Eric Gordon, Kevin Porter Jr. carry Rockets past Spurs

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Eric Gordon #10 of the Houston Rockets reacts after hitting a three-point basket against the Atlanta Hawks during the second half at State Farm Arena on December 13, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia.

FILE–Eric Gordon #10 of the Houston Rockets. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/AFP 

Eric Gordon scored 31 points and Kevin Porter Jr. contributed 12 of his 18 points in the final four-plus minutes as the visiting Houston Rockets defeated the San Antonio Spurs 128-124 on Wednesday to snap a three-game losing streak.

The Rockets led by just four with 5:01 to play before Porter scored eight of his points during a 10-3 run over the ensuing two minutes to produce a 118-107 advantage.

He later hit a 3-pointer with 58.4 seconds left to extend the lead back to nine, and the Rockets held on down the stretch.

Christian Wood added 23 points and 11 rebounds for Houston, while Jalen Green scored 14 points and Jae’Sean Tate chipped in 13.

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