Danny Granger scored 22 points to lead the Indiana Pacers to a 119-104 preseason victory over the Houston Rockets on Friday night.
Troy Murphy had 17 points and Luther Head added 13 points and seven rebounds for the Pacers, who returned to Conseco Fieldhouse after playing exhibition games in Taiwan and Beijing.
Carl Landry and Will Conroy both had 14 points for the Rockets, while Luis Scola, playing with a sprained right ankle, finished with nine points and 10 rebounds.
Granger had 19 points as the Pacers took a 71-51 halftime lead. Dahntay Jones' layup late in the third quarter gave Indiana a 26-point lead.
NOTES: The Pacers and Denver split the two games in Asia. ... Rockets C Yao Ming (foot) and G Tracy McGrady (knee) did not play. ... Pacers G Mike Dunleavy (knee) and rookie Tyler Hansbrough (shin) did not play.