Carl Landry scored 22 points, 13 in the final quarter, as Houston extended its road winning streakt to six with a 106-103 squeaker over the Pacers in Indianapolis. It was a homecoming of sorts for Landry, who attended Purdue University in nearby Lafayette and was pumped to play in front of family and former teammates, writes the Houston Chronicle.
Landry's scoring helped make up for poor shooting by Rockets starts Yao Ming and Tracy McGrady, who combined to hit only 10 of 31 shots. "We found some open seams...and (Landry) finished for us," said McGrady. The Pacers went ahead in the fourth with an 8-for-8 shooting stretch but Landry made that short-lived. Danny Granger led Indy with 22 points.