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Tracy McGrady's 25 points lead Houston to 14th straight win, 116-95 over Grizzlies

Tracy McGrady's 25 points lead Houston to 14th straight win, 116-95 over Grizzlies

Tracy McGrady had 25 points and six assists, and the Houston Rockets beat the Memphis Grizzlies 116-95 on Friday to extend their winning streak to 14, the longest streak in the NBA this season.
They are one shy of the longest winning streak in franchise history, reached twice, with the last time coming in their championship season of 1993-94.
The Grizzlies have lost seven straight.
The Rockets started Dikembe Mutombo in place of the injured Yao Ming and also used Carl Landry and Luis Scola. Mutombo finished with 13 rebounds and four points in 18 minutes, while Scola and Landry had 15 points apiece.
Hornets 110, Jazz 98
At New Orleans, Chris Paul had 24 points and 16 assists, David West had 25 points and 13 rebounds, and New Orleans held on to beat Utah for the first time in three meetings this season.
Deron Williams, who finished with 22 points and 10 assists, hit several big baskets as the Jazz clawed back.
Mavericks 115, Kings 106
At Dallas, Jason Kidd, benched for the final 34 seconds of a pivotal game the previous night in part because he was reluctant to shoot, scored a season-high 21 points and was an assist shy of his 100th triple-double.
Kidd grabbed 11 rebounds. Dirk Nowitzki continued to flourish off feeds from Kidd, getting 34 points and 10 rebounds. Jerry Stackhouse tied his season high with 23 points _ the second time since Kidd arrived he's done so.
Beno Udrih and Kevin Martin each scored 25 points for Sacramento, which lost its fourth straight.
Cavaliers 92, Timberwolves 84
At Cleveland, LeBron James had 30 points and 13 assists, showing no effects after spraining his right ankle on Wednesday.
Al Jefferson led Minnesota with 22 points and 10 rebounds.
Pacers 122, Raptors 111
At Toronto, Mike Dunleavy matched his career high with 36 points, Kareem Rush added 23 and Indiana beat Toronto, which lost All-Star Chris Bosh to a sore knee in the first quarter.
Andrea Bargnani had 27 points but fouled out with 1:42 remaining. Anthony Parker added 25 as Toronto's three-game winning streak ended.
Celtics 108, Bobcats 100
At Boston, Ray Allen scored 22 points and Kendrick Perkins added 19 in Boston's fourth straight victory.
Rajon Rondo had a career-high 16 assists for the Celtics, who avenged their only double-digit defeat of the season, a 95-83 loss on Jan. 9.
Raymond Felton had 22 points and 10 assists for the Bobcats, who were 1-11 in February. They have lost their last five contests and last nine on the road.
Hawks 99, Knicks 93
At Atlanta, Mike Bibby set up a go-ahead, alley-oop dunk by Josh Smith with 1:12 left, and Atlanta overcame a shaky start to the fourth quarter to beat New York.
Bibby had his second straight double-double with 11 points and 10 assists. Smith had 25 points and nine rebounds.
The Hawks had no defensive answer for Zach Randolph, who had 29 points and 17 rebounds.
Wizards 97, Bulls 91
At Chicago, Antawn Jamison, Roger Mason and Andray Blatche each scored 17 points, and struggling Washington used a third-quarter surge to overcome an 18-point deficit and beat Chicago.
The Wizards started the third on a 22-1 run and outscored the Bulls 35-14 in the period to turn a 52-34 deficit into a 69-66 lead, a quick and stunning turnaround for a team that shot just 27.9 percent in the first half. Washington then pulled away late in the fourth to win.


Updated : 2021-01-22 15:36 GMT+08:00