Houston 114, Washington 106

Boxscore | Recap
Monday, January 16, 2012 2:00 PM
Location - Verizon Center, Washington, District of Columbia
Officials - #34 Marc Davis, #53 Mark Lindsay, #28 Tommy Nunez Jr.
Attendance - 15594

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Houston 27 31 33 23 114
Washington 28 26 21 31 106

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Houston 6-7 4-1 2-6 W3
Washington 1-12 1-6 0-6 L4

Recap


Kevin Martin scored 25 points, leading the visiting Houston Rockets to a 114-106 win over the woeful Washington Wizards on Monday.
 
Houston (6-7) has won three straight games and four of five. Washington (1-12) lost its fourth straight despite a career-high 38 points by John Wall.
 
The Rockets made 25 of 26 attempts from the foul line to fend off a Wizards team which scored 100 points for the first time this season.
 
Samuel Dalembert scored 14 of his 20 points in the third quarter when Houston broke the game open. With the game tied at 58, the Rockets finished the period on a 33-17 spurt and led 91-75 going into the fourth quarter.
 
The Wizards also lost their composure during the run as Wall and Andray Blatche, who missed the previous three games with a shoulder injury, were called for technical fouls.
 
Washington cut the lead to 103-98 with five mimnutes to play, but could get no closer. Kyle Lowry hit two free throws and a 3-pointer while Dalembert scored on a layup to push the lead back to 12 points.
 
Wall, who had been struggling going into the game, hit 13 of 22 shots. He added eight assists and six rebounds.
 
Luis Scola scored 18 points for Houston while Lowry added 16. Jordan Crawford scored 17 points for the Wizards.

Top Game Performances

Houston   Washington
Kevin Martin 25 Scoring John Wall 38
Kevin Martin 8 Assists John Wall 8
Chandler Parsons 8 Rebounds Andray Blatche 12
Kevin Martin 10 Free Throws Made John Wall 12
Kyle Lowry 3 Steals John Wall 4
Samuel Dalembert 3 Blocks JaVale McGee 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Houston 114 48.3 5-16 25-26 24 42 7 6 11
Washington 106 48.8 3-11 25-32 16 43 4 7 15

Upcoming Games

  • Washington will play their next game at home against Oklahoma City. The Wizards have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .083 after a loss.
  • Houston will play their next game at home against Detroit. The Rockets have a W/L % of .400 after a win and .500 after a loss.
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