Spurs overcome Harden's triple-double, beat Rockets 106-100
HOUSTON (AP) Kawhi Leonard scored 20 points to lead the San Antonio Spurs to a 106-100 victory over the Houston Rockets on Saturday night.
The Spurs avenged a 101-99 loss to the Rockets in San Antonio on Wednesday night and improved to 5-0 on the road, where they have outscored opponents by an average of 12.8 points.
James Harden had a triple-double for a second straight game against the Spurs, finishing with 25 points, 13 assists and 11 rebounds, but also added seven costly turnovers. A deep 3-pointer by Eric Gordon cut the lead to four with 2 minutes remaining, but Houston struggled to make stops down the stretch.
Gordon scored 27 points off the bench, going 7 of 12 on 3-pointers.