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Houston Rockets beat Toronto Raptors 117-101

Houston Rockets beat Toronto Raptors 117-101Houston, Nov 28 - Basketball player James Harden scored 24 points and Patrick Patterson added 22 to lead the Houston Rockets to their 117-101 win over the Toronto Raptors at the Toyota Center.

Omer Asik had 13 points and 18 rebounds to fuel the Rockets' fourth straight victory Tuesday. Jeremy Lin had 16 points and 10 assists, reports Xinhua.

"I think we're strong enough to get through it," Harden said.

"We've got to be there for coach. He's going through a lot right now. Our biggest thing is just supporting him, and making sure we comfort him."

Sasha McHale, the 23-year-old daughter of Rockets coach Kevin McHale, died Saturday from complications of lupus.

Andrea Bargnani scored 21 points and Terrence Ross added 19 points for the Raptors, who have lost five games in a row. (IANS)


Van Gaal 'not shocked' by League Cup exit

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Everton sign Cameroon striker Eto'o

London, Aug 27 - Cameroon striker Samuel Eto'o has inked a two-year-deal with Everton FC after being released by Chelsea last season.

Eto'o, 33, joins on a free transfer and links up with former  Read more »

ICC questioning Ajmal's bowling action unfair, untimely: Mahmood

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Ajmal set to play in third Lanka ODI post completion of tests for 'dodgy' doosra

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Hamilton might consider quitting Merc due to increasing tension with Rosberg: Reports

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Button feels sympathetic with Hamilton following Belgian GP row with Rosberg

Jenson-ButtonLondon, Aug 26 : McLaren driver Jenson Button has said that he feels sympathy with Lewis Hamilton after his Belgian Grand Prix came to an end on lap two by a collision from his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg.  Read more »