Aldridge, Green lead Spurs to 111-86 win over Rockets

SAN ANTONIO (AP) Danny Green made six 3-pointers and joined LaMarcus Aldridge with 19 points and the San Antonio Spurs closed the preseason by beating the Houston Rockets 111-86 on Friday night.

James Harden had 17 points and nine assists to lead Houston, which hosts Denver on Wednesday to open the season.

Aldridge finished 6 of 7 from the field in his highest scoring output with San Antonio.

Green made his first six 3s and finished 6 for 8 from long range. The Spurs were 11 of 22 on 3s.

SPURS: Manu Ginobili finished with 14 points and six assists. ... Tim Duncan had four points and six rebounds.

ROCKETS: Dwight Howard sat out the game with lower back tightness. ... Corey Brewer had 14 points and two steals. ... Patrick Beverly had nine points, all on 3s.

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