Klay Thompson lead the way for Golden State with 21 points, while Stephen Curry had 20 points, 7 assists, and 7 rebounds. The Warriors outscored the Rockets 32-17 in the 4th quarter, including an 11-0 run to blow the game open.
James Harden played through back pain to lead Houston with 34 points and 8 rebounds. The Rockets had won 4 straight and 7 of 8 before Wednesday's loss. Dwight Howard sat out with a knee injury for Houston, while Andrew Bogut sat out with right knee tendinitis for the Warriors.
Trevor Ariza and Donatas Motiejunas each scored 18 for Houston, who fell to 16-5 on the season. The Warriors outshot the Rockets as a team 49.4 percent to 41.6 percent, while each team had 15 turnovers.
The Warriors will put the franchise-best win streak on the line on Saturday when they visit the tough Dallas Mavericks. The Rockets hope to get Dwight Howard back soon, possibly tonight when they visit the Sacramento Kings.