Updated: Thursday, 21 Feb 2013, 5:32 AM EST
Published : Thursday, 21 Feb 2013, 5:32 AM EST
HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden scored a career-high 46 points and Jeremy Lin added 29 as the Houston Rockets mounted a furious fourth-quarter comeback for a 122-119 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder last night. Houston rallied from 14 points down with about seven minutes left.
ATLANTA (AP) —The Miami Heat ran their winning streak to eight by rallying to beat Atlanta 103-90 behind LeBron James' 24 points. Dwayne (dwayn) Wade scored 20 as the Heat scored the first 13 points of the fourth quarter to erase the Hawks' lead.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Something happened last night for a Georgetown freshman basketball player that hasn't happened in 17 years. D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera poured in 33 points, Georgetown's best scoring performance from a freshman since Victor Page's 34 in the 1996 Big East tournament, and the 11th-ranked Hoyas steamrolled DePaul 90-66 to climb into a first place tie with Syracuse and Marquette in the Big East.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jakub Voracek (YA'-kuhb VOHR'-rah-chehk) scored the go-ahead goal with 1:31 left to cap a hat trick and lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a wild 6-5 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins last night. Voracek's third goal came 33 seconds after Pittsburgh's Brandon Sutter tied the game briefly.
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — In a sure sign of spring, the Boston Red Sox open their exhibition season today against Northeastern University in Fort Myers, Fla. Tomorrow four spring training games are scheduled with a full slate of exhibition games on tap for Saturday.