Lowry helps Rockets edge Raptors

Kyle Lowry scored a game-high 26 points to lead 85 victory over the Toronto Raptors at Toyota Center on Tuesday.

Luis Scola compiled a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds, while Kevin Martin and Samuel Dalembert rounded out the double-figure scorers with 14 and 10, respectively. The Rockets improved to 15-4 at home and have now won four straight.

The Raptors got 17 points from DeMar DeRozan and James Johnson added 16 to go with eight boards. Leandro Barbosa added 11 for the Raptors, who have lost five of their last six.