James Harden scored 27 points and the Houston Rockets rallied from a 20-point deficit for a 106-100 victory over the host Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday night.
The Cavaliers rested LeBron James. The Cavaliers are 1-3 this season and 4-13 over the last two seasons when James doesn't play.
Harden scored 18 points in the fourth quarter and Houston outscored Cleveland, 35-16, in the period.
Dwight Howard's free throw with 2 minutes 13 seconds to play put Houston ahead, 95-94. Harden's three-point basket made it 98-94 before Kyrie Irving made a three-pointer with 1:30 left, making it a one-point game.
Both teams missed shots on their next possession, but Trevor...