Rockets topple Magic

Yao Ming went for 20 points and 16 rebounds to lead the Houston Rockets over the Orlando Magic 93-83 on Tuesday night.

Houston covered as 1-point home favorites as the teams played under the 189.5-point total listed by sportsbooks.

Ron Artest had 16 points, seven assists, and six boards for the Rockets, who got 14 points off the bench from Von Wafer in the payday.

Rashard Lewis led the way for Orlando with 22 points and 12 rebounds, while Rafer Alston chipped in with 15 points and six boards for the Magic.