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Yao Ming produced his second straight 30-point performance Friday in carrying the Houston Rockets to a 107-96 victory over Sacramento. Yao scored 32 points against Denver Tuesday, and this was the fourth time this season he had delivered 30 in a game. Luis Scola added 23 points and 10 rebounds, helping the Rockets win for the fourth time in five games.
Yao Ming scored 32 points and Tracy McGrady had a triple-double for the Houston Rockets Tuesday in a 108-96 victory over the Denver Nuggets. McGrady had 20 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists. Ron Artest added 20 points, half of them in the fourth quarter, and Aaron Brooks posted 18 points and six assists
Zach Randolph had 30 points and 13 rebounds Saturday night and the Los Angeles Clippers beat Houston 95-82 for their first back-to-back wins of the season. Al Thornton scored 26 points, Baron Davis had 13 points and nine assists and Marcus Camby finished with 12 points and 13 rebounds for the Clippers,
Tracy McGrady led five players in double figures with 22 points Friday and the Houston Rockets cruised in the second half to a 119-108 win over Golden State. The Rockets won for the fourth time in five games and improved to 8-6 on the road. McGrady had missed seven games with soreness in his left knee and was listed as questionable for the contest against the Warriors.
Yao Ming put together a 24-point, 19-rebound night and the Houston Rockets had a big fourth quarter Tuesday to forge a 92-84 win over the Atlanta Hawks. Ron Artest added 19 points and nine rebounds for the Rockets, who have won three of their last four games.
Yao Ming poured in a season-best 33 points and grabbed 14 rebounds Friday, carrying the Houston Rockets to a 131-112 win over struggling Golden State. The Rockets used a 43-point fourth quarter to hand the Warriors their eighth straight loss. Ron Artest added 28 points in Houston's third win in four games.
Rafer Alston touched off a six-point run to start the fourth quarter Wednesday and Houston went on to defeat the Los Angeles Clippers 103-96. The Rockets led by just one point going into the final period, but the quick start to the quarter gave them enough of a cushion to record a win that kept them a half game in front of New Orleans atop the Southwest Division. Yao Ming scored 24 points for Houston, Alston had 21 and Ron Artest 19.
Houston Rockets guard Tracy McGrady learned Tuesday he will miss three weeks while rehabbing his sore left knee. Dr. James Andrews said McGrady is suffering from general soreness in the knee, which was surgically repaired last off-season.
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With their five starters scoring in double figures Saturday, the Houston Rockets easily downed the San Antonio Spurs 103-84. The win began with a 33-20 first period.
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