Monta Ellis poured in 33 points and the Golden game losing streak to the Houston Rockets with 97 win on Sunday.

The Warriors got 15 points and 13 rebounds from David Lee and beat the Rockets for only the second time in their last 14 meetings.

Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson added 14 points apiece for Golden State, which opened a three-game homestand with its fourth win in six games overall.

Kevin Martin had 28 points to lead the Rockets, who had a three-game overall winning streak snapped and fell to 3-2 on a six-game road trip.