Houston 112, Sacramento 102

Date - Wednesday, April 3, 2013 10:00 PM
Location - Sleep Train Arena, Sacramento, California
Officials - #74 Curtis Blair, #15 Bennett Salvatore, #65 Sean Wright
Attendance - 12377

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Houston 27 32 29 24 112
Sacramento 26 29 28 19 102

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Houston 42-33 27-11 15-22 W3
Sacramento 27-48 19-18 8-30 L2

Recap


Rockets 112, Kings 102:
Chandler Parsons scored 29 points and James Harden added 21 and nine assists as Houston began its three-game road trip with a victory over Sacramento.

Omer Asik had 19 points and 10 rebounds while Terrence Jones recorded his first career double-double with 14 points and a career-high 12 boards for the Rockets, who remain one game behind Golden State for the sixth seed in the Western Conference.

Tyreke Evans scored 16 of his 22 points in the third quarter and Marcus Thornton added 21 for Sacramento. The Kings trailed 106-101 with 2:29 left before Jeremy Lin hit a 3-pointer and Asik scored on a dunk to secure the victory for the Rockets.

Parsons made 12 of his 18 shots and put the Rockets ahead 96-91 with a dunk with 8:10 remaining. Houston held the Kings to 39.1 percent shooting and recorded its sixth win in eight games to move a season-best nine games over .500.

DeMarcus Cousins had 20 points and Jason Thompson added 17 and 15 boards for Sacramento, which trailed by four at the half. The Kings have lost eight of their last 10 meetings with the Rockets, including five of the last six in Sacramento.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Sacramento dropped to 5-42 when trailing after three quarters. … The game marked the first matchup since the teams made a six-player trade at the Feb. 21 deadline, a transaction that included F Patrick Patterson moving to the Kings and F Thomas Robinson joining Houston. … After missing two games with a sore right foot, Harden played 40 minutes and had nine assists and seven rebounds.

Top Game Performances

Houston   Sacramento
Chandler Parsons 29 Scoring Tyreke Evans 22
Jeremy Lin 10 Assists John Salmons 5
Terrence Jones 12 Rebounds Jason Thompson 15
Omer Asik 7 Free Throws Made DeMarcus Cousins 6
Omer Asik 2 Steals Tyreke Evans 4
James Harden 2 Blocks Jason Thompson 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Houston 112 48.8 10-30 18-21 32 47 4 7 19
Sacramento 102 39.1 6-21 28-34 19 40 4 12 12

Upcoming Games

  • Sacramento will play their next game at home against Dallas. The Kings have a W/L % of .321 after a win and .383 after a loss.
  • Houston will play their next game on the road against Portland . The Rockets have a W/L % of .571 after a win and .545 after a loss.