Washington 98, Houston 91

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 7:00 PM
Location - Verizon Center, Washington, District of Columbia
Officials - # Kane Fitzgerald, #9 Derrick Stafford, #58 Zach Zarba
Attendance - 13665

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Houston 21 25 26 19 91
Washington 30 23 20 25 98

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Houston 1-6 1-2 0-4 L1
Washington 2-4 2-1 0-3 W1

Recap

Rookie John Wall had 19 points, 10 rebounds and 13 assists in a scintillating all-around performance to guide the Washington Wizards to a 98-91 victory over the visiting Houston Rockets on Wednesday.

In addition to his first career triple-double, Wall had six steals and committed just one turnover as the Wizards improved to 2-4.

Kevin Martin scored 31 points for Houston (1-6). Luis Scola added 24 points.

The Rockets not only lost the game but also may be without center Yao Ming when they visit Indiana on Friday.

Already limited to 24 minutes per game, Yao injured his left leg midway through the first quarter and did not return. Yao missed all of last season with a broken left foot.

Washington’s Andray Blatche had 20 points and 11 rebounds and Al Thornton added 20 points. Yi Jianlian contributed 13 points, seven rebounds and four blocked shots.

Rookie Ishmael Smith added 12 points for Houston.

Top Game Performances

Houston   Washington
Kevin Martin 31 Scoring Andray Blatche 20
Kevin Martin 6 Assists John Wall 13
Chuck Hayes 7 Rebounds Andray Blatche 11
Kevin Martin 13 Free Throws Made Al Thornton 6
Chase Budinger 2 Steals John Wall 6
Shane Battier 2 Blocks Yi Jianlian 4

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Houston 91 39.1 6-20 17-19 20 44 7 6 15
Washington 98 44.3 6-13 14-22 25 51 10 10 17

Upcoming Games

  • Washington will play their next game at home against Charlotte. The Wizards have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .500 after a loss.
  • Houston will play their next game on the road against Indiana . The Rockets have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .200 after a loss.
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