuel Dalembert and Chase Budinger chipped in 15 points each. Kevin Martin played just 17 minutes in the game scoring five points on 2-5 shooting.
Gerald Green scored 26 points off the bench to lead the Nets including one electrifying dunk off of a lob from MarShon Brooks who finished with 23 points and seven assists. Jordan Farmar added 18 points while Anthony Morrow finished with 12.
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