Lin tallies triple-double in Rockets' win

The Sports Xchange/Reuters

Posted at Feb 02 2014 03:17 PM | Updated as of Feb 02 2014 11:17 PM

Rockets 106, Cavaliers 92

Rockets point guard Jeremy Lin recorded his first career triple-double and provided the burst needed for a critical third-quarter run that pushed Houston to a 106-92 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Lin finished with 15 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists and served as the catalyst after the Rockets (32-17) surrendered the opening 11 points of the second half.

Lin emerged from the bench and sparked a 13-3 run that enabled Houston to suppress the Cavaliers for good.

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Grizzlies 99, Bucks 90

Memphis gave rookie Nick Calathes the first NBA start of his career and he rewarded the Grizzlies with career highs in points (22), made three-pointers (four) and rebounds (five) in a 99-90 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks.

It was a sixth successive win and 11th in their last 12 games for Memphis, who got another double-double from power forward Zach Randolph (23 points, 10 rebounds).

Milwaukee (8-39) lost their sixth in a row and are now 1-15 in 2014.

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Suns 105, Bobcats 95

Phoenix guard Goran Dragic Dragic scored 15 of the Suns' first 23 points in their 105-95 win over the Charlotte Bobcats.

He finished with 25 points on 10-for-10 shooting from the field.