Houston Rockets Team Report – December 10
=== Houston Rockets Team Report – December 10 ===
(Sports Network) – The Rockets pulled off an unlikely 81-80 victory over the
San Antonio Spurs thanks to Tracy McGrady on Thursday night at the Toyota
McGrady capped an incredible comeback with a game-winning three-pointer with
1.7 seconds left in the contest, lifting the Houston Rockets to an improbable
81-80 victory over the San Antonio Spurs.
McGrady, who scored 13 points in the last 34 seconds, finished with 33 points
and eight rebounds for the Rockets, who overcame a 76-64 deficit with less
than a minute to go in the game. Yao Ming contributed 27 points and 10
rebounds in the win — Houston’s third in a row. No other Rocket registered in
double-figures in the contest.
Houston also ended a seven-game losing streak versus San Antonio. Houston made
35 percent of its shots, while holding a 45-42 edge on the boards.
The Rockets have a day off before hosting another Lonestar State rival in
Dallas on Saturday.