Rockets Ground Sonics

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HOUSTON -- Houston's Yao Ming had 30 points and 17 rebounds
as the Rockets today beat Seattle 96-89.
Tracy McGrady added 17 points and five assists as Houston sent
the SuperSonics to a team-record 11th consecutive loss.
Bonzi Wells scored 16 points for the Rockets, who've won seven
of their last nine games.
Wally Szczerbiak and Jeff Green had 15 points apiece for
Seattle, now riding the longest single-season losing streak in team
Former Texas star Kevin Durant shot poorly for the third
straight game, scoring 12 points on 4-for-13 shooting.
McGrady came off the bench for the second straight game after he
missed three weeks with a sore left knee.