Yao, Rockets down Heat

Yao, Rockets down Heat

Yao Ming went for 28 points and 12 rebounds to lift the Houston Rockets past the Miami Heat 107-98 on Monday night.

Houston cashed as 2-point road favorites as the game played over the 186-point total set by oddsmakers.

Ron Artest drained 20 points for the Rockets, who got 14 points from Rafer Alston in the win.

Mario Chalmers led Miami with 24 points, six assists, and four steals, while Dwyane Wade also netted 24 points for the Heat.