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Rockets Overcome DeRozan, Coast To Win

Houston, TX (Sports Network) – Chase Budinger led a balanced attack with 22 points and Kevin Martin added 20 as Houston closed out 2010 with a 114-105 victory over Toronto at Toyota Center.

Rookie Patrick Patterson notched his first career double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds while Luis Scola contributed 13 points and seven boards for the Rockets, who bounced back from Wednesday’s loss to Miami and have won six of seven overall.

DeMar DeRozan made 12-of-21 shots from the floor and 13-of-14 from the foul line en route to pouring in a career-high 37 points for the Raptors, who have lost four of five.

Linas Kleiza scored 17 points and pulled down 12 rebounds and Amir Johnson added 14 points and 11 caroms in defeat.

Celebrate with victorious Rockets fans at The Dream Shake.

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