Through the first four games of the playoff series against Portland, the Houston Rockets' bench had not provided a whole lot of offensive firepower.
By Dwight Jaynes
HOUSTON -- The Trail Blazers kept it close Wednesday night. Closer than it seemed it ought to be.
Houston was facing elimination in their opening round series, playing on their home floor, where they had already lost twice and even had a three-game home losing streak going back to last season'