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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

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Notebook: Rockets 105, Pistons 96


Dana Gaurauder, for NBA.com
Posted Wed Oct 31, 2012 11:55 PM - Updated Wed Oct 31, 2012 11:55 PM

THE FACTS: James Harden, acquired in a blockbuster trade with Oklahoma City over the weekend, sparkled in his Houston debut with 37 points and 12 assists as the Rockets defeated the Detroit Pistons 105-96 Wednesday at The Palace of Auburn Hills. Harden's new backcourt partner, Jeremy Lin, supplied 12 points, eight assists and four steals in his first game as the Rockets' starting point guard. Guard Brandon Knight led the Pistons in their opener with 15 points.

QUOTABLE: "It's a new role for me. I think everybody knows that. My job is just to do the best I can every day, whether it's in a game, in a practice, whether it's off the court, charity events, whatever the case may be. I just have to be a leader out there." -- Harden on becoming the Rockets' franchise player

THE STAT: 25. Harden was used in a sparkplug role with the Thunder but he was never asked to carry the offense the whole way. He was a third wheel to Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook, but he quickly embraced his responsibility as Houston's primary threat. He attempted 25 field goals and made 14.

TURNING POINT: Down 83-72 early in the fourth, Houston responded with a 25-6 outburst. Harden sparked it with a 3-pointer and forward Greg Smith contributed three dunks. A pair of Carlos Delfino 3-pointers finished it off to give the Rockets an eight-point advantage, 97-89. Detroit never got closer than four points the rest of the way.

QUOTABLE II: "The ball is going to find him a lot because he's a good player. If you play the right way, the ball finds the right guy at the right time." -- Rockets coach Kevin McHale on Harden

HOT: Delfino, who played for Toronto last season, made a quick impact as the Rockets' sixth man. He made 5-of-6 3-point attempts against one of his former teams. The veteran swingman also grabbed seven rebounds.

NOT: The Pistons rely heavily on their backcourt of Rodney Stuckey and Knight and they both failed to deliver. Stuckey shot just 1-for-10 from the field, as Harden played just as well defensively as he did offensively. Knight only went 5-for-15 from the field, often forcing shots, and had just four assists from his point guard spot.

ROOKIE WATCH: Detroit reserves Kyle Singler and Kim English were impressive in their debuts. Singler, who played in Europe last season, had 10 points while second-rounder English contributed eight.

NOTABLE: Harden agreed to a five-year extension worth approximately $80 million. "He's gifted," McHale said. "When a lot of stuff happens like this, you may go and try too hard. He's just going to have to relax and play and he'll be fine. ... Houston starting forward Patrick Patterson missed the game with a left quad strain. Pistons backup forward Corey Maggette sat out with a left calf strain. ... Pistons second-year owner Tom Gores said he expected his team to make the playoffs this season. "I came here to win. I'm a now person," he said. "Last year, we said we're going to get into the playoffs (this season) and I meant it. We need to get into the playoffs." ... None of the Rockets starters had ever started an NBA opener.

UP NEXT: For the Rockets, Friday @ Atlanta, Saturday vs. Portland, Wednesday vs. Denver. For the Pistons, Friday @ Phoenix, Sunday @ L.A. Lakers, Tuesday @ Denver.

HOU
DET
     
    • 49.4%

    • 44.3%

    • 37.0%

    • 37.5%

    • 73.9%

    • 76.9%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
HOU DET
Total Rebounds 45 36
Offensive Rebounds 12 10
Turnovers 20 16
Fast Break Pts: 13 12
Biggest Lead: 11 11
Points in the Paint: 50 42
HOU DET
p Harden   37 Knight   15
rb Asik   9 2 players   8
a Harden   12 Stuckey   6
s 2 players   4 Monroe   3
b Asik   2 Maxiell   2
 
  • 10/31 - HOU 105 @ DET 96
  • 11/10 - DET 82 @ HOU 96
Houston Rockets (45-37)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
C. Parsons F 42:26 3-9 1-4 4-5 +9 2 5 7 6 3 0 3 0 2 11
Marcus Morris F 25:36 3-10 0-2 0-0 -3 4 3 7 1 3 0 2 0 1 6
O. Asik C 33:02 5-6 0-0 2-6 +3 2 7 9 0 2 1 3 2 0 12
J. Harden G 44:04 14-25 4-10 5-6 +18 1 5 6 12 2 4 4 1 0 37
J. Lin G 35:27 5-12 0-2 2-2 +23 0 4 4 8 4 4 4 0 0 12
C. Delfino   23:56 5-6 5-6 0-0 +8 1 6 7 0 3 1 3 0 0 15
G. Smith   17:02 4-4 0-0 2-2 +4 2 3 5 0 5 2 0 0 0 10
T. Douglas   12:33 0-5 0-2 2-2 -14 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 2
D. Cook   05:54 0-2 0-1 0-0 -3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
C. Aldrich DNP - Coach's Decision
T. Jones DNP - Coach's Decision
D. Motiejunas DNP - Coach's Decision
R. White DNP - Coach's Decision
Totals   240 39-79 10-27 17-23   12 33 45 28 24 12 20 3 4 105
  49.4% 37.0% 73.9%   team rebs: 8 total to: 20
Detroit Pistons (29-53)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
T. Prince F 32:22 4-9 0-1 4-4 -8 0 4 4 1 0 1 1 0 0 12
J. Maxiell F 24:00 4-7 0-0 2-2 +4 4 4 8 0 2 0 2 2 0 10
G. Monroe C 35:07 7-13 0-0 0-3 -9 2 6 8 4 4 3 4 0 0 14
R. Stuckey G 36:47 1-10 0-3 7-8 -19 0 2 2 6 0 1 0 0 0 9
B. Knight G 36:45 5-15 1-4 4-6 -12 0 4 4 4 0 1 2 0 2 15
K. English   13:47 3-6 2-4 0-0 +8 0 0 0 3 1 2 1 0 1 8
J. Jerebko   19:32 2-7 0-1 3-3 -10 4 0 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 7
K. Singler   15:38 4-5 2-2 0-0 -1 0 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 10
W. Bynum   13:09 4-6 1-1 0-0 +2 0 2 2 2 4 1 3 0 0 9
A. Drummond   12:53 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 2 2 0 2 2 2 1 0 2
A. Daye DNP - Coach's Decision
K. Middleton DNP - Coach's Decision
C. Villanueva DNP - Coach's Decision
Totals   240 35-79 6-16 20-26   10 26 36 21 15 12 16 4 3 96
  44.3% 37.5% 76.9%   team rebs: 7 total to: 16

inactive

  • Rockets: Machado, Patterson
  • Pistons: Kravtsov, Maggette

technical fouls

  • Rockets: Morris
  • Pistons: --

scoring

  • Lead Changes: 8
  • Times Tied: 4

arena stats

  • Arena: Palace of Auburn Hills, Detroit, MI
  • Officials: #10 Ron Garretson, #33 Sean Corbin, #61 Courtney Kirkland
  • Attendance: 16646
  • Duration: 2:25
Houston Rockets (1-0) Detroit Pistons (0-1)
Start of 1st Quarter
(12:00) Jump Ball Monroe vs Asik (Monroe gains possession)
  11:35 Monroe Running Hook Shot: Missed 
Asik Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  11:34  
Asik Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Monroe (1 ST)  11:25  
  11:18 Stuckey Layup Shot: Missed 
Morris Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  11:17  
  11:13 Monroe Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Harden Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  11:13  
Team Rebound  11:13  
Harden Free Throw 2 of 2 (1 PTS)  11:13
[HOU 1-0]
 
  10:53 Knight Jump Shot: Missed 
  10:52 Maxiell Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  10:50 Maxiell Layup Shot: Missed 
  10:48 Monroe Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  10:46 Monroe Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Lin (1 ST) 
Harden Jump Shot: Missed  10:22  
Morris Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  10:21  
Lin Jump Shot: Missed  10:07  
  10:06 Monroe Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  09:56
[DET 2-1]
Maxiell Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Knight (1 AST) 
Asik Reverse Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Harden (1 AST)  09:39
[HOU 3-2]
 
Morris Foul: Personal (1 PF)  09:29  
  09:24
[DET 4-3]
Monroe Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Stuckey (1 AST) 
Morris Layup Shot: Missed  09:14  
  09:12 Maxiell Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  09:03
[DET 6-3]
Knight Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Morris Layup Shot: Missed  08:56  
  08:54 Knight Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  08:44 Maxiell Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) 
Harden Jump Shot: Made (3 PTS)  08:33
[HOU 5-6]
 
Asik Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  08:23  
  08:23
[DET 7-5]
Prince Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS) 
  08:23
[DET 8-5]
Prince Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS) 
Morris Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Parsons (1 AST)  08:14
[HOU 7-8]
 
  07:55
[DET 10-7]
Maxiell Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Monroe (1 AST) 
Harden Layup Shot: Missed  07:35  
Harden Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  07:34  
Harden Layup Shot: Made (5 PTS)  07:33
[HOU 9-10]
 
  07:15 Monroe Jump Shot: Missed 
Harden Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  07:14  
Lin Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Harden (2 AST)  06:55
[HOU 11-10]
 
  06:33 Knight 3pt Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  06:32  
Parsons 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Lin (1 AST)  06:13
[HOU 14-10]
 
  05:58 Knight Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Lin (2 ST) 
Lin Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Morris (1 AST)  05:52
[HOU 16-10]
 
  05:42 Team Timeout : Regular 
  05:36 Stuckey Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
Asik Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  05:34  
Lin 3pt Shot: Missed  05:25  
  05:24 Stuckey Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
Lin Foul: Personal (1 PF) (2 FTA)  05:17  
  05:17
[DET 11-16]
Prince Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS) 
Parsons Substitution replaced by Delfino  05:17  
  05:17
[DET 12-16]
Prince Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS) 
Harden Driving Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS)  05:03
[HOU 18-12]
 
  04:43
[DET 15-18]
Knight 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Stuckey (2 AST) 
Morris Turnover : Step Out of Bounds Turnover (1 TO)  04:26  
  04:26 Stuckey Substitution replaced by English 
  04:10 Prince Jump Shot: Missed 
Morris Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  04:09  
Asik Reverse Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Harden (3 AST)  03:58
[HOU 20-15]
 
  03:34 Monroe Jump Shot: Missed 
Delfino Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  03:33  
Harden Driving Layup Shot: Missed  03:28  
  03:26 Monroe Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
Delfino Foul: Personal Block (1 PF)  03:24  
  03:24 Maxiell Substitution replaced by Jerebko 
Asik Substitution replaced by Smith  03:24  
  03:08 Jerebko Layup Shot: Missed 
  03:05 Monroe Rebound (Off:2 Def:2) 
  03:04
[DET 17-20]
Monroe Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Delfino 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Harden (4 AST)  02:50
[HOU 23-17]
 
  02:39 Knight Layup Shot: Missed 
Lin Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  02:37  
Lin Driving Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS)  02:28
[HOU 25-17]
 
  02:10 Knight Layup Shot: Missed Block: Harden (1 BLK) 
Delfino Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  02:07  
Delfino Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO)  02:01  
Team Timeout : Regular  02:01  
Harden Substitution replaced by Parsons  02:01  
Lin Substitution replaced by Douglas  02:01  
  02:01 Prince Substitution replaced by Singler 
  02:01 Knight Substitution replaced by Bynum 
  01:41 Bynum Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Smith (1 ST) 
Morris Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (2 TO)  01:38  
  01:38 Monroe Substitution replaced by Drummond 
  01:38 English Substitution replaced by Stuckey 
  01:23
[DET 19-25]
Drummond Alley Oop Layup shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Bynum (1 AST) 
Smith Hook Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Parsons (2 AST)  01:01
[HOU 27-19]
 
Delfino Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA)  00:49.3  
  00:49.3 Stuckey Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  00:49.3 Team Rebound 
  00:49.3
[DET 20-27]
Stuckey Free Throw 2 of 2 (1 PTS) 
  00:42.8 Bynum Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
Douglas Jump Shot: Missed  00:37.9  
Team Rebound  00:36.9  
Parsons 3pt Shot: Missed  00:28.9  
  00:26.9 Bynum Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  00:07.9
[DET 22-27]
Bynum Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Delfino Foul: Offensive (3 PF)  00:02.7  
Delfino Turnover : Foul (2 TO)  00:02.7  
Delfino Substitution replaced by Harden  00:02.7  
  00:01.0 Stuckey 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:00.4 Team Rebound 
End of 1st Quarter
Houston Rockets (1-0) Detroit Pistons (0-1)
Start of 2nd QuarterBack to Top
Cook 3pt Shot: Missed  11:37  
  11:36 Stuckey Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  11:31
[DET 24-27]
Bynum Driving Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
  11:08 Drummond Foul: Defense 3 Second (0 PF) 
Harden Free Throw Technical (8 PTS)  11:08
[HOU 28-24]
 
Harden 3pt Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Douglas (1 AST)  11:00
[HOU 31-24]
 
  10:40
[DET 27-31]
Bynum 3pt Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Stuckey (3 AST) 
Harden Driving Layup Shot: Made (13 PTS)  10:32
[HOU 33-27]
 
  10:20
[DET 29-33]
Bynum Jump Shot: Made (9 PTS) 
Asik Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Stuckey (1 ST)  10:11  
Douglas Foul: Personal (1 PF)  10:11  
  09:58 Bynum Jump Shot: Missed 
Parsons Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  09:57  
Parsons Driving Layup Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Harden (5 AST)  09:45
[HOU 35-29]
 
  09:45 Jerebko Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA) 
Parsons Free Throw 1 of 1 (6 PTS)  09:45
[HOU 36-29]
 
  09:27 Stuckey Layup Shot: Missed 
  09:24 Jerebko Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  09:23 Jerebko Tip Shot: Missed 
  09:22 Jerebko Rebound (Off:2 Def:0) 
  09:22 Jerebko Tip Shot: Missed 
Asik Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  09:20  
Harden 3pt Shot: Missed  09:13  
  09:12 Singler Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
Parsons Foul: Personal (1 PF)  09:08  
  08:58 Singler Hook Shot: Missed 
  08:57 Jerebko Rebound (Off:3 Def:0) 
  08:51
[DET 31-36]
Singler Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Jerebko (1 AST) 
  08:31 Bynum Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
  08:31  
Douglas Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  08:31
[HOU 37-31]
 
Douglas Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS)  08:31
[HOU 38-31]
 
Cook Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  08:10  
  08:10
[DET 32-38]
Stuckey Free Throw 1 of 2 (2 PTS) 
Douglas Substitution replaced by Lin  08:10  
  08:10
[DET 33-38]
Stuckey Free Throw 2 of 2 (3 PTS) 
Cook Jump Shot: Missed Block: Singler (1 BLK)  07:55  
  07:53 Drummond Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  07:43 Jerebko Hook Shot: Missed 
Lin Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  07:42  
Harden Layup Shot: Made (15 PTS) Assist: Lin (2 AST)  07:37
[HOU 40-33]
 
  07:24
[DET 36-40]
Singler 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Bynum (2 AST) 
Asik Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Lin (3 AST)  07:13
[HOU 42-36]
 
  07:00
[DET 38-42]
Stuckey Driving Layup Shot: Made (5 PTS) 
  06:38 Drummond Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Parsons Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  06:38  
Team Rebound  06:38  
  06:38 Drummond Substitution replaced by Monroe 
Parsons Free Throw 2 of 2 (7 PTS)  06:38
[HOU 43-38]
 
  06:23
[DET 41-43]
Singler 3pt Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Stuckey (4 AST) 
Lin Layup Shot: Missed  06:11  
  06:09 Bynum Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  06:06 Team Timeout : Regular 
  06:06 Bynum Substitution replaced by Knight 
Cook Substitution replaced by Morris  06:06  
  06:03 Singler Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Asik (1 ST) 
Harden Layup Shot: Made (17 PTS) Assist: Lin (4 AST)  05:59
[HOU 45-41]
 
Asik Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA)  05:42  
Morris Technical  05:42  
  05:42
[DET 42-45]
Jerebko Free Throw Technical (1 PTS) 
  05:42 Singler Substitution replaced by Prince 
  05:42
[DET 43-45]
Stuckey Free Throw 1 of 2 (6 PTS) 
  05:42 Jerebko Substitution replaced by Maxiell 
  05:42
[DET 44-45]
Stuckey Free Throw 2 of 2 (7 PTS) 
Harden Jump Shot: Made (19 PTS)  05:26
[HOU 47-44]
 
  05:01 Prince Jump Shot: Missed 
Asik Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  05:00  
Morris Dunk Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Parsons (3 AST)  04:59
[HOU 49-44]
 
  04:41 Monroe Jump Shot: Missed 
  04:40 Maxiell Rebound (Off:2 Def:1) 
  04:39
[DET 46-49]
Maxiell Tip Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Harden Jump Shot: Missed  04:24  
Morris Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  04:21  
Morris Layup Shot: Missed  04:20  
Morris Rebound (Off:3 Def:2)  04:19  
Morris Tip Shot: Made (6 PTS)  04:17
[HOU 51-46]
 
  04:00 Knight Layup Shot: Missed Block: Asik (1 BLK) 
Harden Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  03:58  
Asik Dunk Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Lin (5 AST)  03:49
[HOU 53-46]
 
  03:41 Team Timeout : Short 
  03:41 Stuckey Substitution replaced by English 
  03:34 Knight Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Lin (3 ST) 
Lin Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Monroe (2 ST)  03:24  
  03:19
[DET 48-53]
English Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Harden Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:English (1 ST)  03:05  
  03:01
[DET 50-53]
Prince Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: English (1 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  02:54  
Asik Substitution replaced by Smith  02:54  
Lin Layup Shot: Missed  02:45  
  02:43 Monroe Rebound (Off:2 Def:3) 
  02:28
[DET 52-53]
Knight Jump Shot: Made (7 PTS) 
  02:09 Monroe Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Smith Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS)  02:09
[HOU 54-52]
 
Smith Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS)  02:09
[HOU 55-52]
 
  01:56
[DET 54-55]
Knight Jump Shot: Made (9 PTS) 
Morris Jump Shot: Missed Block: Maxiell (1 BLK)  01:40  
  01:38 Monroe Rebound (Off:2 Def:4) 
  01:31 Monroe Layup Shot: Missed 
  01:30 Maxiell Rebound (Off:3 Def:1) 
Smith Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  01:29  
  01:29
[DET 55-55]
Maxiell Free Throw 1 of 2 (7 PTS) 
  01:29
[DET 56-55]
Maxiell Free Throw 2 of 2 (8 PTS) 
Lin 3pt Shot: Missed  01:04  
  01:03 Maxiell Rebound (Off:3 Def:2) 
Smith Foul: Personal (2 PF) (2 FTA)  00:58.6  
  00:58.6 Monroe Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  00:58.6 Team Rebound 
Team Timeout : Short  00:58.6  
  00:58.6 Monroe Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Smith Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  00:55.9  
Harden 3pt Shot: Missed  00:35.9  
  00:34.8 Knight Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  00:16.5
[DET 58-55]
Knight Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Monroe (2 AST) 
Harden 3pt Shot: Missed  00:00.9  
Team Rebound  00:00.1  
End of 2nd Quarter
Houston Rockets (1-0) Detroit Pistons (0-1)
Start of 3rd QuarterBack to Top
Lin Jump Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Harden (6 AST)  11:45
[HOU 57-58]
 
  11:23 Monroe Layup Shot: Missed 
Parsons Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  11:21  
Harden Driving Layup Shot: Made (21 PTS)  11:08
[HOU 59-58]
 
  10:38 Maxiell Jump Shot: Missed 
Harden Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  10:37  
Lin Jump Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Harden (7 AST)  10:27
[HOU 61-58]
 
Lin Foul: Personal (2 PF)  10:13  
  10:06 Monroe Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Harden (1 ST) 
Parsons Layup Shot: Missed  10:00  
Morris Rebound (Off:4 Def:2)  09:58  
Morris Layup Shot: Missed  09:58  
  09:58 Maxiell Rebound (Off:3 Def:3) 
  09:44 Stuckey Jump Shot: Missed 
Morris Rebound (Off:4 Def:3)  09:43  
  09:35 Maxiell Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Harden Free Throw 1 of 2 (22 PTS)  09:35
[HOU 62-58]
 
Harden Free Throw 2 of 2 (23 PTS)  09:35
[HOU 63-58]
 
  09:13 Stuckey Fadeaway Jump Shot: Missed 
  09:12 Maxiell Rebound (Off:4 Def:3) 
  09:09 Maxiell Foul: Offensive Charge (2 PF) 
  09:09 Maxiell Turnover : Foul (2 TO) 
Harden Dunk Shot: Made (25 PTS) Assist: Lin (6 AST)  09:01
[HOU 65-58]
 
  09:01 Team Timeout : Regular 
  08:35
[DET 60-65]
Prince Jump Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Monroe (3 AST) 
Lin Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Knight (1 ST)  08:14  
  08:10 Prince Layup Shot: Missed 
Harden Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  08:08  
Parsons 3pt Shot: Missed  08:01  
  08:00 Maxiell Rebound (Off:4 Def:4) 
  07:54
[DET 62-65]
Prince Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Knight (2 AST) 
Morris 3pt Shot: Missed  07:29  
  07:28 Prince Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  07:24 Prince Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) 
Parsons Dunk Shot: Missed Block: Maxiell (2 BLK)  07:18  
  07:13 Knight Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
Lin Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA)  07:13  
  07:13
[DET 63-65]
Knight Free Throw 1 of 2 (12 PTS) 
  07:13 Knight Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Parsons Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  07:09  
Harden Jump Shot: Missed  06:56  
  06:55 Monroe Rebound (Off:2 Def:5) 
  06:49 Maxiell Layup Shot: Missed 
Lin Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  06:48  
Lin Foul: Offensive Charge (4 PF)  06:42  
Lin Turnover : Foul (3 TO)  06:42  
Lin Substitution replaced by Douglas  06:42  
Harden Substitution replaced by Delfino  06:42  
  06:32
[DET 65-65]
Monroe Dunk Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Knight (3 AST) 
Douglas Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Prince (1 ST)  06:11  
  06:07
[DET 67-65]
Maxiell Dunk Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Stuckey (5 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  06:06  
Morris 3pt Shot: Missed  05:52  
  05:51 Knight Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  05:28
[DET 69-65]
Prince Jump Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Stuckey (6 AST) 
Parsons Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Monroe (3 ST)  05:07  
  05:00 Prince 3pt Shot: Missed 
Delfino Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  04:59  
Asik Turnover : 3 Second Violation (3 TO)  04:44  
  04:44 Stuckey Substitution replaced by English 
Parsons Substitution replaced by Harden  04:44  
Morris Foul: Personal (2 PF)  04:37  
Morris Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA)  04:30  
  04:30
[DET 70-65]
Knight Free Throw 1 of 2 (13 PTS) 
Morris Substitution replaced by Smith  04:30  
  04:30
[DET 71-65]
Knight Free Throw 2 of 2 (14 PTS) 
Douglas 3pt Shot: Missed  04:10  
Smith Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  04:09  
  04:05 Monroe Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA) 
Asik Free Throw 1 of 2 (9 PTS)  04:05
[HOU 66-71]
 
Asik Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  04:05  
  04:04 Prince Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  03:50 English 3pt Shot: Missed 
Asik Rebound (Off:0 Def:5)  03:49  
Harden 3pt Shot: Made (28 PTS)  03:40
[HOU 69-71]
 
  03:22
[DET 74-69]
English 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) 
Douglas 3pt Shot: Missed  03:04  
  03:03 Prince Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  02:54
[DET 77-69]
English 3pt Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Prince (1 AST) 
Douglas Jump Shot: Missed  02:38  
Asik Rebound (Off:1 Def:5)  02:37  
Asik Tip Shot: Missed  02:37  
Asik Rebound (Off:2 Def:5)  02:37  
  02:37 Monroe Foul: Shooting (4 PF) (2 FTA) 
Asik Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  02:37  
Team Rebound  02:37  
  02:37 Prince Substitution replaced by Singler 
  02:37 Monroe Substitution replaced by Drummond 
Asik Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  02:37  
Delfino Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  02:36  
Harden Turnover : Step Out of Bounds Turnover (2 TO)  02:26  
Asik Substitution replaced by Parsons  02:26  
  02:18 Maxiell Substitution replaced by Jerebko 
  02:16
[DET 79-69]
Singler Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: English (2 AST) 
Harden Turnover : Poss Lost Ball Turnover (3 TO) Steal:Drummond (1 ST)  01:59  
  01:55 Drummond Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Delfino (1 ST) 
Harden Turnover : Lost Ball (4 TO) Steal:Drummond (2 ST)  01:51  
  01:44 Knight 3pt Shot: Missed 
Smith Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  01:43  
Harden 3pt Shot: Made (31 PTS) Assist: Parsons (4 AST)  01:31
[HOU 72-79]
 
  01:08 Knight 3pt Shot: Missed 
  01:06 Team Rebound 
Parsons Foul: Loose Ball (2 PF) (2 FTA)  01:06  
  01:06
[DET 80-72]
Jerebko Free Throw 1 of 2 (2 PTS) 
  01:06 Knight Substitution replaced by Bynum 
  01:06
[DET 81-72]
Jerebko Free Throw 2 of 2 (3 PTS) 
Douglas Jump Shot: Missed  00:48.8  
  00:47.9 Drummond Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  00:27.9 Drummond Turnover : Offensive Goaltending (2 TO) 
Harden 3pt Shot: Missed  00:20.9  
  00:19.4 Singler Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  00:07.9 Bynum Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Smith (2 ST) 
Harden 3pt Shot: Missed  00:01.9  
Team Rebound  00:00.4  
End of 3rd Quarter
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Start of 4th QuarterBack to Top
  11:39 Stuckey Jump Shot: Missed 
  11:38 Jerebko Rebound (Off:4 Def:0) 
  11:20 Stuckey 3pt Shot: Missed 
Parsons Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  11:19  
Parsons Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Jerebko (1 ST)  11:14  
  11:08
[DET 83-72]
Jerebko Driving Layup Shot: Made (5 PTS) 
  10:57 Drummond Violation:Kicked Ball 
Parsons 3pt Shot: Missed  10:50  
Smith Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  10:49  
Harden 3pt Shot: Made (34 PTS) Assist: Lin (7 AST)  10:41
[HOU 75-83]
 
  10:17 Jerebko 3pt Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  10:17  
  10:17 Drummond Foul: Loose Ball (2 PF) 
Lin Turnover : Lost Ball (4 TO) Steal:Bynum (1 ST)  10:08  
  10:05 Bynum Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Harden (2 ST) 
Smith Dunk Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Harden (8 AST)  10:02
[HOU 77-83]
 
Parsons Foul: Personal (3 PF)  09:46  
  09:46 Bynum Substitution replaced by Knight 
Smith Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA)  09:37  
  09:37
[DET 84-77]
Stuckey Free Throw 1 of 2 (8 PTS) 
  09:37
[DET 85-77]
Stuckey Free Throw 2 of 2 (9 PTS) 
Parsons Layup Shot: Missed Block: Drummond (1 BLK)  09:24  
Parsons Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  09:22  
Delfino 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Parsons (5 AST)  09:19
[HOU 80-85]
 
  08:58 Knight Jump Shot: Missed 
Smith Rebound (Off:2 Def:3)  08:57  
Delfino 3pt Shot: Missed  08:44  
  08:44 Team Rebound 
  08:44  
  08:44 Drummond Substitution replaced by Monroe 
  08:18 Knight Jump Shot: Missed 
Delfino Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  08:17  
Delfino 3pt Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Parsons (6 AST)  08:02
[HOU 83-85]
 
  07:46 Monroe Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Lin (4 ST) 
Lin Layup Shot: Missed  07:42  
Parsons Rebound (Off:2 Def:4)  07:40  
Parsons Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS)  07:39
[HOU 85-85]
 
Smith Foul: Personal (4 PF)  07:18  
  07:18 Singler Substitution replaced by Prince 
  07:10
[DET 87-85]
Monroe Hook Shot: Made (8 PTS) 
  06:50 Jerebko Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Lin Free Throw 1 of 2 (11 PTS)  06:50
[HOU 86-87]
 
Lin Free Throw 2 of 2 (12 PTS)  06:50
[HOU 87-87]
 
  06:36 Knight Jump Shot: Missed 
Parsons Rebound (Off:2 Def:5)  06:35  
Smith Dunk Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Harden (9 AST)  06:28
[HOU 89-87]
 
  06:28 Team Timeout : Regular 
  06:06 Prince Jump Shot: Missed 
Lin Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  06:04  
Smith Dunk Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Lin (8 AST)  06:00
[HOU 91-87]
 
Smith Foul: Personal (5 PF)  05:46  
Smith Substitution replaced by Asik  05:46  
  05:33
[DET 89-91]
Jerebko Reverse Dunk Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Monroe (4 AST) 
Delfino 3pt Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Harden (10 AST)  05:18
[HOU 94-89]
 
  04:54 Monroe Turnover : Lost Ball (4 TO) Steal:Harden (3 ST) 
Delfino 3pt Shot: Made (15 PTS) Assist: Harden (11 AST)  04:45
[HOU 97-89]
 
  04:28
[DET 91-97]
Monroe Driving Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Knight (4 AST) 
Harden Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA)  04:28  
  04:28 Jerebko Substitution replaced by English 
  04:28 Monroe Free Throw 1 of 1 Missed 
Delfino Rebound (Off:1 Def:5)  04:27  
Parsons Turnover : Lost Ball (3 TO) Steal:English (2 ST)  04:06  
  03:47 English Layup Shot: Missed Block: Asik (2 BLK) 
Asik Rebound (Off:2 Def:6)  03:44  
Lin Layup Shot: Missed  03:29  
  03:27 Prince Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  03:11
[DET 93-97]
Monroe Jump Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: English (3 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  03:09  
  02:52 English Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Parsons Free Throw 1 of 2 (10 PTS)  02:52
[HOU 98-93]
 
Parsons Free Throw 2 of 2 (11 PTS)  02:52
[HOU 99-93]
 
  02:41 English Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Harden (4 ST) 
Asik Reverse Layup Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Harden (12 AST)  02:31
[HOU 101-93]
 
  02:15 English 3pt Shot: Missed 
Harden Rebound (Off:1 Def:5)  02:13  
Delfino Turnover : Step Out of Bounds Turnover (3 TO)  01:54  
  01:54 English Substitution replaced by Bynum 
Harden Foul: Personal (2 PF) (2 FTA)  01:46  
  01:46 Knight Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  01:46 Team Rebound 
  01:46
[DET 94-101]
Knight Free Throw 2 of 2 (15 PTS) 
Harden Driving Reverse Layup Shot: Made (36 PTS)  01:27
[HOU 103-94]
 
  01:27 Bynum Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (1 FTA) 
Harden Free Throw 1 of 1 (37 PTS)  01:27
[HOU 104-94]
 
  01:27 Team Timeout : Regular 
  01:17 Bynum Layup Shot: Missed 
Delfino Rebound (Off:1 Def:6)  01:14  
  00:56.5 Bynum Foul: Shooting (4 PF) (2 FTA) 
Asik Free Throw 1 of 2 (12 PTS)  00:56.5
[HOU 105-94]
 
Asik Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  00:56.5  
  00:56.2 Monroe Rebound (Off:2 Def:6) 
  00:56.2 Team Timeout : Short 
  00:48.9
[DET 96-105]
Monroe Hook Shot: Made (14 PTS) 
Harden 3pt Shot: Missed  00:25.8  
  00:25.4 Team Rebound 
  00:25.4 Team Timeout : Short 
  00:22.9 Stuckey 3pt Shot: Missed 
Asik Rebound (Off:2 Def:7)  00:21.6  
End of 4th Quarter
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HOU
3rd Southwest
45
37
6-4
29-12
16-25
DET
4th Central
29
53
5-5
18-23
11-30
 
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HOU
2 players 26.3
2 players 11.2
2 players 4.5
2 players 1.7
2 players 2.0
DET
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