Houston 103, Sacramento 89

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, January 13, 2012 8:00 PM
Location - Toyota Center, Houston, Texas
Officials - #75 Eric Dalen, #9 Derrick Stafford, #58 Zach Zarba
Attendance - 12870

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Sacramento 28 24 20 17 89
Houston 26 24 31 22 103

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Sacramento 4-8 3-3 1-5 L1
Houston 4-7 3-1 1-6 W1

Recap


Kyle Lowry scored 25 points, Samuel Dalembert had a season-high 21 points and 16 rebounds and Luis Scola had 21 points and 11 rebounds as the Houston Rockets pulled away from the visiting Sacramento Kings for a 103-89 victory Friday night.

Lowry also had nine assists and seven rebounds for Houston, which had lost five of six. Dalembert, in his first game against his former team since signing with the Rockets before the season, finished 9 of 11 and also blocked four shots.

Tyreke Evans led the Kings (4-8) with 27 points, but no other starter reached double figures. Isaiah Thomas scored 13, and Donte Greene and Francisco Garcia each scored 11. Sacramento was missing starting forward Marcus Thornton (thigh) for the third consecutive game.

Evans kept the Kings in the game by scoring 25 through three quarters on 11-of-18 shooting.

Houston opened the fourth on a 6-0 run to lead 87-72 with 10:38 remaining and the Kings never got closer than nine.

The Kings hired Hall of Famer Alex English as an assistant coach Friday.

Top Game Performances

Sacramento   Houston
Tyreke Evans 27 Scoring Kyle Lowry 25
Tyreke Evans 5 Assists Kyle Lowry 9
Donte Greene 8 Rebounds Samuel Dalembert 16
Tyreke Evans 4 Free Throws Made Kyle Lowry 8
Tyreke Evans 3 Steals Chandler Parsons 3
DeMarcus Cousins 3 Blocks Samuel Dalembert 4

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Sacramento 89 43.8 4-20 15-16 17 36 6 8 11
Houston 103 44.9 8-21 15-19 22 55 5 6 14

Upcoming Games

  • Houston will play their next game at home against Portland. The Rockets have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .500 after a loss.
  • Sacramento will play their next game on the road against Dallas . The Kings have a W/L % of .200 after a win and .429 after a loss.
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