Houston 87, San Antonio 85

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, March 22, 2009 3:30 PM
Location - AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas
Officials - #27 Dick Bavetta, #55 Bill Kennedy, #42 Eric Lewis
Attendance - 18797

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Houston 22 29 13 23 87
San Antonio 27 20 16 22 85

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Houston 47-25 29-8 18-17 W4
San Antonio 45-24 24-11 21-13 L2

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this loss , the San Antonio Spurs have a 24-11 record at home this season. The Houston Rockets are 18-17 while on the road this season.
  • San Antonio has a streak of 2 straight up losses . The Spurs have won 5 of their last 10 games.
  • Houston has a streak of 4 straight up wins The Rockets have won 8 of their last 10 games.
  • Tim Duncan played 34:08 minutes and scored 23 points. He shot 36.4% from the field and has averaged 16.6 points over the last five games.
  • Ron Artest played 34:47 minutes and scored 24 points. He shot 40.0 % from the field and has averaged 21.8 points over the last five games.
  • Following this game the San Antonio Spurs average 96.6 points per game and hold opponents to 92.8 points per game. The Houston Rockets average 98.5 points per game and hold opponents to 94.5 points per game.

Top Game Performances

Houston   San Antonio
Ron Artest 24 Scoring Tim Duncan 23
Luis Scola 4 Assists Tony Parker 12
Luis Scola 17 Rebounds Kurt Thomas 9
Ron Artest 6 Free Throws Made Tim Duncan 7
Luis Scola 3 Steals Kurt Thomas 2
Yao Ming 2 Blocks Bruce Bowen 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Houston 87 46.6 5-10 14-19 18 41 4 9 15
San Antonio 85 41.5 4-8 13-17 18 41 2 7 13

Upcoming Games

  • San Antonio will play their next game at home against Golden State. The Spurs have a W/L % of .644 after a win and .696 after a loss.
  • Houston will play their next game on the road against Utah . The Rockets have a W/L % of .565 after a win and .800 after a loss.
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