Orlando 118, Houston 104

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, January 22, 2011 8:30 PM
Location - Toyota Center, Houston, Texas
Officials - # Curtis Blair, #73 Ed Malloy, #71 Rodney Mott
Attendance - 18052

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Orlando 34 34 32 18 118
Houston 26 25 25 28 104

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Orlando 29-15 17-5 12-10 W3
Houston 20-25 12-10 8-15 L2

Recap

Dwight Howard scored 22 points to lead seven players in double figures as the Orlando Magic hit on all cylinders Saturday night in a 118-104 rout of the host Houston Rockets.
 
Hedo Turkoglu scored 21 points and Brandon Bass and Jason Richardson added 18 each for the Magic, who have won four in a row after losing three of four.
 
Orlando shot 52.9 percent, including 13 of 32 from the arc, and committed just 10 turnovers. The Magic held the Rockets to 38.9 percent shooting.
 
The Magic led 36-24 after the first quarter, stretched the lead to 20 in the second and got consecutive 3-pointers from J.J. Redick and Jameer Nelson to build a 95-72 lead with 2:13 to play in the third. That officially made the fourth quarter garbage time.
 
Chase Budinger scored 19 points off the bench and Kevin Martin added 18 on 5-of-18 shooting for the Rockets, who have lost two straight after winning three in a row.

Top Game Performances

Orlando   Houston
Dwight Howard 22 Scoring Chase Budinger 19
Jameer Nelson 9 Assists Chuck Hayes 4
Dwight Howard 14 Rebounds Luis Scola 9
Dwight Howard 8 Free Throws Made Kevin Martin 6
N/A Steals Aaron Brooks 1
Brandon Bass 2 Blocks Chuck Hayes 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Orlando 118 52.9 13-32 13-19 26 46 7 0 10
Houston 104 38.9 8-27 22-25 19 47 1 2 11

Upcoming Games

  • Houston will play their next game on the road against Minnesota. The Rockets have a W/L % of .450 after a win and .440 after a loss.
  • Orlando will play their next game at home against Detroit. The Magic have a W/L % of .759 after a win and .467 after a loss.
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