Rockets fight back to beat Warriors

The Houston Rockets defeated the Golden State Warriors 122-121 in NBA action on Tuesday night.

The Warriors nearly got a last-gasp victory but Kevin Durant's late jumper was ruled to be after the buzzer giving the Rockets the win over the defending NBA champions.

At one stage, Houston was 17 points behind Golden State, having trailed for most of the match. But came back strongly in the fourth quarter outscoring their opponents 34-20.


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James Harden scored 27 points and 10 rebounds, while Chris Paul earned four points on two-for-nine shooting in his debut for the Rockets.