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this is a discussion within the Pelicans Community Forum; The Houston Rockets’ winning streak is getting serious. So is their march to the top of the Western Conference. Tracy McGrady scored 41 points Saturday night and the Rockets stretched their winning streak to 18 games with a 106-96 victory ...

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Old 03-09-2008, 10:04 PM   #1
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Rockets beat Hornets 106-96

The Houston Rockets’ winning streak is getting serious. So is their march to the top of the Western Conference.

Tracy McGrady scored 41 points Saturday night and the Rockets stretched their winning streak to 18 games with a 106-96 victory over the New Orleans Hornets.

The Rockets have won their last nine games by double digits and moved into a tie with the Hornets in the overall conference standings. Houston, 13-15 in mid-December, closed within one game of San Antonio in the Southwest Division.

With two wins in three meetings with the Hornets this season, the Rockets have the third-best record in the conference. Only the Los Angeles Lakers and Spurs are ahead of Houston and that was motivating McGrady more than the winning streak before the game.

“The third spot,” said McGrady. “Once I heard that this morning, I was like, ‘OK. Let’s get it done.”

The Rockets have the NBA’s longest victory streak since the Lakers won 19 in a row in the 1999-2000 season. Houston became just the seventh team in history to win 18 or more consecutive games—five of the previous six won the NBA championship.

McGrady scores 41, Rockets beat Hornets 106-96 in 18th straight win - NBA - Yahoo! Sports


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