The Houston Rockets got off to a huge lead in the first half and kept the pressure on to defeat the Chicago Bulls by a score of 120-97.
This is the first home loss for the Bulls on Christmas Day in eight games.
Houston has been red hot as of late, winning four in a row thanks to a huge offensive outburst. This is the third straight game that the Rockets have topped 120 points, and they are now the No. 1 scoring offense in the league.
Against the Bulls, the team had great balance with Omer Asik, Chandler Parsons, Jeremy Lin and James Harden each scoring at least 20 points.
As for Chicago, the team simply could not recover from a poor start. The Bulls fell behind 58-41 at halftime, thanks in part to an 0-of-9 performance from behind the arc.
Nate Robinson tried to get the team back into the game with 27 points in 28 minutes, but it was not enough to stay competitive.
For the complete box score, check out NBA.com.
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