Rockets hand Jazz worst home loss 125-80

Rockets hand Jazz worst home loss 125-80
January 28, 2013, 11:26 pm
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SALT LAKE CITY, UT - JANUARY 28: James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets shoots a layup against the Utah Jazz at Energy Solutions Arena on January 28, 2013 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images)

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) James Harden scored 25 points and the Houston Rockets rolled by the Jazz 125-80 on Monday night, handing Utah its worst home loss in franchise history.

The Jazz had won six straight at home but simply couldn't keep pace in transition. They were outscored 26-2 on the break and shot just 39.5 percent. Their previous worst was by 33 points to Milwaukee on Nov. 18, 1980.

Carlos Delfino and Marcus Morris each hit four 3-pointers for Houston, which made 16 of 34 from beyond the arc. Omer Asik had 19 rebounds as the Rockets (25-22) won their third straight.

Houston led by 21 points in the second, by 35 in the third and kept pouring it on fourth.

Randy Foye led Utah with 12 points.

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