Houston, TX (Sports Network) - James Harden scored 25 of his 37 points in the second half to help the Rockets overcome a 20-point third quarter deficit and take a 108-100 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday.
Harden was 3-for-4 from beyond the arc and sank 12-of-13 from the free throw line over the final two frames. Jeremy Lin chipped in 24 points and eight assists.
Minnesota was control late in the second quarter, but was outscored 69-43 in the second half. Derrick Williams and J.J. Barea each scored 19 in the defeat, the T'Wolves 15th in their last 16 road games.