Houston 110, Cleveland 95

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, December 11, 2010 8:30 PM
Location - Toyota Center, Houston, Texas
Officials - #70 Brent Barnaky, #36 David Jones, #41 Ken Mauer
Attendance - 15532

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Cleveland 29 29 17 20 95
Houston 37 29 26 18 110

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Cleveland 7-16 4-7 3-9 L7
Houston 9-14 6-4 3-10 W1

Recap

Kevin Martin scored 32 of his season-high 40 points in the first half, and the Houston Rockets made 12 3-pointers to hand the Cleveland Cavaliers their seventh straight loss, 110-95, on Saturday.
 
The Rockets pulled away with a 10-0 run at the end of the third quarter, holding the Cavs scoreless over the final 3:39 to take a commanding 92-75 lead into the fourth.
 
Shane Battier and Chase Buddinger each added 16 points for the Rockets, who rebounded from a loss Friday at Milwaukee despite still missing Yao Ming and Aaron Brooks from the lineup.
 
It’s the longest losing streak in seven seasons for the Cavs, who got 24 points from Antawn Jamison but allowed an opponent to score at least 30 points in a quarter for the 23rd time in their 23rd game.

Mo Williams had 18 points and Jawad Williams added 13 off the bench for the Cavs, who have dropped eight straight road games.

Top Game Performances

Cleveland   Houston
Antawn Jamison 24 Scoring Kevin Martin 40
Mo Williams 9 Assists Kyle Lowry 6
Anderson Varejao 8 Rebounds Luis Scola 14
Mo Williams 5 Free Throws Made Kevin Martin 13
Daniel Gibson 4 Steals Shane Battier 1
Manny Harris 1 Blocks Chuck Hayes 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Cleveland 95 42.7 6-17 19-22 18 33 2 8 9
Houston 110 48.8 12-26 20-23 20 48 5 4 15

Upcoming Games

  • Houston will play their next game at home against Sacramento. The Rockets have a W/L % of .250 after a win and .467 after a loss.
  • Cleveland will play their next game on the road against Oklahoma City . The Cavaliers have a W/L % of .375 after a win and .267 after a loss.
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