Martin scores 36 in Rockets' win over Bucks

By Chris Duncan

Associated Press

Published: Monday, Jan. 17 2011 12:00 a.m. MST

HOUSTON — Kevin Martin scored 36 points and the Houston Rockets recovered from their lowest first-half point total of the season in a 93-84 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday.

Luis Scola had 19 points and 14 rebounds and Jordan Hill added 10 points and 10 rebounds off the bench for the Rockets, who snapped a four-game home losing streak.

Corey Maggette scored a season-high 25 points for the Bucks, who've lost 11 straight games in Houston and remain the only team without a victory at the Toyota Center.

The Rockets shot 37 percent (35 of 95) and went 1-for-11 from 3-point range. They had only 39 points at halftime, then took control with a 35-point third quarter.

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