Rockets douse Heat with sharpshooting from star duo

Houston Rockets' Chris Paul (far right) celebrating his three-pointer with team-mate James Harden in the fourth quarter of the 99-90 National Basketball Association win over Miami Heat on Monday. Paul scored half of his 16 points in the final quarter
Houston Rockets' Chris Paul (right) celebrating his three-pointer with team-mate James Harden in the fourth quarter of the 99-90 National Basketball Association win over Miami Heat on Monday.PHOTO: REUTERS

Houston Rockets' Chris Paul (right) celebrating his three-pointer with team-mate James Harden in the fourth quarter of the 99-90 National Basketball Association win over Miami Heat on Monday. Paul scored half of his 16 points in the final quarter, with six assists and three steals, while Harden finished with 28 points and five assists as the Rockets improved to 33-12 for the season.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 24, 2018, with the headline 'Rockets douse Heat with sharpshooting from star duo'. Print Edition | Subscribe