National Basketball Association Game Capsules
Indianapolis, IN (Sports Network) – Stephen Jackson scored 30 points to lead
the Indiana Pacers over the Washington Wizards, 111-87, at Conseco Fieldhouse.
Jermaine O’Neal added 25 points and 10 rebounds for the Pacers, who ended a
two-game slide and won for just the second time in five outings. O’Neal and
Jackson combined to shoot 25-of-36 for Indiana, which shot a blistering 59
percent from the floor for the game. Gilbert Arenas had 17 points, seven
assists and six rebounds for the Wizards, who have dropped eight of their
last 11 games. Antawn Jamison tallied 16 points and 12 rebounds for
Washington, which scored just 57 points over the final three quarters.
Final Score: Houston 106, Sacramento 95
Sacramento, CA (Sports Network) – Tracy McGrady scored 28 points and Yao Ming
recorded 21 points and nine rebounds to lead the Houston Rockets over the
Sacramento Kings, 106-95, at ARCO Arena. Derek Anderson added 17 points and
David Wesley tallied 12 points for the Rockets, who have won two straight and
three of four after starting the season 3-11. Mike Bibby scored 24 points and
dished out six assists for the Kings, who blew a 14-point third-quarter lead
to lose for the fifth straight time. Brad Miller added 21 points and eight
rebounds for Sacramento, which scored just 16 points in the fourth quarter.