New Orleans 110, Houston 105

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, January 14, 2011 8:30 PM
Location - Toyota Center, Houston, Texas
Officials - #24 Mike Callahan, #23 Jason Phillips, #63 Derek Richardson
Attendance - 13616

Final Scoring Summary

Final OT 1 2 3 4 X T
New Orleans 21 29 14 31 15 110
Houston 28 19 29 19 10 105

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
New Orleans 24-16 15-5 9-11 W3
Houston 17-23 10-9 7-14 L2

Recap

Chris Paul hit the go-ahead 3-pointer in overtime after the New Orleans Hornets overcame a 12-point fourth-quarter deficit to notch a 110-105 victory over the host Houston Rockets on Friday.

Paul scored seven of his 11 points in the extra session. He tied the game on a layup with 1:23 remaining and then put New Orleans ahead to stay with a 3-point basket with 41.1 seconds left.

David West added 29 points and nine rebounds for New Orleans (24-16).

Kyle Lowry matched his season-high with 28 points for Houston (17-23), which had a chance to win in regulation, but Lowry missed a jumper at the buzzer.

Jarrett Jack had 23 points and seven assists while Emeka Okafor had 17 points and 15 rebounds for the Hornets.

New Orleans trailed 76-64 entering the final quarter and caught the Rockets at 91 with 1:16 left on two free throws by Okafor.

Trevor Ariza had 14 points and 10 rebounds for New Orleans, which shot 90.3 percent (28-of-31) from the free-throw line. Paul had eight assists and five steals.

Kevin Martin scored 26 points for the Rockets. Luis Scola had 14 points and 11 rebounds, and Shane Battier scored 13 points.

Top Game Performances

New Orleans   Houston
David West 29 Scoring Kyle Lowry 28
Chris Paul 8 Assists Kyle Lowry 7
Emeka Okafor 15 Rebounds Luis Scola 11
David West 11 Free Throws Made Kyle Lowry 6
Chris Paul 5 Steals Kyle Lowry 3
Emeka Okafor 1 Blocks Luis Scola 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
New Orleans 110 47.6 4-11 28-31 19 48 3 9 19
Houston 105 44.0 7-19 24-31 14 41 3 9 15

Upcoming Games

  • Houston will play their next game on the road against Atlanta. The Rockets have a W/L % of .412 after a win and .435 after a loss.
  • New Orleans will play their next game on the road against Charlotte . The Hornets have a W/L % of .652 after a win and .529 after a loss.
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