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Martin, Lowry lead Rockets past Spurs 105-102

Updated: 22 January 2012 12:57 IST

Kevin Martin scored 25 points, Kyle Lowry had 14 points and eight assists as the Houston Rockets took advantage of Tim Duncan's absence to beat the San Antonio Spurs 105-102 on Saturday night.

Martin, Lowry lead Rockets past Spurs 105-102

Houston:

Kevin Martin scored 25 points, Kyle Lowry had 14 points and eight assists as the Houston Rockets took advantage of Tim Duncan's absence to beat the San Antonio Spurs 105-102 on Saturday night.

Goran Dragic scored 14 and Samuel Dalembert added 12 points and a season-high six blocks for the Rockets, who have won six in a row.

Tony Parker had 24 points and a season-high 13 assists for the Spurs, who were playing their fourth game in five nights. San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich rested Duncan, who played 25 minutes in Friday night's loss to Sacramento. Tiago Splitter had a career-high 25 points and 10 rebounds for the Spurs.

The Rockets shot 56 percent (44 of 79) to make up for the Spurs' 43-32 edge in rebounds.



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