Houston 124, Cleveland 119

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, February 23, 2011 7:00 PM
Location - Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, Ohio
Officials - #30 Tony Brown, #41 Ken Mauer, # Josh Tiven
Attendance - 18027

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Houston 28 33 30 33 124
Cleveland 27 38 23 31 119

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Houston 28-31 15-13 13-18 W2
Cleveland 10-47 7-20 3-27 L1

Recap

Chase Budinger scored a career-high 30 points off the bench, including 11 straight in the fourth quarter, and Chuck Hayes had 17 rebounds in the Houston Rockets’ 124-119 road victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday.

Budinger and Kevin Martin combined to score the Rockets’ final 24 points. Martin also scored 30 points after scoring a career-high 40 against Cleveland in December.

Courtney Lee, whose name keeps surfacing in trade rumors, scored 16 points off the bench for the Rockets.

Antawn Jamison scored 26 points and Manny Harris had 21 off the bench for the Cavaliers, who were without point guard Mo Williams and top reserve Daniel Gibson. Williams missed the game with a sore ankle and Gibson was absent due to personal reasons.

The Rockets hammered the Cavs on the boards, 57-37. Thirteen of Hayes’ 17 rebounds were offensive.

Top Game Performances

Houston   Cleveland
Chase Budinger 30 Scoring Antawn Jamison 26
Brad Miller 5 Assists Ramon Sessions 12
Chuck Hayes 17 Rebounds Manny Harris 9
Kevin Martin 9 Free Throws Made Antawn Jamison 8
Kyle Lowry 2 Steals Anthony Parker 2
Kyle Lowry 2 Blocks Jamario Moon 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Houston 124 47.0 10-27 20-28 28 57 6 7 10
Cleveland 119 51.6 13-22 12-15 27 37 7 5 10

Upcoming Games

  • Cleveland will play their next game at home against New York. The Cavaliers have a W/L % of .200 after a win and .170 after a loss.
  • Houston will play their next game at home against New Jersey. The Rockets have a W/L % of .481 after a win and .469 after a loss.
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