Houston 97, Minnesota 84

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, November 18, 2009 8:00 PM
Location - Target Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Officials - #67 John Goble, #28 Tommy Nunez Jr., #15 Bennett Salvatore
Attendance - 11137

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Houston 23 25 20 29 97
Minnesota 21 21 25 17 84

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Houston 7-5 3-2 4-3 W1
Minnesota 1-11 1-6 0-5 L11

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this loss , the Minnesota Timberwolves have a 1-6 record at home this season. The Houston Rockets are 4-3 while on the road this season.
  • Minnesota has a streak of 11 straight up losses . The Timberwolves have won 0 of their last 10 games.
  • Houston has a streak of 1 straight up win The Rockets have won 6 of their last 10 games.
  • Al Jefferson played 32:50 minutes and scored 20 points. He shot 81.8% from the field and has averaged 14.4 points over the last five games.
  • Luis Scola played 34:53 minutes and scored 20 points. He shot 47.6 % from the field and has averaged 16.0 points over the last five games.
  • Following this game the Minnesota Timberwolves average 89.7 points per game and hold opponents to 103.4 points per game. The Houston Rockets average 103.0 points per game and hold opponents to 99.8 points per game.

Top Game Performances

Houston   Minnesota
Luis Scola 20 Scoring Al Jefferson 20
Shane Battier 5 Assists Ramon Sessions 5
Luis Scola 16 Rebounds Al Jefferson 10
Chuck Hayes 3 Free Throws Made Ryan Hollins 2
Chuck Hayes 4 Steals Al Jefferson 3
Luis Scola 1 Blocks Ryan Hollins 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Houston 97 43.3 12-28 7-10 21 46 1 13 22
Minnesota 84 45.6 4-15 8-10 17 36 6 12 23

Upcoming Games

  • Minnesota will play their next game on the road against Portland. The Timberwolves have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .000 after a loss.
  • Houston will play their next game on the road against Atlanta . The Rockets have a W/L % of .333 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
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