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Wednesday, January 15, 2014

8:00 PM ET - New Orleans Arena, New Orleans, LA

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Notebook: Rockets 103, Pelicans 100


Bradley Handwerger, for NBA.com
Posted Wed Jan 15, 2014 11:45 PM - Updated Wed Jan 15, 2014 11:45 PM

THE FACT: The Rockets led for just 1 minute, 14 seconds against the Pelicans. But that includes the final 28 seconds of the game.

THE LEAD: James Harden scored 18 second-half points, including the game-winning step-back jumper with 28 seconds to play, and the Rockets posted a 103-100 come-from-behind win over the Pelicans.

Harden finished with 26 points and seven assists to pace Houston (26-14), which also got 25 points and eight rebounds from Terrence Jones.

The Pelicans (15-23) lost their seventh consecutive game the way they've lost many this season -- by failing to maintain a second-half lead. Wednesday night, that failure allowed Houston to overcome a 17-point deficit. New Orleans led by as many as 10 points in the final quarter.

The Rockets started the game with a 2-0 lead and then a 9-7 advantage in the first quarter. They wouldn't lead again until Harden's jumper.

In between, New Orleans built a lead behind Eric Gordon, who finished with a season-high 35 points, and Anthony Davis, who added 24 points and seven rebounds.

QUOTABLE: "He's our closer so he did what closers do -- he closed and we needed it. We started off lethargic." -- Rockets head coach Kevin McHale on the play of Harden down the stretch.

THE STAT: 41 -- That's the number of free throws the Rockets took, 10 more than their league-leading season average of 31. While they made just 61 percent, the amount of attempts Houston picked up helped it overcome New Orleans' 45.5 percent shooting.

TURNING POINT: Down 99-92 with 3:06 to play, Harden decided it was time to take over, saying he felt the need to step up and make plays. In the final three minutes, Harden scored eight of the final 11 points for Houston and it started with a driving layup at the 2:50 mark.

QUOTABLE II: "Austin (Rivers) thought he got pushed. But in that situation, you've got to play tough. You can't even ask for the refs to bail you out in that situation. It's not going to happen." -- Pelicans head coach Monty Williams on the Harden's game-winning shot with Rivers guarding him.

HOT: With G Tyreke Evans, PG Jrue Holiday and F Ryan Anderson out with injuries, the Pelicans needed scoring anywhere they could get it. It came from Gordon, who scored 35 points by shooting 11 of 17, including 6 of 9 from 3-point range, and making seven of his eight free-throw attempts.

BAD MOVE: With the game tied down the stretch, Pelicans coach Monty Williams chose to put G Austin Rivers in the game to take on Houston's Harden should the Rockets force a switch. The prolific Rockets guard, however, sent Rivers backpedaling with one dribble and sank the game-winner.

NOTABLE: Jones' 25 points set a career-high, besting his previous high by one point. ... Gordon now has 20-plus points in five of the past seven games for New Orleans. ... The Pelicans outrebounded Houston 44-38. ... Houston used only four players off the bench and only Donatas Motiejunas scored for the Rockets as a sub, putting up 10 points. ... Houston has won five of their past six games against New Orleans.

UP NEXT: For the Pelicans, Saturday vs. Golden State, Monday @ Memphis, Tuesday vs. Sacramento. For the Rockets, Thursday vs. Oklahoma City, Saturday vs. Milwaukee, Monday vs. Portland.

HOU
NOP
     
    • 51.4%

    • 45.5%

    • 30.8%

    • 40.0%

    • 61.0%

    • 75.9%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
HOU NOP
Total Rebounds 38 44
Offensive Rebounds 8 12
Turnovers 13 15
Fast Break Pts: 16 12
Biggest Lead: 3 17
Points in the Paint: 58 30
HOU NOP
p Harden   26 Gordon   35
rb Howard   11 Aminu   8
a Harden   7 Gordon   6
s Parsons   3 Davis   2
b Jones   6 2 players   2
 
  • 12/28 - NOP 98 @ HOU 107
  • 01/15 - HOU 103 @ NOP 100
  • 04/12 - NOP 104 @ HOU 111
  • 04/16 - HOU 100 @ NOP 105
Houston Rockets (26-14)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
C. Parsons F 45:08 6-15 2-4 3-4 +10 0 8 8 4 1 3 3 1 3 17
T. Jones F 41:24 10-17 0-1 5-10 +5 2 6 8 1 4 1 0 6 2 25
D. Howard C 29:51 4-5 0-0 4-11 +13 4 7 11 2 5 2 3 3 0 12
J. Harden G 40:48 7-14 2-3 10-11 +5 0 2 2 7 3 2 4 1 2 26
J. Lin G 38:41 6-12 0-3 1-1 +11 0 1 1 4 4 1 2 2 0 13
O. Casspi   06:49 0-1 0-0 0-0 -10 1 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
I. Canaan   09:19 0-1 0-1 0-0 -8 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
F. Garcia   10:04 0-0 0-0 0-0 -9 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
D. Motiejunas   17:56 4-7 0-1 2-4 -2 1 4 5 0 5 0 0 1 1 10
O. Asik NWT - Right Knee Injury
R. Brewer DNP - Coach's Decision
A. Brooks DNP - Coach's Decision
G. Smith DNP - Coach's Decision
Total   240 37-72 4-13 25-41   8 30 38 18 28 9 13 14 8 103
  51.4% 30.8% 61.0%   team rebs: 11 total to: 14
New Orleans Pelicans (15-23)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
A. Aminu F 21:08 1-5 1-2 4-4 +2 1 7 8 2 2 1 3 1 2 7
A. Davis F 31:00 8-13 0-1 8-11 -3 1 6 7 0 4 2 1 1 3 24
J. Smith C 28:22 5-13 0-0 0-0 -23 1 5 6 2 5 0 2 1 3 10
E. Gordon G 41:48 11-17 6-9 7-8 -1 0 3 3 6 2 1 2 0 0 35
B. Roberts G 29:18 4-11 1-4 1-1 -15 0 1 1 4 3 1 2 0 1 10
A. Ajinca   12:19 1-1 0-0 0-0 +15 1 3 4 0 5 0 0 2 0 2
D. Miller   29:51 1-6 0-3 0-0 +1 1 4 5 3 4 1 3 1 0 2
A. Rivers   20:00 2-8 0-1 2-5 +13 3 1 4 2 1 0 2 0 4 6
A. Morrow   05:02 0-0 0-0 0-0 -3 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
G. Stiemsma   20:13 2-3 0-0 0-0 -3 4 2 6 0 6 1 0 2 1 4
J. Withey   01:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
T. Evans DND - Left Ankle Sprain
J. Holiday DND - Stress Fracture, Right Tibia
Total   240 35-77 8-20 22-29   12 32 44 19 34 7 15 8 14 100
  45.5% 40.0% 75.9%   team rebs: 7 total to: 16

inactive

  • Rockets: Beverley, Covington
  • Pelicans: Anderson

technical fouls

  • Rockets: --
  • Pelicans: --

scoring

  • Lead Changes: 4
  • Times Tied: 6

arena stats

  • Arena: New Orleans Arena, New Orleans, LA
  • Officials: #55 Bill Kennedy, #73 Tre Maddox, #64 Justin VanDuyne
  • Attendance: 15918
  • Duration: 2:25
Houston Rockets (26-14) New Orleans Pelicans (15-23)
Start of 1st Quarter
(12:00) Jump Ball Davis vs Howard (Lin gains possession)
Howard Alley Oop Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Harden (1 AST)  11:44
[HOU 2-0]
 
  11:25
[NOP 2-2]
Smith Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Gordon (1 AST) 
Jones Jump Shot: Missed  10:59  
  10:58 Aminu Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  10:49 Gordon 3pt Shot: Missed 
  10:47 Smith Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  10:41
[NOP 4-2]
Gordon Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Roberts (1 AST) 
Parsons 3pt Shot: Missed  10:30  
  10:29 Davis Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  10:20
[NOP 6-2]
Gordon Fadeaway Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
  09:56 Aminu Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Jones Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  09:56
[HOU 3-6]
 
Jones Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  09:56  
  09:55 Davis Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
Howard Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  09:36  
  09:36 Davis Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  09:36 Team Rebound 
  09:36
[NOP 7-3]
Davis Free Throw 2 of 2 (1 PTS) 
Jones Dunk Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Howard (1 AST)  09:23
[HOU 5-7]
 
  09:08 Roberts Jump Shot: Missed 
Howard Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  09:06  
Jones Layup Shot: Missed  08:54  
Howard Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  08:52  
Howard Putback Dunk Shot: Made (4 PTS)  08:52
[HOU 7-7]
 
  08:38 Smith Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Lin (1 ST) 
Lin Jump Shot: Missed  08:27  
Howard Rebound (Off:2 Def:1)  08:26  
Howard Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS)  08:26
[HOU 9-7]
 
  08:26 Davis Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA) 
Howard Free Throw 1 of 1 Missed  08:26  
  08:25 Smith Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
Harden Foul: Personal (1 PF)  08:14  
  08:09
[NOP 9-9]
Gordon Driving Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Lin Jump Shot: Missed  07:44  
  07:43 Smith Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  07:39 Roberts Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Parsons (1 ST) 
Parsons Dunk Shot: Missed Block: Smith (1 BLK)  07:34  
  07:28 Roberts Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  07:26 Roberts 3pt Shot: Missed 
Jones Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  07:24  
Jones Dunk Shot: Missed Block: Davis (1 BLK)  07:06  
  07:03 Smith Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  06:53 Aminu Jump Shot: Missed 
Jones Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  06:52  
  06:47 Smith Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
Harden Jump Shot: Missed  06:40  
  06:39 Aminu Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  06:34 Gordon Layup Shot: Missed 
  06:34 Team Rebound 
Jones Foul: Loose Ball (1 PF)  06:34  
Team Timeout : Regular  06:34  
  06:18
[NOP 12-9]
Gordon 3pt Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Aminu (1 AST) 
Harden Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Davis (1 ST)  06:00  
  05:35
[NOP 14-9]
Roberts Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Aminu (2 AST) 
Parsons 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Harden (2 AST)  05:15
[HOU 12-14]
 
  05:00
[NOP 16-12]
Davis Slam Dunk Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Gordon (2 AST) 
  04:44 Smith Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Jones Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  04:44  
Team Rebound  04:44  
  04:44 Smith Substitution replaced by Ajinca 
  04:44 Aminu Substitution replaced by Miller 
Jones Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS)  04:44
[HOU 13-16]
 
  04:34
[NOP 18-13]
Davis Jump Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Gordon (3 AST) 
Parsons Jump Shot: Missed  04:16  
  04:15 Gordon Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  04:09 Gordon Layup Shot: Missed 
Parsons Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  04:07  
Parsons 3pt Shot: Missed  03:58  
  03:56 Ajinca Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  03:51 Team Timeout : Regular 
Jones Substitution replaced by Casspi  03:51  
  03:39
[NOP 20-13]
Roberts Floating Jump shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Gordon (4 AST) 
Howard Foul: Offensive (2 PF)  03:23  
Howard Turnover : Foul (1 TO)  03:23  
Howard Substitution replaced by Jones  03:23  
Lin Substitution replaced by Canaan  03:23  
  03:09
[NOP 22-13]
Davis Jump Shot: Made (7 PTS) 
Casspi Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA)  03:09  
  03:09
[NOP 23-13]
Davis Free Throw 1 of 1 (8 PTS) 
Casspi Turnover : Traveling (1 TO)  02:58  
  02:58 Roberts Substitution replaced by Rivers 
Team Violation : Delay Of Game  02:58  
  02:36 Gordon Jump Shot: Missed 
Harden Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  02:35  
Harden Layup Shot: Missed  02:30  
  02:28 Ajinca Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  02:15
[NOP 25-13]
Davis Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS) 
Jones Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Parsons (1 AST)  01:57
[HOU 15-25]
 
  01:39 Gordon 3pt Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  01:39  
Harden Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS)  01:32
[HOU 17-25]
 
  01:32 Rivers Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA) 
Parsons Substitution replaced by Garcia  01:32  
Harden Free Throw 1 of 1 (3 PTS)  01:32
[HOU 18-25]
 
  01:08 Rivers 3pt Shot: Missed 
  01:06 Miller Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
Canaan Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  00:54.1  
  00:54.1
[NOP 26-18]
Gordon Free Throw 1 of 2 (10 PTS) 
  00:54.1 Davis Substitution replaced by Aminu 
  00:54.1
[NOP 27-18]
Gordon Free Throw 2 of 2 (11 PTS) 
  00:41.0 Ajinca Foul: Shooting Block (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Harden Free Throw 1 of 2 (4 PTS)  00:41.0
[HOU 19-27]
 
Harden Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  00:41.0  
  00:39.8 Miller Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  00:20.3
[NOP 30-19]
Gordon 3pt Shot: Made (14 PTS) 
Jones 3pt Shot: Missed  00:01.0  
Team Rebound  00:00.0  
End of 1st Quarter
Houston Rockets (26-14) New Orleans Pelicans (15-23)
Start of 2nd QuarterBack to Top
  11:46 Rivers Layup Shot: Missed Block: Lin (1 BLK) 
  11:45 Aminu Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  11:30
[NOP 32-19]
Rivers Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Casspi Jump Bank Shot: Missed  11:17  
  11:14 Miller Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  11:07 Rivers Layup Shot: Missed Block: Jones (1 BLK) 
  11:05 Ajinca Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  11:05
[NOP 34-19]
Ajinca Putback Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
  10:49 Miller Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
  10:49 Gordon Substitution replaced by Morrow 
Lin 3pt Shot: Missed  10:33  
Team Rebound  10:32  
  10:32 Morrow Foul: Loose Ball (1 PF) 
Parsons Driving Layup Shot: Made (5 PTS)  10:22
[HOU 21-34]
 
Jones Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA)  10:03  
  10:03
[NOP 35-21]
Aminu Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS) 
  10:03
[NOP 36-21]
Aminu Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS) 
  09:55 Miller Foul: Personal (2 PF) 
Casspi Substitution replaced by Motiejunas  09:55  
Jones Substitution replaced by Howard  09:55  
  09:55 Miller Substitution replaced by Davis 
Parsons Driving Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS)  09:46
[HOU 23-36]
 
  09:24 Aminu Jump Shot: Missed Block: Howard (1 BLK) 
Lin Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  09:22  
  09:21 Morrow Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Parsons Free Throw 1 of 2 (8 PTS)  09:21
[HOU 24-36]
 
  09:21 Morrow Substitution replaced by Roberts 
Parsons Free Throw 2 of 2 (9 PTS)  09:21
[HOU 25-36]
 
  09:02
[NOP 38-25]
Rivers Floating Jump shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Garcia Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA)  09:02  
  09:02
[NOP 39-25]
Rivers Free Throw 1 of 1 (5 PTS) 
  08:46 Ajinca Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
  08:46  
Howard Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  08:46  
Team Rebound  08:46  
Howard Free Throw 2 of 2 (7 PTS)  08:46
[HOU 26-39]
 
  08:29 Davis Fadeaway Jump Shot: Missed 
Garcia Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  08:27  
  08:24 Ajinca Foul: Personal (3 PF) (2 FTA) 
Howard Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  08:24  
Team Rebound  08:24  
  08:24 Ajinca Substitution replaced by Stiemsma 
Howard Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  08:24  
  08:23 Davis Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
Motiejunas Foul: Loose Ball (1 PF)  08:23  
  08:03 Aminu Jump Shot: Missed Block: Howard (2 BLK) 
Motiejunas Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  08:03  
  08:03 Stiemsma Foul: Loose Ball (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Motiejunas Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  08:03
[HOU 27-39]
 
Garcia Substitution replaced by Harden  08:03  
  08:03 Roberts Substitution replaced by Gordon 
Motiejunas Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  08:03  
  08:02 Davis Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  07:50 Rivers Layup Shot: Missed Block: Lin (2 BLK) 
  07:47 Rivers Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  07:45 Rivers Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Parsons (2 ST) 
Motiejunas 3pt Shot: Missed  07:38  
  07:38 Davis Rebound (Off:0 Def:5) 
Howard Foul: Loose Ball (3 PF)  07:38  
  07:38 Team Timeout : Regular 
Howard Substitution replaced by Jones  07:38  
  07:23
[NOP 42-27]
Aminu 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Gordon (5 AST) 
Parsons Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Aminu (1 ST)  07:10  
Motiejunas Foul: Shooting Block (2 PF) (2 FTA)  07:06  
  07:06
[NOP 43-27]
Aminu Free Throw 1 of 2 (6 PTS) 
  07:06 Davis Substitution replaced by Smith 
  07:06
[NOP 44-27]
Aminu Free Throw 2 of 2 (7 PTS) 
Lin 3pt Shot: Missed  06:40  
  06:39 Aminu Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  06:26 Gordon Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) 
Motiejunas Hook Shot: Missed  06:13  
  06:11 Aminu Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  05:54 Aminu Foul: Offensive (2 PF) 
  05:54 Aminu Turnover : Foul (1 TO) 
  05:54 Rivers Substitution replaced by Roberts 
  05:54 Aminu Substitution replaced by Miller 
Lin Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Roberts (1 ST)  05:29  
  05:16 Smith Layup Shot: Missed Block: Jones (2 BLK) 
Parsons Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  05:14  
Lin Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS)  05:07
[HOU 29-44]
 
  05:07 Stiemsma Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (1 FTA) 
Lin Free Throw 1 of 1 (3 PTS)  05:07
[HOU 30-44]
 
  04:52 Miller Jump Shot: Missed 
  04:51 Stiemsma Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  04:38 Roberts Layup Shot: Missed 
Jones Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  04:36  
Motiejunas Layup Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Lin (1 AST)  04:28
[HOU 32-44]
 
  04:24 Team Timeout : Short 
  04:24 Stiemsma Substitution replaced by Davis 
  04:09
[NOP 46-32]
Gordon Jump Shot: Made (16 PTS) Assist: Smith (1 AST) 
Jones Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Parsons (2 AST)  03:57
[HOU 34-46]
 
  03:46 Miller 3pt Shot: Missed 
Motiejunas Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  03:36  
Harden Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS)  03:30
[HOU 36-46]
 
  03:25
[NOP 49-36]
Gordon 3pt Shot: Made (19 PTS) 
Parsons 3pt Shot: Made (12 PTS)  03:10
[HOU 39-49]
 
  02:47
[NOP 51-39]
Smith Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Roberts (2 AST) 
  02:37 Gordon Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Team Timeout : Regular  02:37  
Harden Free Throw 1 of 2 (7 PTS)  02:37
[HOU 40-51]
 
Harden Free Throw 2 of 2 (8 PTS)  02:37
[HOU 41-51]
 
  02:22 Smith Jump Shot: Missed 
Jones Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  02:19  
Motiejunas Layup Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Harden (3 AST)  02:04
[HOU 43-51]
 
Parsons Foul: Personal (1 PF) (2 FTA)  01:51  
  01:51
[NOP 52-43]
Gordon Free Throw 1 of 2 (20 PTS) 
  01:51
[NOP 53-43]
Gordon Free Throw 2 of 2 (21 PTS) 
Parsons Jump Bank Shot: Missed  01:36  
  01:34 Smith Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  01:23
[NOP 55-43]
Davis Turnaround Hook Shot: Made (12 PTS) 
Lin Layup Shot: Made (5 PTS)  01:05
[HOU 45-55]
 
Motiejunas Foul: Personal (3 PF) (2 FTA)  00:52.9  
  00:52.9
[NOP 56-45]
Gordon Free Throw 1 of 2 (22 PTS) 
Motiejunas Substitution replaced by Casspi  00:52.9  
  00:52.9 Gordon Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Casspi Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  00:51.8  
Lin 3pt Shot: Missed  00:26.8  
Casspi Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  00:24.9  
Harden Foul: Offensive (2 PF)  00:03.5  
Harden Turnover : Foul (2 TO)  00:03.5  
  00:03.5 Smith Substitution replaced by Morrow 
  00:00.4 Davis 3pt Shot: Missed Block: Jones (3 BLK) 
  00:00.0 Team Rebound 
End of 2nd Quarter
Houston Rockets (26-14) New Orleans Pelicans (15-23)
Start of 3rd QuarterBack to Top
  11:38 Smith Jump Shot: Missed 
Parsons Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  11:36  
Parsons Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Davis (2 ST)  11:31  
  11:20
[NOP 59-45]
Roberts 3pt Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Gordon (6 AST) 
Parsons Layup Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Harden (4 AST)  11:11
[HOU 47-59]
 
  10:57 Aminu Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Parsons (3 ST) 
Lin Reverse Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Harden (5 AST)  10:51
[HOU 49-59]
 
  10:30
[NOP 61-49]
Davis Jump Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Smith (2 AST) 
  10:14 Davis Foul: Personal (2 PF) 
Lin Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS)  10:04
[HOU 51-61]
 
  09:58
[NOP 64-51]
Gordon 3pt Shot: Made (25 PTS) Assist: Roberts (3 AST) 
Jones Jump Shot: Missed  09:39  
Jones Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  09:38  
Jones Layup Shot: Missed  09:36  
  09:34 Gordon Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  09:26 Roberts 3pt Shot: Missed Block: Harden (1 BLK) 
Parsons Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  09:24  
Harden 3pt Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Lin (2 AST)  09:06
[HOU 54-64]
 
  08:47 Davis Foul: Offensive (3 PF) 
  08:47 Davis Turnover : Foul (1 TO) 
Jones Driving Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS)  08:40
[HOU 56-64]
 
  08:40 Davis Foul: Shooting (4 PF) (1 FTA) 
  08:40 Davis Substitution replaced by Stiemsma 
Jones Free Throw 1 of 1 Missed  08:40  
  08:39 Aminu Rebound (Off:1 Def:5) 
  08:25 Aminu Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Harden (1 ST) 
Harden Layup Shot: Missed Block: Aminu (1 BLK)  08:09  
Team Rebound  08:09  
Lin Jump Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Parsons (3 AST)  08:06
[HOU 58-64]
 
  08:06 Team Timeout : Regular 
  07:46 Smith Layup Shot: Missed Block: Jones (4 BLK) 
Howard Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  07:45  
Lin Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (2 TO)  07:42  
  07:29
[NOP 66-58]
Smith Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Roberts (4 AST) 
Parsons Jump Shot: Missed  07:18  
  07:17 Aminu Rebound (Off:1 Def:6) 
  07:05 Smith Jump Shot: Missed 
Parsons Rebound (Off:0 Def:5)  07:03  
Jones Dunk Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Parsons (4 AST)  06:57
[HOU 60-66]
 
  06:32 Aminu 3pt Shot: Missed 
  06:29 Stiemsma Rebound (Off:2 Def:0) 
  06:29
[NOP 68-60]
Stiemsma Tip Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
  06:19 Stiemsma Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA) 
Howard Free Throw 1 of 2 (8 PTS)  06:19
[HOU 61-68]
 
Howard Free Throw 2 of 2 (9 PTS)  06:19
[HOU 62-68]
 
  06:07 Roberts Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Howard (1 ST) 
Jones Layup Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Harden (6 AST)  06:03
[HOU 64-68]
 
  06:03 Smith Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (1 FTA) 
Jones Free Throw 1 of 1 Missed  06:03  
  06:02 Aminu Rebound (Off:1 Def:7) 
  05:45 Roberts 3pt Shot: Missed 
Harden Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  05:43  
Harden Jump Shot: Missed  05:31  
Howard Rebound (Off:3 Def:2)  05:29  
Jones Jump Shot: Made (16 PTS)  05:21
[HOU 66-68]
 
Jones Foul: Personal Block (3 PF)  05:08  
  05:08 Aminu Substitution replaced by Miller 
  05:03 Team 5 Sec Inbound Turnover :  
Jones Layup Shot: Made (18 PTS) Assist: Lin (3 AST)  05:03
[HOU 68-68]
 
  05:03 Smith Foul: Shooting (4 PF) (1 FTA) 
  05:03 Roberts Substitution replaced by Rivers 
  05:03 Smith Substitution replaced by Ajinca 
Jones Free Throw 1 of 1 Missed  05:03  
  05:01 Ajinca Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  04:39 Rivers Jump Shot: Missed 
  04:38 Rivers Rebound (Off:2 Def:0) 
Lin Foul: Personal (1 PF)  04:37  
  04:29 Miller Turnover : Traveling (1 TO) 
Lin Jump Shot: Missed  04:11  
  04:10 Miller Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
Lin Foul: Personal (2 PF)  04:06  
  03:51 Stiemsma Jump Shot: Missed Block: Jones (5 BLK) 
  03:50 Stiemsma Rebound (Off:3 Def:0) 
  03:48
[NOP 70-68]
Stiemsma Putback Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Harden 3pt Shot: Missed  03:29  
  03:28 Gordon Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
Howard Foul: Personal (4 PF)  03:20  
Howard Substitution replaced by Motiejunas  03:20  
  03:11 Rivers Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Jones (1 ST) 
  03:11 Jump Ball Rivers vs Jones (Parsons gains possession) 
Motiejunas Jump Shot: Missed Block: Ajinca (1 BLK)  02:48  
Motiejunas Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  02:48  
Jones Jump Shot: Missed Block: Stiemsma (1 BLK)  02:48  
  02:46 Rivers Rebound (Off:2 Def:1) 
Lin Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA)  02:41  
Team Timeout : Regular  02:41  
Lin Substitution replaced by Canaan  02:41  
  02:41
[NOP 71-68]
Gordon Free Throw 1 of 2 (26 PTS) 
  02:41
[NOP 72-68]
Gordon Free Throw 2 of 2 (27 PTS) 
Harden Jump Shot: Missed  02:18  
  02:15 Stiemsma Rebound (Off:3 Def:1) 
  02:01 Rivers Jump Shot: Missed Block: Parsons (1 BLK) 
Parsons Rebound (Off:0 Def:6)  01:59  
Parsons Layup Shot: Missed Block: Ajinca (2 BLK)  01:57  
Jones Rebound (Off:2 Def:4)  01:57  
  01:57 Ajinca Foul: Shooting (4 PF) (2 FTA) 
Jones Free Throw 1 of 2 (19 PTS)  01:57
[HOU 69-72]
 
Jones Free Throw 2 of 2 (20 PTS)  01:57
[HOU 70-72]
 
  01:38 Miller Jump Shot: Missed 
  01:37 Stiemsma Rebound (Off:4 Def:1) 
  01:33
[NOP 75-70]
Gordon 3pt Shot: Made (30 PTS) Assist: Miller (1 AST) 
  01:20 Ajinca Foul: Shooting (5 PF) (2 FTA) 
Motiejunas Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  01:20  
Team Rebound  01:20  
Parsons Substitution replaced by Garcia  01:20  
Motiejunas Free Throw 2 of 2 (6 PTS)  01:20
[HOU 71-75]
 
Canaan Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA)  01:04  
  01:04
[NOP 76-71]
Rivers Free Throw 1 of 2 (6 PTS) 
  01:04 Ajinca Substitution replaced by Withey 
  01:04 Rivers Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
  01:02 Rivers Rebound (Off:3 Def:1) 
  00:59.4
[NOP 79-71]
Gordon 3pt Shot: Made (33 PTS) Assist: Rivers (1 AST) 
Harden 3pt Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Jones (1 AST)  00:47.2
[HOU 74-79]
 
  00:28.0
[NOP 81-74]
Miller Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Rivers (2 AST) 
Harden Jump Shot: Missed Block: Stiemsma (2 BLK)  00:04.1  
Team Rebound  00:04.0  
Team Turnover : Shot Clock Turnover  00:04.0  
  00:04.0 Withey Substitution replaced by Morrow 
  00:02.5 Gordon 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:00.0 Team Rebound 
End of 3rd Quarter
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Start of 4th QuarterBack to Top
Canaan 3pt Shot: Missed  11:42  
  11:41 Team Rebound 
Garcia Foul: Loose Ball (2 PF)  11:41  
  11:24
[NOP 83-74]
Smith Jump Shot: Made (8 PTS) 
Howard Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Miller (1 ST)  11:09  
  10:57 Smith Jump Shot: Missed 
Howard Rebound (Off:3 Def:3)  10:56  
  10:48 Miller Foul: Personal (3 PF) 
Parsons Jump Shot: Missed Block: Miller (1 BLK)  10:33  
  10:32 Smith Rebound (Off:1 Def:5) 
Canaan Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA)  10:20  
  10:20 Rivers Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  10:20 Team Rebound 
  10:20 Rivers Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Motiejunas Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  10:18  
Motiejunas Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Howard (2 AST)  10:06
[HOU 76-83]
 
  09:45 Miller Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Howard (2 ST) 
Parsons Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO)  09:36  
  09:21 Smith Foul: Offensive Charge (5 PF) 
  09:21 Smith Turnover : Foul (2 TO) 
  09:21 Smith Substitution replaced by Davis 
  09:14 Miller Foul: Personal (4 PF) 
Howard Hook Shot: Missed  09:03  
  09:01 Davis Rebound (Off:0 Def:6) 
Motiejunas Foul: Shooting (4 PF) (2 FTA)  08:45  
  08:45  
Canaan Substitution replaced by Lin  08:45  
Garcia Substitution replaced by Harden  08:45  
  08:45
[NOP 84-76]
Davis Free Throw 1 of 2 (15 PTS) 
  08:45 Davis Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Motiejunas Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  08:44  
  08:34 Stiemsma Foul: Shooting (4 PF) (2 FTA) 
Howard Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  08:34  
Team Rebound  08:34  
  08:34 Morrow Substitution replaced by Gordon 
Howard Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  08:34  
  08:29 Miller Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
Howard Foul: Shooting (5 PF) (2 FTA)  08:09  
  08:09
[NOP 85-76]
Davis Free Throw 1 of 2 (16 PTS) 
Howard Substitution replaced by Jones  08:09  
  08:09
[NOP 86-76]
Davis Free Throw 2 of 2 (17 PTS) 
Jones Jump Shot: Made (22 PTS) Assist: Lin (4 AST)  07:51
[HOU 78-86]
 
  07:30 Davis Jump Shot: Missed Block: Motiejunas (1 BLK) 
Jones Rebound (Off:2 Def:5)  07:29  
Motiejunas Hook Shot: Made (10 PTS)  07:18
[HOU 80-86]
 
  06:54
[NOP 88-80]
Davis Jump Shot: Made (19 PTS) Assist: Miller (2 AST) 
Harden Driving Layup Shot: Made (16 PTS)  06:46
[HOU 82-88]
 
Motiejunas Foul: Shooting Block (5 PF) (2 FTA)  06:26  
  06:26
[NOP 89-82]
Davis Free Throw 1 of 2 (20 PTS) 
  06:26 Rivers Substitution replaced by Roberts 
Motiejunas Substitution replaced by Howard  06:26  
  06:26
[NOP 90-82]
Davis Free Throw 2 of 2 (21 PTS) 
Jones Driving Layup Shot: Made (24 PTS)  06:20
[HOU 84-90]
 
  06:20 Stiemsma Foul: Shooting (5 PF) (1 FTA) 
Jones Free Throw 1 of 1 (25 PTS)  06:20
[HOU 85-90]
 
  06:01 Miller 3pt Shot: Missed 
Parsons Rebound (Off:0 Def:7)  05:59  
Howard Turnover : Lost Ball (3 TO) Steal:Gordon (1 ST)  05:47  
  05:40
[NOP 92-85]
Gordon Jump Shot: Made (35 PTS) 
  05:25 Team Timeout : Regular 
Parsons Jump Shot: Missed  05:17  
Howard Rebound (Off:4 Def:3)  05:15  
  05:07 Roberts Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Howard Free Throw 1 of 2 (10 PTS)  05:07
[HOU 86-92]
 
Howard Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  05:07  
  05:05 Stiemsma Rebound (Off:4 Def:2) 
  04:45 Roberts Jump Shot: Missed 
  04:44 Davis Rebound (Off:1 Def:6) 
  04:41
[NOP 94-86]
Davis Dunk Shot: Made (23 PTS) 
Harden Turnover : Lost Ball (3 TO) Steal:Stiemsma (1 ST)  04:29  
  04:27 Miller Turnover : Poss Lost Ball Turnover (3 TO) Steal:Harden (2 ST) 
  04:27 Stiemsma Foul: Loose Ball (6 PF) (2 FTA) 
  04:27 Stiemsma Substitution replaced by Smith 
Harden Free Throw 1 of 2 (17 PTS)  04:27
[HOU 87-94]
 
Harden Free Throw 2 of 2 (18 PTS)  04:27
[HOU 88-94]
 
  04:04
[NOP 96-88]
Smith Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Miller (3 AST) 
Lin Driving Layup Shot: Made (13 PTS)  03:53
[HOU 90-96]
 
  03:30 Davis Jump Shot: Missed 
Howard Rebound (Off:4 Def:4)  03:29  
Howard Alley Oop Dunk Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Harden (7 AST)  03:20
[HOU 92-96]
 
  03:06
[NOP 98-92]
Roberts Driving Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS) 
Lin Foul: Shooting (4 PF) (1 FTA)  03:06  
  03:06
[NOP 99-92]
Roberts Free Throw 1 of 1 (10 PTS) 
Harden Driving Layup Shot: Made (20 PTS)  02:50
[HOU 94-99]
 
  02:39 Smith Jump Shot: Missed Block: Jones (6 BLK) 
Howard Rebound (Off:4 Def:5)  02:37  
Harden Foul: Offensive Charge (3 PF)  02:29  
Harden Turnover : Foul (4 TO)  02:29  
Team Timeout : Regular  02:29  
  02:13 Davis Layup Shot: Missed Block: Howard (3 BLK) 
Howard Rebound (Off:4 Def:6)  02:12  
  02:09 Gordon Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Harden Free Throw 1 of 2 (21 PTS)  02:09
[HOU 95-99]
 
Harden Free Throw 2 of 2 (22 PTS)  02:09
[HOU 96-99]
 
  01:54 Roberts Jump Shot: Missed 
Jones Rebound (Off:2 Def:6)  01:53  
Parsons Jump Shot: Made (16 PTS)  01:33
[HOU 98-99]
 
  01:17 Gordon Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) 
Team Timeout : Regular  01:17  
  00:57.8 Roberts Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Harden Free Throw 1 of 2 (23 PTS)  00:57.8
[HOU 99-99]
 
Harden Free Throw 2 of 2 (24 PTS)  00:57.8
[HOU 100-99]
 
Jones Foul: Shooting (4 PF) (2 FTA)  00:47.0  
  00:47.0 Davis Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  00:47.0 Team Rebound 
  00:47.0 Roberts Substitution replaced by Rivers 
  00:47.0
[NOP 100-100]
Davis Free Throw 2 of 2 (24 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Short  00:47.0  
Harden Step Back Jump shot: Made (26 PTS)  00:28.0
[HOU 102-100]
 
  00:28.0 Team Timeout : Regular 
  00:28.0 Rivers Substitution replaced by Roberts 
  00:12.9 Smith Jump Shot: Missed 
Parsons Rebound (Off:0 Def:8)  00:11.2  
  00:11.2 Roberts Foul: Personal (3 PF) (2 FTA) 
Parsons Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  00:11.2  
Team Rebound  00:11.2  
Parsons Free Throw 2 of 2 (17 PTS)  00:11.2
[HOU 103-100]
 
  00:11.2 Team Timeout : Short 
  00:02.9 Miller 3pt Shot: Missed 
Howard Rebound (Off:4 Def:7)  00:00.9  
End of 4th Quarter
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standings
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l
l10
h
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HOU
2nd Southwest
54
28
5-5
33-8
21-20
NOP
5th Southwest
34
48
2-8
22-19
12-29
 
ppg
rpg
apg
bpg
spg
HOU
2 players 26.8
2 players 13.7
2 players 5.8
2 players 2.8
2 players 2.0
NOP
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