Houston 99, New Orleans 107

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, November 3, 2010 8:30 PM
Location - Toyota Center, Houston, Texas
Officials - #36 David Jones, #41 Ken Mauer, #59 Gary Zielinski
Attendance - 13484

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
New Orleans 28 15 30 34 107
Houston 28 21 22 28 99

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
New Orleans 4-0 2-0 2-0 W4
Houston 0-4 0-2 0-2 L4

Recap

Chris Paul scored 13 of his 25 points over the final 3:03 and added eight assists and seven rebounds as the visiting New Orleans Hornets remained undefeated with a 107-99 victory over the winless Houston Rockets on Wednesday.

Marco Belinelli scored 18 points and Emeka Okafor chipped in 15, nine rebounds and five blocks for the Hornets (4-0).

The Rockets led, 49-43, at the half and stretched it to 56-47 shortly after the break before the Hornets began to climb back. Paul and Belinelli scored four points apiece during a 13-2 run to give New Orleans its first lead of the second half.

The teams traded the lead four more times before the end of the third period, with the Hornets taking a 73-71 edge into the fourth quarter.

Houston grabbed its last lead at 89-88 on Aaron Brooks’ 3-pointer with 3:30 left, but Paul responded with a 3-pointer and jumper in the lane and Belinelli nailed a jumper to put New Orleans back on top for good.

Brooks scored 18 points before being ejected with two late technical fouls for Houston (0-4).

Top Game Performances

New Orleans   Houston
Chris Paul 25 Scoring Aaron Brooks 18
Chris Paul 8 Assists Luis Scola 5
Emeka Okafor 9 Rebounds Luis Scola 16
Chris Paul 10 Free Throws Made Kevin Martin 6
Chris Paul 4 Steals Shane Battier 1
Emeka Okafor 5 Blocks Jordan Hill 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
New Orleans 107 45.6 5-13 30-42 20 45 11 9 8
Houston 99 41.9 8-24 13-18 22 45 6 4 12

Upcoming Games

  • Houston will play their next game on the road against San Antonio. The Rockets have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .000 after a loss.
  • New Orleans will play their next game at home against Miami. The Hornets have a W/L % of 1.000 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
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