Houston 107, Charlotte 87

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 8:00 PM
Location - Toyota Center, Houston, Texas
Officials - #11 Derrick Collins, #43 Dan Crawford, #76 Steve Anderson
Attendance - 18128

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Charlotte 18 22 17 30 87
Houston 30 20 36 21 107

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Charlotte 6-35 3-15 3-20 L1
Houston 24-20 16-6 8-14 W2

Recap


ROCKETS 107, BOBCATS 87: Luis Scola scored 23 points as host Houston rolled past Charlotte.

Goran Dragic had 14 points and 10 assists, Jordan Hill added 14 points and eight rebounds and Samuel Dalembert had 12 points and 10 rebounds for the Rockets, who won their second straight contest.

Derrick Brown scored 15 points for the Bobcats, who dropped to 3-20 on the road.

The Rockets had a 50-40 advantage at halftime and began pulling away by scoring the first eight points of the third quarter. Houston led 86-57 entering the final quarter.

Chase Budinger added 10 points and nine rebounds for Houston, which outrebounded the Bobcats by a 46-30 margin.

Gerald Henderson, Corey Maggette, Byron Mullens and Reggie Williams all scored 10 points for Charlotte.

Houston led 30-18 after one quarter and boosted the lead to 38-20 on a layup by Hill with 8:48 remaining. The Bobcats followed with a 16-3 run to get back in the game. The Rockets led 50-40 at halftime.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Houston guard Kevin Martin (shoulder) missed his second consecutive contest. ... Bobcats guard Kemba Walker had eight assists but scored just six points on 3-of-13 shooting. ... Hill missed Tuesday’s game against Oklahoma City with the flu. ... Charlotte shot just 40.7 percent from the field.

Top Game Performances

Charlotte   Houston
Derrick Brown 15 Scoring Luis Scola 23
Kemba Walker 8 Assists Goran Dragic 10
Bismack Biyombo 5 Rebounds Samuel Dalembert 10
Byron Mullens 4 Free Throws Made Luis Scola 7
Derrick Brown 4 Steals Chase Budinger 3
Bismack Biyombo 4 Blocks Goran Dragic 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Charlotte 87 40.7 4-12 17-19 25 30 7 12 14
Houston 107 53.6 6-9 11-17 27 46 5 9 18

Upcoming Games

  • Houston will play their next game on the road against L.A. Clippers. The Rockets have a W/L % of .565 after a win and .524 after a loss.
  • Charlotte will play their next game on the road against Dallas . The Bobcats have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .171 after a loss.
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