Parsons stars as Rockets beat Blazers

Posted at 01/21/2014 1:05 PM | Updated as of 01/21/2014 1:05 PM

Rockets 126, Trail Blazers 113

Chandler Parsons posted 31 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists as the Rockets fended off Portland in a Western Conference shootout.

Rockets center Dwight Howard added 24 points and 12 rebounds while James Harden totaled 22 points on a big offensive night for Houston (28-15), who shot 52.3 percent from the floor, including 16 of 33 three-pointers.

Portland forward LaMarcus Aldridge recorded 27 points and 20 rebounds for the Trail Blazers (31-10).

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Wizards 107, 76ers 99

Bradley Beal had 22 points and nine rebounds and matched his career high with eight assists as the Washington Wizards defeated the Philadelphia 76ers.

The Wizards (20-20) led comfortably throughout the day game.

Michael Carter-Williams scored 31 points for the 76ers (13-28), who have lost three straight and seven of eight games.

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Bocats 100, Raptors 95

Ramon Sessions scored 23 points, and center Al Jefferson had 22 points and 19 rebounds as the Charlotte Bobcats beat Toronto.

The Bobcats (18-25) led by as many as 30 points in the third quarter and held on to top the Raptors (20-20) for the seventh straight time.