Motiejunas leads Rockets in 30-point rout of Suns

Motiejunas leads Rockets in 30-point rout of Suns

Motiejunas leads Rockets in 30-point rout of Suns

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by Associated Press

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Posted on March 13, 2013 at 7:40 PM

Updated Wednesday, Mar 13 at 7:40 PM

HOUSTON (AP) -- Donatas Motiejunas scored a career-high 19 points to lead five Houston starters in double figures and the Rockets routed the Phoenix Suns 111-81 on Wednesday night.
 
James Harden scored 18 and Omer Asik had 14 for the Rockets, who stayed in the No. 7 spot in the Western Conference standings.

Wesley Johnson scored 10 of his 15 points in the first quarter for the Suns, who lost to Houston for just the fourth time in the last 14 meetings. Luis Scola had four points and four rebounds in his first game in Houston since the Rockets designated him as their amnesty cut last summer.

Houston had all five starters in double figures for the 11th time this season.

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