The Houston Rockets allowed the Orlando Magic to stick with them for nearly four quarters, but managed to run away with the game in the last two-plus minutes. The Rockets pulled away to win the game 118-110.
The story for the Rockets was hot 3-point shooting and good team basketball. The Rockets hit 14 3-point field goals and had 27 assists on 41 field goals. James Harden said to FOX Sports Magic that it was "either win or go home," and he said that "Our consistency and attention to detail..and hard work will be big as well," when asked what the key to making the playoffs would be.
The Rockets pull one game closer with this victory, and the Rockets ended a five game losing streak against the Magic with the victory.