THE road-weary Houston Rockets came up with a strong performance, scoring a 114-106 victory over the Wizards on Monday in Washington (Tuesday, Manila time).
James Harden scored 32 points on 9 of 19 shooting for the Rockets, who were playing their fourth straight road game.
The Rockets are on a rollercoaster trip, alternating wins and losses in the last four games.
Ryan Anderson added 23 points as the Rockets bounced back from a loss to the Hawks.
Houston has a 4-3 win-loss record.
John Wall had 21 points, while Otto Porter and Bradley Beal scored 20 each for the Wizards, who suffered their fifth loss in six outings.