Houston 97, Detroit 80

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, January 17, 2012 8:00 PM
Location - Toyota Center, Houston, Texas
Officials - #47 Bennie Adams, #23 Jason Phillips, # James Williams
Attendance - 9318

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Detroit 20 20 19 21 80
Houston 28 19 22 28 97

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Detroit 3-11 2-5 1-6 L2
Houston 7-7 5-1 2-6 W4

Recap


Samuel Dalembert had 14 points and 12 rebounds, Luis Scola scored 14 and Kyle Lowry added 13 as the Houston Rockets defeated the visiting Detroit Pistons 97-80 on Tuesday for their fourth straight victory.

Six Rockets scored in double figures with Patrick Patterson scoring 12 and Goran Dragic and Kevin Martin 11 apiece.

The Rockets (7-7) have won six in a row at home over the Pistons (3-11).

Deteroit's Tayshaun Prince had 20 points and reached 400 career steals with two. Ben Gordon scored 18, Rodney Stuckey 16 and Brandon Knight 15. Greg Monroe had 11 rebounds but only four points on 2-of-9 shooting.

The Rockets took a 9-2 lead and never relinquished it against the struggling Pistons.

Top Game Performances

Detroit   Houston
Tayshaun Prince 20 Scoring Samuel Dalembert 14
Greg Monroe 6 Assists Goran Dragic 5
Greg Monroe 11 Rebounds Samuel Dalembert 12
Ben Gordon 3 Free Throws Made Luis Scola 4
Ben Gordon 3 Steals Kyle Lowry 3
Ben Wallace 3 Blocks Jordan Hill 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Detroit 80 41.0 4-13 8-9 17 35 7 10 20
Houston 97 49.4 8-19 9-12 16 42 1 11 21

Upcoming Games

  • Houston will play their next game at home against New Orleans. The Rockets have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .500 after a loss.
  • Detroit will play their next game on the road against Minnesota . The Pistons have a W/L % of .250 after a win and .200 after a loss.
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