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Rockets outlast Raptors 110-104 in 2 OTs

The Rockets´ Dwight Howard looks to the basket surrounded by the Raptors´ Terrence Ross, Rudy Gay and Jonas Valanciunas. (Pat Sullivan/AP)
The Rockets' Dwight Howard looks to the basket surrounded by the Raptors' Terrence Ross, Rudy Gay and Jonas Valanciunas. (Pat Sullivan/AP)
The Rockets´ Dwight Howard looks to the basket surrounded by the Raptors´ Terrence Ross, Rudy Gay and Jonas Valanciunas. (Pat Sullivan/AP) Gallery: Rockets outlast Raptors 110-104 in 2 OTs

HOUSTON (AP) - Jeremy Lin scored 31 points off the bench, Dwight Howard had 18 points and 24 rebounds, and the Houston Rockets beat the Toronto Raptors 110-104 in double-overtime to snap a two-game losing streak.

Lin shot 10 of 17 from the field and hit 8 of 9 from the free throw line. James Harden finished with 26 points and 10 assists.

Howard was just 4 of 12 at the foul line. Chandler Parsons had 18 points, five rebounds and five assists for the Rockets, who could not hold a double-digit, second-half lead for the second straight game.

Rudy Gay led the Raptors with 29 points and 10 rebounds but shot 11 of 37 from the field. DeMar DeRozan added 22 points, but he struggled as well, finishing 6 of 25.

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