A big fourth quarter by the Cleveland Cavaliers sent the Rockets to a 118-107 loss which was the team's sixth in its last seven games. The Rockets were outscored 37-23 in the fourth quarter where the Cavaliers hit 59 percent of their shots and 5-6 three-point attempts.
Luis Scola scored 30 points to lead the Rockets and Goran Dragic added 20 points and eight assists. Chase Budinger added 16 points off the bench while Samuel Dalembert finished with 15 points, 10 rebounds and five blocks. Kevin Martin was the missing man again for the Rockets playing less than 16 minutes and finishing with three points.
Antawn Jamison led the Cavs with 28 points and rookie Kyrie Irving added 21 points and five assists. Ramon Sessions came off the bench to score 15 points and hand out seven assists for Cleveland.
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