CHICAGO - Tracy McGrady returned to the Houston lineup and
had 20 points and eight assists to lead the Rockets to a 116-98
victory over the Chicago Bulls. He missed the last game with a sore
Yao Ming had 18 points and eight rebounds but sprained his right
thumb in the third quarter. X-rays were negative, and Yao returned
in the fourth quarter. Bonzi Wells scored 20 points for the
Kirk Hinrich led Chicago with 22 points. The Bulls have lost
three of four.