Houston 140, Golden State 109

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, February 5, 2013 8:00 PM
Location - Toyota Center, Houston, Texas
Officials - #43 Dan Crawford, #42 Eric Lewis, #79 Kevin Scott
Attendance - 15453

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Golden State 37 25 24 23 109
Houston 38 39 27 36 140

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Golden State 30-18 16-6 14-12 L1
Houston 27-23 17-8 10-15 W2

Recap

Rockets 140, Warriors 109: Jeremy Lin led the way with 28 points and nine assists as Houston tied an NBA record by hitting 23 3-pointers in routing visiting Golden State.

James Harden added 18 points and Chandler Parson had 16 as eight players reached double figures for the Rockets. Houston finished 23 of 40 from beyond the arc, matching the league record set by the Orlando Magic for most made 3-pointers in a game.

Jarrett Jack scored 20 points and David Lee added 18 for the Warriors, who had their four-game winning streak come to an end. Golden State took to fouling in the final minute so that the Rockets could not get off their record-breaking 3-pointer.

Houston did manage to set one record on Tuesday, with their 140 points topping the Toyota Center’s previous record of 134, set by the visiting San Antonio Spurs earlier this season. The Rockets shot 50.5 percent from the field overall and six different players made at least two 3-pointers.

Houston went 14-for-18 from 3-point range in the first half to shoot out to a 77-62 lead at the break. The Warriors kept pace in the first quarter but began to fall off when Toney Douglas, Harden and Patrick Patterson each hit a 3-pointer during a 9-0 run in the second quarter.

Lin scored seven points and went back-to-back from beyond the arc with Parsons during a 10-0 burst early in the third that spread it out to 87-64.

Golden State pulled to within 115-97 with 7:22 left but Lin scored five straight points to spark a 9-0 run before getting the rest of the night off. Donatas Motiejunas hit the final 3-pointer of the night for Houston with 3:41 to play.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Warriors rookie F Draymond Green and Rockets F Marcus Morris were both ejected after exchanging shoves following Green’s flagrant foul of Patrick Beverley. … Beverley, who was booed by the home crowd for passing up a 3-pointer in favor of a dunk late in the game, was assessed a technical for taunting after the dunk. … Golden State was playing the opener of a four-games-in-five-days set. The Warriors head to Oklahoma City on Wednesday. … Golden State went 3 of 15 from 3-point range.

Top Game Performances

Golden State   Houston
Jarrett Jack 20 Scoring Jeremy Lin 28
Stephen Curry 9 Assists Jeremy Lin 9
Andrew Bogut 9 Rebounds Omer Asik 15
Richard Jefferson 6 Free Throws Made Patrick Beverley 6
Kent Bazemore 1 Steals James Harden 3
Draymond Green 2 Blocks Marcus Morris 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Golden State 109 47.7 3-15 24-30 21 40 5 2 12
Houston 140 50.5 23-40 25-35 35 48 2 6 9

Upcoming Games

  • Houston will play their next game on the road against Miami. The Rockets have a W/L % of .630 after a win and .435 after a loss.
  • Golden State will play their next game on the road against Oklahoma City . The Warriors have a W/L % of .581 after a win and .706 after a loss.