MILWAUKEE (Ticker) -- The Houston Rockets will try to reach
the .500 mark for just the second time this season when they
visit the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday.
The Rockets, who peaked at 6-6, have rebounded from
underachievement to a 7-3 mark in their last 10 games.
Houston will also be unveiling its newest acquisition, guard
David Wesley, whom the team received in a trade with the New
Orleans Hornets for veteran swingman Jim Jackson and forward
Bostjan Nachbar on Monday. On Thursday, the Rockets picked up
Jon Barry from the Atlanta Hawks for Tyronn Lue.
Tracy McGrady scored 21 points and dished out nine assists and
Yao Ming produced 20 points and 11 rebounds as Houston posted a
96-79 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday.
Jackson scored a season-high 21 points in what turned out to be
his last game with the team.
The Bucks have struggled mightily after starting the season 3-1.
Michael Redd rebounded from a four-point performance to score 39
points against the Chicago Bulls as Milwaukee ended a five-game
losing streak with a 99-92 triumph. Joe Smith added 21 points
and nine rebounds in the victory.
The Rockets won both meetings with the Bucks last season.