Thursday , Dec , 04 , 2003 C.Y. Ellis

Houston Rockets Team Report – December 4

=== Houston Rockets Team Report – December 4 ===

(Sports Network) – Cuttino Mobley had a season-high 32 points to lead all
scorers in the Houston Rockets’ 107-101 overtime victory over the Utah Jazz
Wednesday at the Toyota Center.

Yao Ming had 20 points and eight rebounds, while Steve Francis added 19 for
the Rockets, who ended a three-game losing streak.

Eric Piatkowski started and capped a 10-2 run out of the gates in overtime,
hitting a three 33 seconds in and then a jumper with 1:28 left to make it
104-96. Piatkowski had five of Houston’s 13 points in overtime and finished
with a season-high 13 points himself.

Utah couldn’t muster much more on offense, finishing 2-for-8 from the field in
the extra period. Yao’s free throw with 31 seconds left put the finishing
touches on the victory.

The Rockets are off until Friday when they visit Baron Davis and the New
Orleans Hornets.