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Chris Paul hits triple-double to help Houston Rockets end three-game losing skid

Wednesday 12 December 2018 11:32, UK

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Chris Paul grabs his first triple-double of the season as he finishes with 11 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists to help snap Houston's three-game losing streak

Chris Paul supplied a triple-double to help the Houston Rockets to a 111-104 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers, ending his team's three-game losing skid.

Paul shot poorly (2-of-12 from the field) but provided 11 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists to pace the Rockets to their first win since December 2.

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'CP3' was at his mesmeric best in the opening quarter, teasing Portland's defense before setting up team-mates Gerald Green and Danuel House for three-pointers.

With Houston edging in front in the fourth quarter, Paul connected with a fadeaway jump shot from mid-range to extend the lead to seven points. He then found center Clint Capela with a delightful lofted pass for an alley-oop dunk before sealing the win at the free throw line.

Click the video at the top of the page to watch the highlights of Paul's triple-double

Tuesday night's results

  • Toronto Raptors 123-99 Los Angeles Clippers
  • Portland Trail Blazers 103-111 Houston Rockets
  • Phoenix Suns 86-111 San Antonio Spurs

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