Houston 105, San Antonio 102

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, January 21, 2012 8:00 PM
Location - Toyota Center, Houston, Texas
Officials - #54 Derrick Collins, #22 Bill Spooner, #66 Haywoode Workman
Attendance - 15285

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
San Antonio 23 26 26 27 102
Houston 28 27 22 28 105

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
San Antonio 10-7 9-1 1-6 L2
Houston 9-7 7-1 2-6 W6

Recap


Kevin Martin scored 25 points and the Houston Rockets rallied for their sixth straight win, a 105-102 victory over the visiting San Antonio Spurs on Saturday night.
 
Houston (9-7) trailed 84-79 early in the fourth quarter, but Kyle Lowry scored 10 points, including two 3-pointers, as the Rockets took a 101-94 lead with 2:35 to play. The Spurs responded with five straight points that cut the lead to two.
 
Goran Dragic's basket with the shot clock winding down gave Houston a 103-99 lead with 54.6 remaining. Richard Jefferson's 3-pointer cut the lead to one, but Martin hit two free throws with nine seconds remaining that pushed the lead to three.
 
Gary Neal shot an airball on a 3-pointer and Houston grabbed the rebound before running out the clock.
 
Spurs coach Gregg Popovich rested forward Tim Duncan because San Antonio (10-7) was playing its fourth game in five nights. Tiago Splitter led the Spurs with a career-high 23 points.
 
Houston had six players in double figures. Lowry and Dragic scored each 14 points. Samuel Dalembert, Luis Scola and Patrick Patterson had 12 apiece.

Top Game Performances

San Antonio   Houston
Tiago Splitter 25 Scoring Kevin Martin 25
Tony Parker 13 Assists Kyle Lowry 8
Kawhi Leonard 11 Rebounds Luis Scola 7
Tony Parker 4 Free Throws Made Samuel Dalembert 4
Richard Jefferson 2 Steals Kevin Martin 2
Danny Green 1 Blocks Samuel Dalembert 6

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
San Antonio 102 44.7 7-22 11-15 24 43 2 6 14
Houston 105 55.7 6-22 11-12 22 32 9 5 13

Upcoming Games

  • Houston will play their next game on the road against Minnesota. The Rockets have a W/L % of .625 after a win and .500 after a loss.
  • San Antonio will play their next game on the road against New Orleans . The Spurs have a W/L % of .545 after a win and .667 after a loss.
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