James Harden scored 21 points to lead the Houston Rockets to a 107-98 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Sunday in an NBA exhibition game.
Local hero Jeremy Lin added 17 points for the Rockets, who led almost throughout.
Paul George scored 19 points to lead the Pacers.
Lin, whose parents emigrated from Taiwan to the U.S. in the 1970s, was a clear favorite of the capacity crowd and did not disappoint with a dazzling array of 3-pointers and pinpoint passing.
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