In National Basketball Association (NBA) action Thursday, Tracy McGrady scored 34 points to lead the Houston Rockets over the Cleveland Cavaliers, 90-81 in Cleveland. It was the fourth straight game in which McGrady scored more than 30 points and the team's second-straight road win. LeBron James led Cleveland with 32 points in what was the fourth loss at home for the Cavaliers this season.
In Thursday's other NBA game, Indiana's Stephen Jackson had 27 points, five rebounds and three assists to lead the Pacers to a 99-89 victory over the Golden State Warriors. Austin Croshere added 17 points, nine rebounds, two assists and two steals for Indiana. Mike Dunleavy led Golden State with 19 points.Some information for this report was provided by AP.