CLEVELAND (AP) -Houston Rockets guard Rafer Alston returned to the starting lineup Tuesday night against Cleveland after missing four games with a strained left hamstring.
The Rockets won all four games without Alston, who is averaging 11.7 points and a team-high 5.2 assists.
Aaron Brooks started in Alston's place and averaged 17 points and 5.5 assists in the four wins. Brooks scored 22 points in Houston's win Monday night against New Jersey.
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