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Jones leads Rockets over Bucks, 114-104
Houston Rockets' Dwight Howard, right, looks back to shoot as Milwaukee Bucks' Larry Sanders (8) defends during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
January 18, 2014, 10:36 pm

HOUSTON (AP) Terrence Jones had a career-high 36 points and 11 rebounds, and the Houston Rockets led from the start in a 114-104 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night.

Jones had 25 points by halftime, matching his previous career-best set on Wednesday, and James Harden added 22 points.

Houston led by 17 points before the Bucks got within six points in the third quarter. The Rockets responded with a big run to extend the lead and hold on for the victory.

Brandon Knight scored 26 points with seven assists for the NBA-worst Bucks, who have dropped eight in a row.

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