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Rockets vs. Bucks results: Harden leads Houston over Milwaukee, 115-101

James Harden has scored 20 or more points in 13 straight games for the Rockets.

Daniel Shirey-US PRESSWIRE

James Harden had 29 points, seven assists and four steals to lead Houston to a comeback win over Milwaukee, 115-101, on Friday.

The Bucks led, 58-47, at halftime before the Rockets opened the second half with a 19-2 run to take a 66-60 lead with 6:19 remaining in the third quarter. Houston outscored Milwaukee, 68-43, in the second half to secure the win.

Rookie John Henson recorded his second double-double of the season, finishing with 11 points, 15 rebounds and two blocks off the bench for Milwaukee.

Monta Ellis and Brandon Jennings combined to shoot 11-of-34 from the field in the loss. The Bucks shot 44.8 percent from the field as a team while the Rockets made 54.2 percent of their field goals.

The win was Houston's third in a row as they improved to 19-14 on the season. The Bucks have now lost three games in a row to fall to 16-15 on the year.

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