L.A. Clippers 106, Houston 103

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, March 2, 2011 10:30 PM
Location - Staples Center, Los Angeles, California
Officials - #17 Joe Crawford, #75 Eric Dalen, #40 Leon Wood
Attendance - 19060

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Houston 21 33 15 34 103
L.A. Clippers 23 26 26 31 106

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Houston 31-32 16-13 15-19 L1
L.A. Clippers 22-40 17-15 5-25 W1

Recap


Eric Gordon made a triumphant return to the lineup after an 18-game absence, scoring 24 points to help the Los Angeles Clippers snap a five-game losing streak with a 106-103 win over the visiting Houston Rockets on Wednesday night.

Chris Kaman had 21 points and nine rebounds off the bench and Blake Griffin added 20 and 14 as Los Angeles halted the Rockets' five-game winning streak.

Kyle Lowry had 24 points and 11 assists for Houston, which hit 13 of 31 3-point attempts.

Gordon scored nine points in the final 4:46, including a 3-pointer that put the Clippers ahead for good at 94-91.

Mo Williams hit 6 of 7 free throws in the last 68 seconds as the Clippers withstood a pair of late 3-pointers by Lowry and Chase Budinger, who missed a tying attempt at the buzzer.

Top Game Performances

Houston   L.A. Clippers
Kyle Lowry 24 Scoring Eric Gordon 24
Kyle Lowry 11 Assists Mo Williams 11
Chuck Hayes 12 Rebounds DeAndre Jordan 16
Luis Scola 4 Free Throws Made Eric Gordon 7
Kyle Lowry 2 Steals Eric Gordon 1
Kyle Lowry 1 Blocks DeAndre Jordan 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Houston 103 41.8 13-31 14-19 29 39 2 4 8
L.A. Clippers 106 48.2 2-9 22-27 29 51 6 4 13

Upcoming Games

  • L.A. Clippers will play their next game at home against Denver. The Clippers have a W/L % of .429 after a win and .317 after a loss.
  • Houston will play their next game at home against Indiana. The Rockets have a W/L % of .516 after a win and .469 after a loss.
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