At the half the Houston Rockets are cruising along what looks to be their third straight game as the are leading the Sacramento Kings 58-43 at the half. Guard Kyle Lowry did make his first appearance after missing a month with a bacterial infection and he came off the bench to play five first half minutes and has a single assist so far.
Leading the way for the Rockets is the hot shooting Courtney Lee who has 19 points on 8-of-11 from the field and 3-of-4 from three-point range. He is the only Houston player in double figures.
The Rockets got off to a hot start by beginning the game with a 12-4 run before extending that lead 32-21 at the end of the first quarter and have not trailed at all in this game.
The Kings have had trouble scoring tonight as they are shooting 47 percent from the field and only 11-of-19 from three-point range. The leading scorer for the Kings is Terrence Williams who has nine points.
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