The Rockets won this game on Tuesday despite only shooting 38% as a team. Yao led the way with 25 points and 10 rebounds. Shane Battier added 17 points. Rafer Alston was very active with 13 points, 7 assists, 3 steals and 3 blocks. Chuck Hayes was tough around the basket with 4 points and 11 rebounds. T-Mac had an off night only scoring 8 points, but dishing out 7 assists.
The Rockets improved to 10-4 on the season.