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Guards lead Warriors past Rockets 106-97

Updated: 13 February 2012 13:37 IST

Monta Ellis had 33 points and seven assists, David Lee added 15 points and 13 rebounds as the Golden State Warriors beat the Houston Rockets 106-97 on Sunday night for their second straight victory over a Western Conference playoff contender.

Guards lead Warriors past Rockets 106-97

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Monta Ellis had 33 points and seven assists, David Lee added 15 points and 13 rebounds as the Golden State Warriors beat the Houston Rockets 106-97 on Sunday night for their second straight victory over a Western Conference playoff contender.

Rookie reserve Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry had 14 points apiece and each made some big shots late to help the Warriors upset another top team. Golden State also won at Denver on Thursday night.

Kevin Martin started to break out of a recent shooting slump with 28 points and Luis Scola had 14 points and 13 rebounds for the Rockets, whose three-game winning streak ended. Houston are 3-2 on their current road stretch and have a chance to head home with a winning trip on Tuesday at Memphis.



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