The Portland Trail Blazers dropped Game 5 of their playoff series in Houston Wednesday night falling to the Rockets 108-98. Portland still leads the series 3-games-to-2.
Dwight Howard led the Rockets with 22 points and 14 rebounds in the win. Jeremy Lin added 21.
Wesley Matthews had a game-high 27 in the loss for the Blazers.
Portland has another chance to clinch hosting Game 6 Friday night.