The Houston Rockets struggles continue as they lose for the fifth straight time falling to Toronto 116-98. The Rockets gave up 58 points in each half to a Toronto team that doesn't light up the scoreboard with regularity allowing the Raptors to shoot a sizzling 59 percent for the game.
Six different Raptors finished in double figures led by DeMar DeRozan's 23 points. Linas Kleiza pitched in 19 points off the bench while Jose Calderon added 17 points and 12 assists. Leandro Barbosa added 15 points and Amir Johnson 14 for the Raptors. Houston offered little defensive resistance to the Raptors who recorded 31 assists on 45 made baskets.
Chandler Parsons led the Rockets with 19 points while Kyle Lowry added 16. Samuel Dalembert and Goran Dragic finished with 14 points each. Kevin Martin played only 18 minutes in the game scoring just seven points on 1-7 shooting.
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