Houston 86, New Orleans 66

Boxscore | Recap
Monday, April 13, 2009 8:30 PM
Location - Toyota Center, Houston, Texas
Officials - #6 Jim Clark, #28 Tommy Nunez Jr., #32 Eddie F. Rush
Attendance - 18409

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
New Orleans 22 13 11 20 66
Houston 19 28 20 19 86

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
New Orleans 49-32 28-13 21-19 L1
Houston 53-28 33-8 20-20 W5

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win , the Houston Rockets have a 33-8 record at home this season. The New Orleans Hornets are 21-19 while on the road this season.
  • Houston has a streak of 5 straight up wins . The Rockets have won 7 of their last 10 games.
  • New Orleans has a streak of 1 straight up loss The Hornets have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Yao Ming played 31:18 minutes and scored 22 points. He shot 61.5% from the field and has averaged 19.8 points over the last five games.
  • David West played 31:41 minutes and scored 14 points. He shot 40.0 % from the field and has averaged 22.6 points over the last five games.
  • Following this game the Houston Rockets average 98.6 points per game and hold opponents to 94.4 points per game. The New Orleans Hornets average 95.8 points per game and hold opponents to 94.1 points per game.

Top Game Performances

New Orleans   Houston
David West 14 Scoring Yao Ming 22
Chris Paul 7 Assists Ron Artest 5
David West 10 Rebounds Luis Scola 15
Chris Paul 3 Free Throws Made Yao Ming 6
Hilton Armstrong 1 Steals Luis Scola 2
David West 1 Blocks Shane Battier 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
New Orleans 66 34.6 4-16 6-10 15 37 1 4 11
Houston 86 45.9 5-19 13-13 21 46 6 5 13

Upcoming Games

  • Houston will play their next game on the road against Dallas. The Rockets have a W/L % of .577 after a win and .786 after a loss.
  • New Orleans will play their next game on the road against San Antonio . The Hornets have a W/L % of .592 after a win and .613 after a loss.
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