Rockets 101, Spurs 87
Luis Scola scored 20 points, Terrence Williams had 14 and the
Houston Rockets beat the short-handed San Antonio Spurs 101-87 on
Jordan Hill had 17 points and 13 rebounds for the Rockets, who
had a 56-38 edge on the boards. Williams also had nine
Manu Ginobili and DeJuan Blair scored 16 points apiece for the
Spurs. Tim Duncan and Tony Parker sat out for San Antonio.
Houston led 51-36 at halftime after the Spurs went 8 for 40 from
the field in the half. Ginobili went 2 for 10 in the first
The Rockets pushed the margin over 20 in the third quarter. The
Spurs rallied, but a Houston lineup of reserves led by Williams
held on for the victory.