Rockets equal record with 23 three-points
HOUSTON, Texas- Agence France-Presse
Guard Jeremy Lin (7) included five three-point shots as the Houston Rockets match an NBA record of most three-point shots made in a single game.Jeremy Lin drained five of Houston’s record-equaling 23 three-pointers on Feb. 5 as the Rockets romped to a 140-109 NBA victory over the Golden State Warriors.
The Rockets matched the NBA record with their 23 from beyond the arc, and claimed their fifth win in six games.
Lin finished with 28 points as the Rockets notched their highest-scoring game of the season. Their 14 three-pointers in the first half also tied an NBA record.
James Harden and Chandler Parsons had four three-pointers apiece. Harden finished with 18 points and Parsons scored 16.
The Rockets tied the record of 23 three-pointers set by the Orlando Magic in a 139-107 victory over Sacramento on Jan. 13, 2009.
Marcus Morris made three treys off the bench. Toney Douglas added two and James Anderson had two as well.