Houston 100, Washington 93

Boxscore | Recap
Monday, December 27, 2010 8:30 PM
Location - Toyota Center, Houston, Texas
Officials - #70 Brent Barnaky, #55 Bill Kennedy, #61 Courtney Kirkland
Attendance - 18143

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Washington 27 21 25 20 93
Houston 28 19 21 32 100

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Washington 7-22 7-7 0-15 L3
Houston 15-15 9-4 6-11 W5

Recap

Aaron Brooks scored 13 of his 15 points in the fourth quarter to help the Houston Rockets rally from a 10-point deficit to defeat the visiting Washington Wizards 100-93 on Monday.

Kevin Martin scored a game-high 20 points for Houston, which won its fifth straight game to reach the .500 mark (15-15) for the first time this season.

Kirk Hinrich scored 19 points for Washington (7-22). The Wizards matched a franchise record with their 15th straight road loss.

The Rockets outscored the Wizards 28-11 after falling behind by 10 early in the fourth quarter.

Washington led 82-72 after Nick Young’s 3-pointer with 10 minutes to play. But Houston answered with a 15-4 run, taking a one-point lead on Shane Battier’s 3-point play with 6:39 remaining.

The Rockets finished the game with an 8-0 run after Andray Blatche’s hoop had regained the lead for Washington at 93-92 with 3:31 remaining.

Battier scored 15 points, Luis Scola tallied 14 points and Jordan Hill contributed 13 points for Houston.

Young scored 18 points and Blatche had 17 points and 14 rebounds for Washington.

Top Game Performances

Washington   Houston
Kirk Hinrich 19 Scoring Kevin Martin 20
John Wall 6 Assists Kyle Lowry 6
Andray Blatche 14 Rebounds Chuck Hayes 8
John Wall 9 Free Throws Made Chuck Hayes 5
Andray Blatche 3 Steals Chuck Hayes 2
JaVale McGee 3 Blocks Shane Battier 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Washington 93 40.0 3-8 22-29 15 42 7 8 14
Houston 100 45.7 6-20 20-25 20 44 6 5 13

Upcoming Games

  • Houston will play their next game at home against Miami. The Rockets have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .500 after a loss.
  • Washington will play their next game at home against Indiana. The Wizards have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .318 after a loss.
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