Updated:HOUSTON, Tex. (AP) (AP)
ong> - James Harden had 21 points and five rebounds to lead the Houston Rockets to a 108-104 win over the Orlando Magic in a preseason game Wednesday night.
Patrick Beverley added 13 points and nine rebounds in 26 minutes, and Dwight Howard had eight points and four rebounds in 18 minutes -- also all in the first half -- to lead the Rockets (3-1) to their third straight preseason win.
Reserce Manny Harris led the Magic (1-3) with 17 points on 8-of-16 shooting in 23 minutes.
Houston played without Jeremy Lin, who was sent home due to illness.