Wednesday, May 6, 2015   

(NBA) Houston to have home-court advantage in playoffs
(04-15 11:58)

Chandler Parsons scored 21 points and Dwight Howard and Terrence Jones added 20 each to lift the Houston Rockets to a 104-98 win over the San Antonio Spurs.
The victory gave No. 4 seed Houston home-court advantage in their first-round playoff series with Portland.
San Antonio used a big run at the beginning of the fourth quarter to go on top and was up by three later in the period when Houston scored eight straight to regain the lead, 95-90.
A layup by Jeff Ayres got the Spurs within four points before James Harden knocked down a long 2-pointer with less than a minute left to make it 100-94.
Marco Belinelli had 17 points to lead the Spurs, who limited the minutes of stars Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili with their top seed in the Western Conference playoffs already secure. --AP   
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