Martin helps Rockets beat Hawks

Kevin Martin netted a game-high 27 points, pointers, leading the Houston Rockets to a 95-84 win over the Atlanta Hawks at Toyota Center.

Luis Scola scored 21 points and grabbed seven boards, while Chase Budinger finished with 17 points for the Rockets, who have alternated wins and losses in their first four games of the season.

Despite scoring only two points, Kyle Lowry dished out a career-high 18 assists. Jordan Hill ripped down a career-high 15 boards to go with 11 points.

Al Horford and Joe Johnson led the Hawks with 15 points apiece, while Tracy McGrady had 13 points and six boards off the bench, and Josh Smith had 12 and seven boards for Atlanta, which lost for the first time this year.