Wall scores 31, Rockets end skid with 102-93 win over Mavs

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By KRISTIE RIEKEN

HOUSTON (AP) — John Wall had 31 points in his return from injury as the Houston Rockets snapped a five-game skid with a 102-93 win over the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday night. The game was tied with about two minutes left before the Rockets scored the next seven points to take a 96-89 lead with a minute to go. Wall had seven assists in his return after missing four games with swelling in his right knee. Christian Wood added 22 points and 10 rebounds. Kristaps Porzingis had 23 points and 12 rebounds for the Mavericks, and Luka Doncic also scored 23 but had a cold shooting night.