- The Washington Times - Wednesday, November 26, 2008

HOUSTON (AP) - Danny Granger tipped in his own miss with 13 seconds left and the Indiana Pacers rallied from 10 points down in the fourth quarter to beat the Houston Rockets 91-90 on Wednesday night.

Troy Murphy scored 14 of his 21 points in the final quarter as the Pacers snapped a three-game losing streak in Houston. Indiana was outrebounded 57-44, but held the Rockets to 35 percent shooting (31-of-89).

The Rockets led 84-74 after Carl Landry grabbed an offensive rebound and dunked with 6:28 to go. Murphy hit consecutive 3-pointers to start Indiana’s comeback.

Luis Scola scored 15 points and matched a career high with 18 rebounds for Houston, which played without injured Tracy McGrady. Yao Ming had 19 points and 10 rebounds for the Rockets.

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