Wesley Johnson

Rockets start fast, beat Clippers 105-92 for 14th straight

The Houston Rockets really didn't need an exclamation point to their dominating first quarter Wednesday night. James Harden provided one anyway.

The Rockets had already blown past the Clippers when Harden juked Wesley Johnson so badly, the defender stumbled and fell flat to the floor. Harden looked down at him for a long moment before calmly drilling a 3-pointer to give Houston a 31-7 lead.

Houston's 14th consecutive victory was in hand early and the Rockets went on to win 105-92.

Harden scored 17 of his 25 points in the first quarter, but claimed he wasn't trying to stare down the floored Johnson.

"I was just trying to figure out what he was...

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