Orlando 110, Houston 95

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, January 7, 2011 8:00 PM
Location - Amway Center, Orlando, Florida
Officials - #36 David Jones, #64 Eli Roe, #59 Gary Zielinski
Attendance - 19107

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Houston 28 22 21 24 95
Orlando 27 26 39 18 110

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Houston 16-20 10-6 6-14 L4
Orlando 24-12 15-5 9-7 W8

Recap

Jason Richardson and Brandon Bass scored 18 points apiece as the Orlando Magic won their eighth straight game by trouncing the visiting Houston Rockets 110-95 on Friday.

Ryan Anderson scored 16 points and Dwight Howard added 13 points and 11 rebounds for Orlando (24-12).

Kevin Martin scored 27 points for Houston (16-20), which has lost four straight games.

Richardson was 7-of-8 from the field and made four 3-point baskets. Bass made 8 of 12 shots and grabbed nine rebounds. Hedo Turkoglu had 12 points while Jameer Nelson had 10 points and eight assists for the Magic.

Orlando outscored Houston 39-21 in the third quarter to turn a three-point halftime lead into a 21-point advantage. The Magic shot 51.7 percent from the field and had a 48-35 rebounding edge.

Luis Scola tallied 14 points, and Patrick Patterson had 12 points on 6-of-7 shooting for the Rockets, who shot 41.5 percent.

Top Game Performances

Houston   Orlando
Kevin Martin 27 Scoring Brandon Bass 18
Kyle Lowry 5 Assists Jameer Nelson 8
Courtney Lee 6 Rebounds Dwight Howard 11
Kevin Martin 9 Free Throws Made Jameer Nelson 4
Luis Scola 2 Steals Gilbert Arenas 1
Chase Budinger 1 Blocks Dwight Howard 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Houston 95 41.5 5-18 22-28 24 35 5 6 10
Orlando 110 51.7 8-20 12-12 25 48 5 3 16

Upcoming Games

  • Orlando will play their next game on the road against Dallas. The Magic have a W/L % of .792 after a win and .417 after a loss.
  • Houston will play their next game at home against Utah. The Rockets have a W/L % of .438 after a win and .450 after a loss.
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