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United Press International
HOUSTON — Scores in the
Houston Rockets’ last two games
were pretty close, but that
doesn’t bother Coach Del Har
ris. He’sjust glad the points were
in his team’s favor when the final
“The games are harder to win
now. There’s a lot more conten
tion on every play,” Harris said
Thursday night after the Rock
ets defeated Golden State 104-
The Rockets, who have won
six in a row, are Fighting for a
berth in the Midwest Divison
playoffs. The latest victory
brought them to within 2 1/2
games of No. 1 San Antonio,
who they face twice next week.
But the Warriors, who drop
ped to seventh place in the con
ference, said the Fight isn’t over
yet. The two division winners
and four best other teams go to
“It will take more than this
game to keep us out of the play
offs,” said Golden State coach Al
One handicap for the War
riors was that ail-star guard
World Free injured his neck in
the second period and was un
able to play the rest of the game.
Free, who averages 23.3 points
per game, only scored three
points Thursday night.
“I hit my head in San Antonio
Tuesday night and injured my
neck,” Free said. “What the team
misses with me out is my experi
ence. We came back well against
them until the last few minutes.”
Moses Malone was the game’s
high scorer with 35 points and
15 rebounds for the Rockets.
Elvin Hayes contributed 18
points and 12 rebounds and
Robert Reid added 16 points for
“Once it gets down to the re
maining games of the season
and you’re Fighting for the play
offs, the scores get lower,” Reid
said. “We’re playing as well as
anybody in the NBA and we’re
talking more on defense.
“We’d like to catch San Anto
nio but we want to make the
playoffs First. If we can beat
them Sunday up there it might
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