HOUSTON, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Tim Duncan had 19 points and 15 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs held the Houston Rockets to nine points in the fourth quarter Tuesday to win 92-84.
The Spurs overcame a 19-point third quarter deficit for their fifth win in a row.
Manu Ginobli also scored 19 for San Antonio. Francisco Elson added 12 points, Beno Udrih 11, and Robert Horry 10 as the Spurs have won seven of their last eight games.
Tracy McGrady led the Rockets with 26 points and eight rebounds, but could only score five points in the second half. Yao Ming scored 20 points, but had only six rebounds. The Rockets who had a four-game winning streak end.