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Tuesday, January 21, 2014

HOUSTON - Houston's Terrence Jones produced a career-high 36 points and 11 rebounds, as the Rockets downed the Milwaukee Bucks 114-104 in the NBA on Sunday.

Jones had 25 points by halftime, matching his previous career-best set on Thursday, and James Harden added 22 points.

Brandon Knight scored 26 points with seven assists for the NBA-worst Bucks, who have dropped eight straight.

Jones received a standing ovation when he grabbed a rebound off a missed three-pointer by OJ Mayo before finishing with an off-balance layup to lead to 112-97.

Star forward Dwight Howard added 20 points and 14 rebounds for the Rockets, Aaron Brooks had 10 points and four assists and Jones also had two blocks, a steal.

In Charlotte, North Carolina, LeBron James had 34 points and eight rebounds, and the Miami Heat beat the Charlotte Bobcats for the 15th straight time, 104-96.


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