The Houston Rockets defeated the San Antonio Spurs 125-104 on Sunday night at home, as they tied the series at two apiece. The Rockets shot very well in this game -- 53 percent from the field and 44 percent from downtown.

The Rockets hit 19 three pointers

James Harden was a leading scorer for the Rockets with 28 points, while shooting 10 of 18 from the field, 4 of 11 from downtown and 4 of 6 from the free-throw line. Harden also grabbed five rebounds and had 12 big assists in 34 minutes on the floor.

Trevor Ariza added 16 points, six rebounds, five assists and two steals, while shooting 7 of 9 from the field and 2 of 3 from the three point line. Ryan Anderson finished the game with 13 points and four rebounds, as he shot 5 of 11 from the field and 3 of 7 from the outside. Anderson hit his first three pointer at home in this series with 5:44 left on the clock in the second quarter and he added two more by the end of the game.

Patrick Beverley had an emotional night, as his grandfather died earlier that day.

Beverley played 25 minutes and scored ten points, grabbed four rebounds and had six assists. Clint Capela had a solid game with eight points and nine rebounds. Eric Gordon and Lou Williams were huge off the bench for the home team, as they combined for 35 points. Gordon had 22 points, while shooting 8 of 13 from the field and 6 of 9 from downtown in 32 minutes of play. Williams added 13 points and four rebounds, as he shot 6 of 15 from the field and 1 of 5 from downtown. Nene scored four points in just one minute on the floor, as he left the game with an injury.

The Rockets shot 50 of 95 from the field and 19 of 43 from the three point line.

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A silent night for Kawhi Leonard

Kawhi Leonard finished the game with only 16 points in 29 minutes on the floor, while shooting 7 of 14 from the field and 1 of 4 from the three point line. Leonard also had six rebounds and four assists. LaMarcus Aldridge also had 16 points, and played 24 minutes. Jonathon Simmons led the Spurs in scoring, as he had 17 points in 22 minutes off the bench, while shooting 6 of 12 from the field and 2 of 5 from the outside. Patty Mills was the only other player that scored in double-digits for the Spurs, as he finished the game with ten points and five assists.

The Spurs shot 44 of 89 from the field, 7 of 23 from the outside, and 9 of 18 from the free-throw line.

The next game is on the schedule for Tuesday at 8:00 pm, as the series will move back to San Antonio.

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