HOUSTON, March 3 (Xinhua) -- Chandler Parsons scored a career-high 32 points to lift the Houston Rockets to an easy 136-103 win over the Dallas Mavericks Sunday night in Houston.
The win ended the Rockets' nine-game losing streak to the Mavericks.
James Harden and Jeremy Lin also had big games, adding 21 points each and combining for 16 assists for the Rockets.
O.J. Mayo scored 18 points and Shawn Marion had 14 to lead the Mavericks, who dropped six games behind the Rockets for the eighth spot in the Western Conference.
The Rockets led 64-61 at halftime, then blew open the close game in the third quarter, outscoring the Mavericks 44-17.
With this win, the Rockets are now just percentage points behind the Utah Jazz for seventh place in the Western Conference.