Atlanta 103, Houston 100

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, January 3, 2009 7:00 PM
Location - Philips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia
Officials - #47 Bennie Adams, #41 Ken Mauer, #64 Eli Roe
Attendance - 16740

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Houston 27 19 31 23 100
Atlanta 22 32 25 24 103

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Houston 21-14 11-4 10-10 L2
Atlanta 22-11 15-2 7-9 W1

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win , the Atlanta Hawks have a 15-2 record at home this season. The Houston Rockets are 10-10 while on the road this season.
  • Atlanta has a streak of 1 straight up win . The Hawks have won 8 of their last 10 games.
  • Houston has a streak of 2 straight up losses The Rockets have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Josh Smith played 39:52 minutes and scored 29 points. He shot 81.2% from the field and has averaged 21.4 points over the last five games.
  • Carl Landry played 18:53 minutes and scored 18 points. He shot 100.0 % from the field and has averaged 9.2 points over the last five games.
  • Following this game the Atlanta Hawks average 98.2 points per game and hold opponents to 94.9 points per game. The Houston Rockets average 97.0 points per game and hold opponents to 94.1 points per game.

Top Game Performances

Houston   Atlanta
Carl Landry 18 Scoring Josh Smith 29
Rafer Alston 9 Assists Joe Johnson 14
Yao Ming 15 Rebounds Al Horford 6
Carl Landry 8 Free Throws Made Ronald Murray 4
Rafer Alston 3 Steals Acie Law 2
N/A Blocks Mike Bibby 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Houston 100 48.1 9-21 17-20 22 38 0 6 15
Atlanta 103 58.9 4-10 13-14 27 29 4 6 12

Upcoming Games

  • Atlanta will play their next game at home against Orlando. The Hawks have a W/L % of .714 after a win and .545 after a loss.
  • Houston will play their next game on the road against Philadelphia . The Rockets have a W/L % of .476 after a win and .769 after a loss.
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