Tip-Off for 2/6/13 (featuring Scarface): Houston Rockets launch three-point barrage in 140-109 victory over Golden State Warriors


Jeremy Lin got the best of his meeting with Steph Curry in a Rockets blowout.

The Houston Rockets tied an NBA record with 23 3-pointers in a 140-109 thrashing of the Golden State Warriors. The loss ended the Warriors four-game winning streak. The Rockets scored 77 points in the first half and placed eight players in double figures on their way to breaking their scoring mark in the Toyota Center.

Pacers 114 – Hawks 103 – Paul George led all players with 29 points and Roy Hibbert added 8 rebounds. Jeff Teague led the Hawks with 24 points. Sniper Kyle Korver handed out 8 assists.

Lakers 92 – Nets 83 – The Lakers were outrebounded 52-40, but were able to hold the Nets to 35 percent shooting. Kobe Bryant scored 21 points for Los Angeles. Earl Clark grabbed 12 rebounds. Brook Lopez led Brooklyn with a game-high 30 points.

Suns 96 – Grizzlies 90 – The Grizzlies struggle continues in the wake of the Rudy Gay trade. Marcin Gortat led the Suns with 20 points. Memphis’ Jerryd Blayless led all scorers with 29 points. Zach Randolph grabbed 13 rebounds.

Rockets 140 – Warriors 109 – Jeremy Lin led the Rockets with 28 points and 9 assists. Omir Asik pulled down 15 boards. Jarrett Jack led the Warriors with 20 points and Steph Curry handed out 9 dimes.

Nuggets 112 – Bucks 104 – Danilo Gallinari scored 22 points for the Nuggets. The Bucks wasted a great effort by Samuel Dalembert — who finished with 35 points and 12 rebounds.

The Lineup:

NBAPA eyeing ATF Director (Hoops World).

Pau Gasol heard a pop in his foot (Mike and McGoutry).

Eagles will not release Michael Vick on Wednesday (Red Zone).

Prepare for the Facebook Graph Search (Wall Street Journal).

Ryan Braun linked to PEDs again (NYT Sports).

Picasso portrait brings in $45 million (CBS).

Donald Dell on Arthur Ashe 20 years after his passing (NY Times).

Colin Kaepernick refelcts on Super Bowl loss (Huffington Post).

Five NFL teams set for failure in 2014 (Game Changer 101).

Josh Freeman as Michael Jackson (ESPN Mag).


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