Dragic's 25 leads Rockets over Grizzlies 98-89

By Kristie Rieken

Associated Press

Published: Friday, March 30 2012 8:50 p.m. MDT

Memphis Grizzlies coach Lionel Hollins reacts to a play in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Houston Rockets, Friday, March 30, 2012, in Houston.

Pat Sullivan, Associated Press

HOUSTON — Goran Dragic scored a season-high 25 points and Courtney Lee added 17 as the Houston Rockets beat the Memphis Grizzlies 98-89 on Friday night.

The victory was the Rockets' 12th straight at home against Memphis, which hasen't won in Houston since April 2006.

Houston led by six with 1:22 remaining before Marcus Camby made two baskets sandwiched around a layup by Rudy Gay to extend the lead to 97-89 about a minute later.

Dragic has been starting at point guard with Kyle Lowry out with an illness. Friday's performance extended his streak of double digit scoring games to a career-high 14 in a row.

Gay had 20 points to lead Memphis, which started a span of seven games in nine days on Friday.

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