Houston, TX (Sports Network) - Recent history showed that Houston has owned the series versus Golden State, after all, the Rockets entered Sunday's matchup having won all three games in the series this season and 17 of 19 versus Golden State.
The Warriors, though, had other plans and abruptly ended a nine-game skid in Houston by downing the Rockets, 108-78, behind Stephen Curry's 29-point and 11-assist effort and Klay Thompson's 26 points and 6-of-9 shooting from behind the arc.
Andrew Bogut had 12 points and 12 rebounds and David Lee had 10 points and 10 boards for the Warriors, who finally picked up a much-needed victory in the series, even if it wasn't as pretty as planned.
James Harden scored 21 points to go along with 10 rebounds and eight assists for the Rockets, who trailed by 23 points at the break and shot below 20 percent in the first half. Jeremy Lin added 21 points as well in the setback.