Houston 96, L.A. Clippers 83

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, January 26, 2011 8:30 PM
Location - Toyota Center, Houston, Texas
Officials - #36 David Jones, #61 Courtney Kirkland, #41 Ken Mauer
Attendance - 18147

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
L.A. Clippers 22 30 21 10 83
Houston 27 28 15 26 96

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
L.A. Clippers 17-28 14-13 3-15 L2
Houston 22-25 13-10 9-15 W2

Recap

Kyle Lowry collected 20 points, eight assists and six rebounds as the Houston Rockets dominated the fourth quarter en route to a 96-83 home victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday.

Luis Scola and Aaron Brooks chipped in 16 points apiece for the Rockets, who have won two straight and five of seven.

The Clippers led, 73-70, at the beginning of the fourth quarter but went scoreless for the first six minutes of the frame as Houston took control. Chase Budinger, rookie Patrick Patterson and Courtney Lee scored four points apiece as the Rockets’ bench opened the period with a 12-0 burst.

Houston pushed the lead to double digits when Brooks hit a jumper with 3:32 left and Lowry scored on two straight possessions. The Rockets outscored the Clippers, 26-10, in the final 12 minutes.

Randy Foye - starting his second straight game in place of the injured Eric Gordon - scored 20 points and Blake Griffin added 14 and 11 rebounds for the Clippers, who have dropped two straight without their scoring leader.
 

Top Game Performances

L.A. Clippers   Houston
Randy Foye 20 Scoring Kyle Lowry 20
Eric Bledsoe 6 Assists Kyle Lowry 8
DeAndre Jordan 12 Rebounds Chuck Hayes 11
Baron Davis 4 Free Throws Made Aaron Brooks 5
Eric Bledsoe 3 Steals Chuck Hayes 3
DeAndre Jordan 3 Blocks Chuck Hayes 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
L.A. Clippers 83 36.4 3-18 16-22 13 44 7 8 15
Houston 96 41.4 7-25 17-20 22 50 6 6 12

Upcoming Games

  • Houston will play their next game on the road against Dallas. The Rockets have a W/L % of .476 after a win and .462 after a loss.
  • L.A. Clippers will play their next game at home against Charlotte. The Clippers have a W/L % of .471 after a win and .321 after a loss.
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