Wow, the Rockets must be ecstatic to have that monkey off their backs, earning their first win of the season this weekend…
The Houston Rockets earned their first victory of the season and halted a five-game losing streak Sunday, trouncing the Minnesota Timberwolves 120-94 before a crowd of 15,058 at Toyota Center.
Four of the five Houston (1-5) starters reached double-figures in scoring, led by Luis Scola’s 24. b added 21 points on 9-for-13 shooting, while Shane Battier scored 12 and grabbed seven rebounds. Yao Ming chipped in with 13 points and four rebounds in 17 minutes of action.
Kevin Love scored 16 points and snatched 16 boards to lead the way for Minnesota (1-6), which has dropped its last five games overall and 12 straight against the Rockets.
Read more details via NBA.com