HOUSTON - Yao Ming scored 19 of his season-high 33 points
in the fourth quarter, and Ron Artest added 28 points to help the
Houston Rockets beat Golden State 131-112 on Friday night.
Yao also had 14 rebounds and five assists. Rafer Alston and Von
Wafer scored 18 points apiece and the Rockets went 13-of-21 from
3-point range to hand the Warriors their eighth straight loss.
Stephen Jackson scored 26 points before getting ejected with
1:35 left. Corey Maggette scored 23 points, and Jamal Crawford
added 22 for the Warriors, who shot 54 percent (45-of-83) from the
field, but got outrebounded 44-33.
Golden State coach Don Nelson was ejected late in the third
quarter and Houston finished the game with a 30-11 run to reach a
season-high point total.
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