Monday , Mar , 03 , 2008 C.Y. Ellis

The Rockets are For Real, Win 15th in a Row


Any questions? There wasn’t a Wizard in sight. There were no Bulls or Grizzlies. The February page of the calendar — reminder of a dazzling month though it was — had been torn away and trashed. Yet nothing changed. The Rockets stepped up to a meeting with the Denver Nuggets and blew them out, too, winning 103-89 on Sunday night to match the franchise record of 15 consecutive victories. In their third game since losing Yao Ming for the season, the Rockets also extended to six their club record of consecutive double-digit wins (by an average of 17.5 points). ‘We’re still a good team, man,’ guard Tracy McGrady said after the Rockets’ 10th consecutive home victory gave them their longest home winning streak since the 1993-94 season that produced the most recent 15-game run. ‘What more (have) we got to show you all? We’re a good team. Click here for more from the Houston Chronicle.