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Rockets go for second road win against Bucks

Nov 8, 2006 - 3:37 PM Houston (2-2) at Milwaukee (2-2) 8:00 pm EST

MILWAUKEE (Ticker) - After losing their first three road contests of the season, the Houston Rockets go for their second straight road triumph when they play the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday.

Houston won its first road game of the season Tuesday when it downed the Memphis Grizzlies, 86-81.

Yao Ming led the Rockets with 24 points while Tracy McGrady added 19 points and Chuck Hayes scored 12 points and grabbed 11 rebounds.

The Rockets overcame 24 turnovers and shot 42 percent (28-of-66) from the floor.

The Bucks are coming off a bad 110-85 loss to the Chicago Bulls on Monday. Milwaukee only trailed 27-20 after one quarter but were outscored 33-22 in the second quarter to fall behind by 18 points at the half.

Michael Redd led the Bucks with 30 points while Charlie Villaneuva scored 17. The Bucks were atrocious from 3-point range, going 4-of-22.

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