The Houston Rockets beat the depleted Los Angeles Lakers 125 to 112 Tuesday night, coming from behind for the third straight game to extend their winning streak to five. James Harden scored 31 points. It’s the 13th straight game he’s scored at least 25 points. Jeremy Lin chipped in 19 points, six rebounds and five assists. His cross over move on Meta Peace was good for the drive and the foul. Five Rockets scored in double figures. The Lakers were without their three big men. Dwight Howard has a torn labrum in his right shoulder, Pau Gasol has a concussion & Jordan Hill a right hip injury. Despite that, the Lakers got off to a 14 point lead in the first half. Full recap and highhights on ESPN.