The Rockets struggled last night vs the Kings on the defensive end and boxing out the Kings for offensive rebounds. The Kings won the rebound war with the Rockets 57-50 and the assist war as well 17-13. Carl Landry and a nice return to Houston scoring 21 points and grabbing 11 rebounds in a Kings victory. The Rockets being down most of the whole game found a chance to tie the game in the closing seconds but a Aaron Brooks missed his first free throw and made his second that made it a 81-82 game with about 9 seconds left. After two Carl Landry free throws that made the game 84-81 with 4 ticks on the game clock but Rockets point guard Aaron Brooks missed his wide open three at the buzzer that would have sent the game into overtime. The Rockets will face the Timberwolves on Saturday night at home. The Rockets better get in gear if they dint want to go fishing when the season ends.