After trailing by 12 points at halftime, the Houston Rockets (10-5) would go on to outscore the Memphis Grizzlies (7-7) 61 to 42 in the second half to complete their comeback and earn themselves a 93-86 victory on Monday night.
Omri Casspi would score 11 of his 16 points in the fourth quarter to help Houston get back in the game. Patrick Beverley (nine points, three rebounds and two assists) also came up big late, scoring seven points in the final 12 minutes as well.
Chandler Parsons would lead Houston in scoring with 17 points on an efficient 8-of-9 shooting.
This comeback came without Dwight Howard on the court, as he sat on the sidelines for the entire fourth quarter. He finished with 15 points and seven rebounds, but he also turned the ball over five times.
Guard Aaron Brooks would leave the game late with a thigh bruise. There is no word yet on whether or not he's going to miss any time.
The poor shooting of the Grizzlies ultimately did them in, as they hit just 41.5 percent from the field.
Mike Conley had a double-double of 10 points and 10 assists for Memphis, but his shot was simply not falling. He went just 2-of-14 from the field.
Kosta Koufas was an absolute beast on the offensive glass, grabbing seven offensive rebounds and 13 in total, which were both career-highs. Tayshaun Prince had a season-high 16 points, while Zach Randolph had 13 points and six rebounds.
Final Score: Houston Rockets 93, Memphis Grizzlies 86
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