CLEVELAND -- Rafer Alston scored 22 points and the Houston
Rockets tied a team record with their ninth straight road win,
beating the Cavaliers 93-85 in Cleveland.
Tracy McGrady finished with 17 points, and Yao Ming added 16 and
14 rebounds to the Rockets' 12th victory in 13 games.
Houston failed to pull away despite holding the Cavaliers to 31
percent shooting in the first half. The Cavs scored just two points
in the opening 5:20, but the Rockets led just 42-26 at the break.
Cavaliers forward LeBron James posted his fifth triple-double of
the season with 26 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists. Zydrunas
Ilgauskas and Larry Hughes each had 16 points for Cleveland.