February 29, 2012; Salt Lake City, UT, USA; Houston Rockets power forward Luis Scola (4) dunks during the first half against the Utah Jazz at Energy Solutions Arena. Mandatory Credit: Russ Isabella-US PRESSWIRE

Rockets Vs. Celtics: Houston Falls In Overtime 97-92

Luis Scola and Kyle Lowry finished with 18 points each but the Houston Rockets fell in overtime to the Boston Celtics 97-92.

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Rockets Vs. Celtics Final Score: Houston Falls In Overtime 97-92

The Houston Rockets blew a double digit lead in the fourth quarter then saw another game slip away in overtime with a 97-92 loss to the Boston Celtics.

The Celtics began the overtime period with a 7-2 run that had the Rockets playing catch up the rest of the way. Kyle Lowry cut the Boston lead to just one point at 93-92 with just over a minute to play. Paul Pierce answered back with a lay up of his own to make the score 95-92 and the Rockets would turn the ball over twice in the final minute to help seal the loss.

Luis Scola and Kyle Lowry each finished with 18 points to lead Houston. chandler Parsons added 12 points while Goran Dragic, Samuel Dalembert and Kevin Martin all finished with 11 points each. Dalembert grabbed a game-high 17 rebounds in the loss.

Paul Pierce led the Celtics with 30 points while Ray Allen added 21. Kevin Garnett finished with 13 points and 13 rebounds while Rajon Rondo finished with nine points and 12 assists.

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Rockets Vs. Celtics Score: Houston Headed To Overtime In Boston

The Houston Rockets led by as many as 10 points in the fourth quarter against the Celtics but couldn't hold the lead and head to overtime with the game tied at 84-84.

Ray Allen's three-pointer from the corner with just 35 seconds remaining put the Celtics on top 84-82. After a Luis Scola miss, Rajon Rondo got loose on the break but missed a wide open layup that was rebounded by the Rockets' Kyle Lowry who pushed the ball into the frontcourt. The ball eventually ended up in the hands of Goran Dragic who tied the game with a jumper with just three seconds remaining. Ray Allen's jump shot at the buzzer clanged off the back rim sending the game into overtime.

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Rockets Vs. Celtics Score: Houston Trails Boston 46-40 At Halftime

A poor second quarter in Boston has the Houston Rockets trailing the Celtics 46-40 at halftime. The Rockets jumped out to a 28-21 lead at the end of the first quarter but were outscored 25-12 in the second to lose the lead.

Luis Scola leads the Rockets with 12 points and eight rebounds. Rookie Chandler Parsons added 10 points while Kevin Martin has nine. The Rockets hit 15 of their 37 shot attempts in the first half and hold a 25-19 rebounding advantage at the break.

Coming off of a remarkable triple-double against the Knicks, Rajon Rondo is stuffing the stat sheet again with nine points, three rebounds, six assists and three steals. Paul Pierce netted 10 first-half points while Greg Stiemsma came off the bench to add eight.

For more information on the Houston Rockets and updates for their game against the Celtics, visit SB Nation Houston and The Dream Shake. For more news and analysis from around the NBA head over to SB Nation's NBA Basketball page.

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