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Parsons scores 29 points, Harden adds 21 to lead Rockets to 112-102 victory over Kings

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    Houston Rockets forward Chandler Parson catches a lob pass for a dunk against the Sacramento Kings during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, April 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)The Associated Press

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    Houston Rockets guard Jeremy Lin dunks against the Sacramento Kings during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, April 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)The Associated Press

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    Houston Rockets guard James Harden, right, tries to drive against Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins, left, during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, April 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)The Associated Press

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    Houston Rockets center Omer Asik, left, of Turkey, drives against Sacramento Kings forward Jason Thompson during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, April 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)The Associated Press

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    Houston Rockets guard James Harden, center, shoots between Sacramento Kings' DeMarcus Cousins, left, and Tyreke Evans during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, April 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)The Associated Press

Chandler Parsons scored 29 points and James Harden added 21 to lead the Houston Rockets to a 112-102 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night.

Parsons and Harden, the team's two leading scorers, returned to the lineup to help the Rockets win their third straight and eighth in 11 games. Parsons, who made 12 of 18 shots, had missed the previous game with food poisoning, while Harden had been nursing a foot injury. Harden also has nine rebounds and seven assists.

Omer Asik had 19 points and 10 rebounds, Jeremy Lin had 15 points and 10 assists, and Terrence Jones chipped in with 14 points and 11 rebounds for Houston, which is in seventh place in the Western Conference.

Tyreke Evans scored 22 points and Marcus Thornton had 21 for the Kings.