Houston stars Yao Ming and Tracy McGrady joined forces to score
55 points to lead the Rockets to a 97-93 win over the Milwaukee
McGrady, shrugging off his downturn in the team's first four
matches, led Houston with 32 points, six rebounds and five
Yao pitched in 23 points, seven rebounds and four assists to
hand the Rockets their second victory in a row.
Rafer Alston added 12 points for the victory, while Dikembe
Mutombo had 10.
Michael Redd scored 34 for Milwaukee, topping the 30-point mark
for the third time in five games.
The Bucks drew no closer at 92-87 until it really was too late
with 47.7 seconds left.
McGrady hit a runner in the lane with 3.5 seconds left, the
Rockets' last basket of the night. Luther Head swatted away a Redd
drive, allowing the Rockets to hold on for a 97-93 win.
(CRI November 9, 2006)