Stephen Jackson leads Bobcats past Rockets

at Charlotte 102, Houston 94: Stephen Jackson scored 16 of his career-high 43 points in the fourth quarter and the Bobcats clamped down on defense after halftime. Jackson’s previous best scoring night was 42 set nearly six years ago with Atlanta.

Orlando 109, at Sacramento 88: Dwight Howard had 30 points and 16 rebounds for the Magic, which opened the fourth quarter with an 18-4 run.

at San Antonio 105, Lakers 85

at Memphis 104, Clippers 102


-- associated press