Rockets12241628 -- 80Spurs21282116 -- 86

Tim Duncan had 19 points and nine rebounds, Tony Parker scored 17 points, and Robert Horry had 16 -- including a late three-pointer. Manu Ginobili had 15 points and four steals as San Antonio dominated inside, scoring 52 points in the lane.

Tracy McGrady led Houston with a game-high 27 points and 12 rebounds, but was held to 0-for-7 shooting in the first half. Yao Ming had 19 points, but just one in the second half.

Houston

MinFGFTO-TAPFPts.Totals 24028-7217-229-40122280McGrady 39:018-229-112-124027Howard 241-62-22-5024Yao 41:528-173-51-71319Alston 28:501-60-00-3342Anderson 22:421-40-01-3122Wesley 25:192-61-22-6256JBarry 10:431-20-00-1013Swift 24:522-22-20-1136Head 19:104-70-00-10011Mutombo 3:130-00-01-1010RBowen 0:180-00-00-0010

Percentages: FG .389, FT .773. Three-Point Goals: 7-19, .368 (Head 3-4, McGrady 2-8, J.Barry 1-2, Wesley 1-3, Alston 0-2). Blocked Shots: 2 (Wesley, Alston). Turnovers: 16 (Wesley 3, J.Barry 3, McGrady 3, Alston 3, Yao, Howard, Anderson, Head). Steals: 6 (Wesley, Yao, J.Barry, McGrady, Head, Alston).

San Antonio

MinFGFTO-TAPFPts.Totals 24035-7613-189-35231986BBowen 37:041-30-20-4253Duncan 36:239-191-23-94319Nesterovic 31:465-90-02-31410Parker 40:436-155-70-18017Ginobili 32:436-143-32-72215Sanders 7:180-00-00-2100Horry 21:245-64-42-61116Van Exel 19:422-80-00-2304Mohammed 5:551-10-00-0032Udrih 7:020-10-00-1110

Percentages: FG .461, FT .722. Three-Point Goals: 3-11, .273 (Horry 2-3, B.Bowen 1-1, Duncan 0-1, Ginobili 0-3, Van Exel 0-3). Blocked Shots: 5 (Duncan 2, Nesterovic 2, Van Exel). Turnovers: 12 (Parker 6, Ginobili 2, Nesterovic 2, Duncan, Sanders). Steals: 8 (Ginobili 4, Parker 2, Horry 2).

A: 18,797 (18,500). T: 2:33.