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.