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Notebook: Hornets 88, Rockets 79


Bradley Handwerger, for NBA.com
Posted Wed Jan 09, 2013 11:21 PM - Updated Wed Jan 09, 2013 11:21 PM

THE FACTS: The New Orleans Hornets roared back from a 10-point third-quarter deficit to push past the Houston Rockets 88-79 Wednesday night, winning their third consecutive game.

And they did it behind reserve Roger Mason Jr.'s 15 fourth-quarter points, which started a 22-2 run that clenched the game for New Orleans, its third straight win. Mason finished with 17 points in the game two nights after not playing at all against San Antonio.

Mason also helped shut down Houston's James Harden defensively in the final frame, keeping the Rockets' energetic guard to only three points in the fourth.

New Orleans' three straight wins is a season high, and all three victories have come over Texas teams, the previous two being a 95-88 win over San Antonio and a 99-96 overtime win at Dallas.

New Orleans managed the shocking fourth quarter, in which it outscored the Rockets 28-10, without either Anthony Davis or Robin Lopez on the floor as Hornets coach Monty Williams went with a smaller, quicker lineup to combat Houston.

The key to the comeback was keeping Houston from getting easy shots. The Rockets were just 4 of 19 in the final 12 minutes and turned the ball over four times.

Harden finished with a game-high 25 points for Houston.

Greivis Vasquez finished with 17 points and 11 assists while Jason Smith added 17 points and 10 rebounds to go with three blocked shots.

QUOTABLE: "There was such a good flow going that once I got Eric (Gordon) back in the game. They just seemed to click a little bit. You just don't want to mess with it. As a young coach, I don't want to over coach the game and start doing things that are going to start messing up the rhythm."
-- The Hornets' Williams on the decision to keep Davis and Lopez on the bench in the fourth quarter.

THE STAT: 5. The combined points of New Orleans' two leading scorers on the season. Gordon scored five points on 2 of 12 shooting while Ryan Anderson didn't score at all, missing on all seven shots he took. Coming into Wednesday night's game, Gordon was averaging 18 points while Anderson was at 17 per game.

TURNING POINT: New Orleans gave up a 13-2 run early in the third quarter that appeared to put the game out of reach. And then Mason entered. The reserve guard scored nine points in the opening six minutes of the fourth and turned the game around. Two long jumpers and a 3-pointer pulled the Hornets to within 69-68. After a Toney Douglas jumper for Houston and two Brian Roberts free throws, Mason gave the Hornets a lead on another 3-pointer, an advantage New Orleans would never give up.

QUOTABLE II: "A lot of what we did was self-inflicted. I'm not worried about the shots. It's the turnovers and not keeping them off the glass that hurt us."
-- Rockets coach Kevin McHale on what made a difference Wednesday.

NOT: Houston didn't get much production from its starting forwards with Chandler Parson and Marcus Morris as they went a combined 5-of-16 for 15 points. Parson was just 2-of-7 from 3-point range and missed several long-range shots down the stretch that contributed to the Rockets' defeat.

NOTABLE: New Orleans has won three straight against Southwest Division opponents in consecutive games for the first time since joining the division. ... Houston's Harden extended his streak of scoring at least 25 points to 14 games, setting a Rockets franchise record, besting the previous record of 13 held by Moses Malone in 1982. ... For the 10th time this season, the Hornets' Vasquez scored at least 10 points, had at least 10 assists and made one 3-point shot. The only other players in Hornets' history to do that were Chris Paul, Kenny Anderson and Baron Davis. ... Houston has lost 12 consecutive road games to Southwest Division opponents

UP NEXT: For the Hornets, Friday vs. Minnesota, Sunday @ New York, Tuesday @ Philadelphia. For the Rockets, Friday @ Boston, Saturday @ Philadelphia, Tuesday vs. Clippers.

HOU
NOH
   
    • 40.0%

    • 41.7%

    • 33.3%

    • 26.3%

    • 76.9%

    • 81.2%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
HOUNOH
Total Rebounds3946
Offensive Rebounds1016
Turnovers2216
Fast Break Pts:158
Biggest Lead:1111
Points in the Paint:3636
HOUNOH
pHarden   253 players   17
rbPatterson   102 players   10
aLin   5Vasquez   11
sLin   52 players   3
b3 players   1Smith   3
 
  • 11/14 - NOH 96 @ HOU 100
  • 01/02 - NOH 92 @ HOU 104
  • 01/09 - HOU 79 @ NOH 88
  • 01/25 - HOU 100 @ NOH 82
Houston Rockets (21-19)
field goalsrebounds
 posminfgm-a3pm-aftm-a+/-offdeftotastpfsttobsbapts
C. ParsonsF35:583-102-70-0-143581014008
M. MorrisF20:232-62-31-2+40112202017
O. AsikC26:274-60-00-0+82681201108
J. HardenG40:359-182-45-6+204434170225
J. LinG41:344-121-40-0-181455255049
P. Patterson 27:373-80-20-0-1337101400126
C. Delfino 25:593-102-61-2-140111311019
T. Douglas 15:412-40-13-3-50111111007
G. Smith 05:460-10-00-0+51010201100
C. AldrichDNP - Coach's Decision
J. AndersonDNP - Coach's Decision
D. MotiejunasDNP - Coach's Decision
Totals 24030-759-2710-13 102939152092231079
 40.0%33.3%76.9% team rebs: 8total to: 23
New Orleans Hornets (13-26)
field goalsrebounds
 posminfgm-a3pm-aftm-a+/-offdeftotastpfsttobsbapts
A. AminuF25:122-70-00-0-1046100223104
A. DavisF-C19:003-50-00-0-31231130206
R. LopezC22:286-90-02-2030303122014
E. GordonG27:362-120-41-2+20116105015
G. VasquezG36:577-132-31-20044112340117
A. Rivers 19:330-50-30-0+40330311100
R. Anderson 27:180-70-40-0+91450000000
J. Smith 27:146-130-05-6+12641034013017
B. Roberts 11:541-30-22-2+120003000004
L. Thomas 06:372-30-00-0+11121000014
R. Mason Jr. 16:116-73-32-2+1805511101017
X. HenryDNP - Coach's Decision
D. SloanDNP - Coach's Decision
Totals 24035-845-1913-16 1630462617111610388
 41.7%26.3%81.2% team rebs: 7total to: 16

inactive

  • Rockets: Beverley, Jones, White
  • Hornets: Miller

technical fouls

  • Rockets: --
  • Hornets: --

scoring

  • Lead Changes: 10
  • Times Tied: 6

arena stats

  • Arena: New Orleans Arena, New Orleans, LA
  • Officials: #24 Mike Callahan, #18 Matt Boland, #7 Kevin Fehr
  • Attendance: 11453
  • Duration: 2:04
Houston Rockets (21-15) New Orleans Hornets (10-25)
Start of 1st Quarter
(12:00) Jump Ball Lopez vs Asik (Lin gains possession)
Parsons 3pt Shot: Missed  11:45  
  11:44 Vasquez Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  11:28 Vasquez Jump Shot: Missed 
  11:27 Aminu Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  11:12 Gordon Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
Asik Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  11:11  
Asik Layup Shot: Missed  11:00  
  10:59 Aminu Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  10:47
[NOH 2-0]
Lopez Fadeaway Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Vasquez (1 AST) 
  10:34 Lopez Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Harden Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  10:34
[HOU 1-2]
 
Harden Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS)  10:34
[HOU 2-2]
 
  10:23 Gordon Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Lin (1 ST) 
Parsons 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Lin (1 AST)  10:13
[HOU 5-2]
 
  10:03
[NOH 4-5]
Lopez Dunk Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Vasquez (2 AST) 
Lin Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Davis (1 ST)  09:53  
  09:47
[NOH 6-5]
Gordon Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Davis (1 AST) 
Morris 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Asik (1 AST)  09:35
[HOU 8-6]
 
  09:16 Gordon Turnover : Step Out of Bounds Turnover (2 TO) 
Lin 3pt Shot: Missed  09:01  
  09:00 Aminu Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  08:38
[NOH 8-8]
Lopez Turnaround Fadeaway shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Vasquez (3 AST) 
  08:21 Gordon Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
Morris Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO)  08:16  
  07:53 Davis Jump Shot: Missed 
Lin Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  07:50  
Lin Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Vasquez (1 ST)  07:49  
  07:49 Jump Ball Vasquez vs Lin (Gordon gains possession) 
  07:33 Gordon Jump Shot: Missed 
Lin Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  07:32  
Lin Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS)  07:26
[HOU 10-8]
 
  07:18
[NOH 10-10]
Lopez Alley Oop Layup shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Vasquez (4 AST) 
Parsons Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Davis (2 ST)  07:02  
  06:49
[NOH 12-10]
Vasquez Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Parsons 3pt Shot: Missed  06:29  
  06:28 Vasquez Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  06:18
[NOH 14-10]
Davis Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Vasquez (5 AST) 
Morris 3pt Shot: Missed  05:51  
  05:49 Aminu Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  05:39 Lopez Jump Shot: Missed 
Harden Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  05:38  
Harden Jump Shot: Missed Block: Aminu (1 BLK)  05:23  
  05:22 Davis Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  05:21 Team Timeout : Regular 
Morris Foul: Personal (1 PF)  05:12  
  05:04 Gordon Driving Reverse Layup Shot: Missed 
Asik Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  05:03  
Lin Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Aminu (1 ST)  04:59  
  04:41 Aminu Jump Shot: Missed 
Morris Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  04:41  
Asik Foul: Offensive (1 PF)  04:35  
Asik Turnover : Foul (1 TO)  04:35  
Morris Substitution replaced by Patterson  04:35  
  04:35 Gordon Substitution replaced by Rivers 
  04:35 Davis Substitution replaced by Anderson 
  04:13 Anderson 3pt Shot: Missed 
  04:11 Aminu Rebound (Off:2 Def:3) 
  03:57
[NOH 16-10]
Vasquez Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Harden Foul: Offensive Charge (1 PF)  03:38  
Harden Turnover : Foul (1 TO)  03:38  
Parsons Substitution replaced by Delfino  03:38  
  03:18 Lopez Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Delfino (1 ST) 
Harden 3pt Shot: Missed  03:10  
Lin Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  03:08  
Delfino Fadeaway Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS)  03:03
[HOU 12-16]
 
  02:49 Aminu Foul: Offensive (1 PF) 
  02:49 Aminu Turnover : Foul (1 TO) 
Team Timeout : Regular  02:49  
Asik Substitution replaced by Douglas  02:49  
Lin Substitution replaced by Smith  02:49  
  02:49 Lopez Substitution replaced by Smith 
Delfino Step Back Jump shot: Missed  02:35  
  02:34 Team Rebound 
  02:19 Smith Jump Shot: Missed 
Harden Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  02:18  
Harden Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Aminu (2 ST)  02:07  
  02:01 Aminu Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Douglas (1 ST) 
Harden Dunk Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Patterson (1 AST)  01:55
[HOU 14-16]
 
  01:39
[NOH 18-14]
Vasquez Floating Jump shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Harden 3pt Shot: Made (7 PTS)  01:16
[HOU 17-18]
 
  01:04 Aminu Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (3 TO) 
  01:04 Vasquez Substitution replaced by Roberts 
  01:04 Aminu Substitution replaced by Thomas 
Patterson 3pt Shot: Missed  00:58.9  
  00:57.4 Thomas Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  00:45.8 Roberts 3pt Shot: Missed 
Patterson Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  00:44.5  
Harden Running Jump Shot: Made (9 PTS)  00:35.5
[HOU 19-18]
 
Patterson Foul: Personal (1 PF)  00:28.5  
  00:13.6 Thomas Jump Shot: Missed Block: Smith (1 BLK) 
  00:13.6 Team Rebound 
  00:10.9 Rivers 3pt Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  00:10.0  
  00:03.8 Rivers Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
  00:00.5 Smith Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (3 FTA) 
Douglas Free Throw 1 of 3 (1 PTS)  00:00.5
[HOU 20-18]
 
Douglas Free Throw 2 of 3 (2 PTS)  00:00.5
[HOU 21-18]
 
Douglas Free Throw 3 of 3 (3 PTS)  00:00.5
[HOU 22-18]
 
End of 1st Quarter
Houston Rockets (21-15) New Orleans Hornets (10-25)
Start of 2nd QuarterBack to Top
  11:45 Rivers Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
  11:44 Smith Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  11:43 Smith Jump Shot: Missed 
  11:42 Smith Rebound (Off:2 Def:0) 
  11:41
[NOH 20-22]
Smith Putback Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Delfino 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Lin (2 AST)  11:21
[HOU 25-20]
 
  11:01 Smith Jump Shot: Missed 
Douglas Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  11:00  
Patterson Jump Shot: Missed  10:44  
Team Rebound  10:44  
Lin Layup Shot: Missed  10:37  
Smith Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  10:36  
Smith Tip Shot: Missed  10:36  
Team Rebound  10:34  
Smith Foul: Offensive (1 PF)  10:29  
Smith Turnover : Foul (1 TO)  10:29  
  10:13
[NOH 22-25]
Smith Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Thomas (1 AST) 
Patterson Jump Shot: Missed Block: Smith (1 BLK)  10:00  
  09:58 Anderson Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
Delfino Foul: Shooting Block (1 PF) (2 FTA)  09:49  
  09:49
[NOH 23-25]
Smith Free Throw 1 of 2 (5 PTS) 
  09:49
[NOH 24-25]
Smith Free Throw 2 of 2 (6 PTS) 
Douglas Running Jump Shot: Missed  09:43  
  09:40 Anderson Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  09:17 Rivers 3pt Shot: Missed 
  09:16 Smith Rebound (Off:3 Def:0) 
Smith Foul: Personal (2 PF)  09:03  
Smith Substitution replaced by Parsons  09:03  
  08:55 Smith Jump Shot: Missed 
  08:53 Thomas Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  08:51
[NOH 26-25]
Thomas Putback Slam Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Delfino Jump Shot: Missed  08:33  
  08:32 Rivers Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  08:18
[NOH 28-25]
Thomas Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Smith (1 AST) 
Patterson Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Delfino (1 AST)  08:02
[HOU 27-28]
 
  07:47  
Douglas Substitution replaced by Harden  07:47  
  07:36 Anderson Fadeaway Jump Shot: Missed 
Patterson Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  07:34  
Delfino Jump Shot: Missed Block: Smith (2 BLK)  07:17  
Parsons Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  07:16  
Parsons Driving Finger Roll Layup Shot: Missed  07:13  
Parsons Rebound (Off:2 Def:0)  07:11  
  07:03 Smith Foul: Personal (2 PF) 
  07:03 Roberts Substitution replaced by Vasquez 
  07:03 Rivers Substitution replaced by Gordon 
  07:03 Smith Substitution replaced by Davis 
Team Turnover : Shot Clock Turnover  06:46  
Lin Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  06:27  
  06:27 Vasquez Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  06:27 Team Rebound 
  06:27 Thomas Substitution replaced by Aminu 
  06:27
[NOH 29-27]
Vasquez Free Throw 2 of 2 (7 PTS) 
Lin Layup Shot: Missed Block: Davis (1 BLK)  06:09  
  06:09 Team Rebound 
  05:54 Gordon Driving Bank shot: Missed 
Delfino Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  05:53  
Parsons Layup Shot: Missed  05:47  
Patterson Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  05:46  
  05:42 Team Timeout : Regular 
Delfino Substitution replaced by Morris  05:42  
Patterson Substitution replaced by Asik  05:42  
Harden Floating Jump shot: Made (11 PTS)  05:27
[HOU 29-29]
 
  05:11 Anderson 3pt Shot: Missed 
  05:10 Davis Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  04:59 Vasquez Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
Asik Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  04:57  
Lin 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Harden (1 AST)  04:46
[HOU 32-29]
 
  04:22
[NOH 31-32]
Davis Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Gordon (1 AST) 
Morris Driving Reverse Layup Shot: Missed  03:59  
  03:58 Davis Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  03:46 Gordon 3pt Shot: Missed 
Parsons Rebound (Off:2 Def:1)  03:45  
  03:41 Aminu Foul: Personal (2 PF) 
  03:41 Anderson Substitution replaced by Lopez 
Harden Jump Shot: Missed  03:34  
Parsons Rebound (Off:3 Def:1)  03:33  
Lin 3pt Shot: Missed  03:29  
Team Rebound  03:29  
  03:29 Lopez Foul: Loose Ball (2 PF) 
Harden Driving Layup Shot: Made (13 PTS)  03:22
[HOU 34-31]
 
Morris Foul: Personal (2 PF)  03:14  
  03:02 Vasquez Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) 
Morris Jump Shot: Missed Block: Davis (2 BLK)  02:52  
  02:51 Vasquez Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  02:45 Aminu Running Bank shot: Missed 
  02:44 Aminu Rebound (Off:3 Def:3) 
  02:36 Aminu Jump Shot: Missed 
Harden Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  02:35  
Harden Foul: Offensive (2 PF)  02:31  
Harden Turnover : Foul (3 TO)  02:31  
Team Timeout : Regular  02:31  
  02:11 Lopez Hook Shot: Missed 
  02:08 Lopez Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  02:06 Lopez Hook Shot: Missed 
  02:05 Aminu Rebound (Off:4 Def:3) 
  02:04
[NOH 33-34]
Aminu Putback Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Morris Turnover : Traveling (2 TO)  01:43  
Morris Substitution replaced by Patterson  01:43  
Patterson Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA)  01:27  
  01:27
[NOH 34-34]
Gordon Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS) 
  01:27 Gordon Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Patterson Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  01:26  
Harden Turnover : Step Out of Bounds Turnover (4 TO)  01:06  
  00:51.9 Vasquez Jump Shot: Missed 
  00:50.4 Lopez Rebound (Off:2 Def:0) 
  00:47.9 Vasquez 3pt Shot: Missed 
Parsons Rebound (Off:3 Def:2)  00:46.7  
Harden Driving Bank shot: Made (15 PTS)  00:30.9
[HOU 36-34]
 
  00:28.2 Vasquez Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Lin (2 ST) 
Lin Foul: Offensive (2 PF)  00:25.9  
Lin Turnover : Foul (4 TO)  00:25.9  
  00:25.9 Aminu Substitution replaced by Anderson 
  00:25.9 Lopez Substitution replaced by Mason Jr. 
Asik Substitution replaced by Delfino  00:25.9  
  00:12.8 Gordon Layup Shot: Missed Block: Patterson (1 BLK) 
  00:11.2 Team Rebound 
  00:02.9 Gordon 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:01.8 Anderson Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
End of 2nd Quarter
Houston Rockets (21-15) New Orleans Hornets (10-25)
Start of 3rd QuarterBack to Top
  11:41
[NOH 36-36]
Lopez Slam Dunk Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Vasquez (6 AST) 
Parsons Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (2 TO)  11:18  
  11:07
[NOH 38-36]
Vasquez Running Bank shot: Made (9 PTS) 
Morris 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Lin (3 AST)  10:58
[HOU 39-38]
 
  10:44 Vasquez Foul: Offensive Charge (1 PF) 
  10:44 Vasquez Turnover : Foul (3 TO) 
  10:38 Davis Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Morris Free Throw 1 of 2 (7 PTS)  10:38
[HOU 40-38]
 
Morris Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  10:38  
  10:37 Aminu Rebound (Off:4 Def:4) 
  10:24 Gordon 3pt Shot: Missed 
Asik Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  10:23  
Asik Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Morris (1 AST)  10:07
[HOU 42-38]
 
  09:48 Davis Layup Shot: Missed 
Asik Rebound (Off:0 Def:5)  09:47  
Parsons Layup Shot: Made (5 PTS)  09:42
[HOU 44-38]
 
  09:20 Gordon Turnover : Lost Ball (3 TO) Steal:Lin (3 ST) 
Lin Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS)  09:17
[HOU 46-38]
 
  09:16 Team Timeout : Regular 
  08:59 Aminu Jump Shot: Missed 
Lin Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  08:57  
Parsons 3pt Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Lin (4 AST)  08:37
[HOU 49-38]
 
  08:07
[NOH 41-49]
Vasquez 3pt Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Gordon (2 AST) 
Parsons Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Davis (3 ST)  07:53  
  07:47
[NOH 43-49]
Davis Alley Oop Dunk Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Vasquez (7 AST) 
Harden Jump Shot: Missed Block: Lopez (1 BLK)  07:34  
  07:33 Aminu Rebound (Off:4 Def:5) 
  07:28 Gordon 3pt Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  07:28  
  07:28 Lopez Foul: Loose Ball (3 PF) 
  07:28 Davis Substitution replaced by Smith 
Morris Jump Shot: Missed  07:14  
  07:14 Team Rebound 
  07:00 Vasquez Driving Layup Shot: Missed Block: Asik (1 BLK) 
  07:00 Team Rebound 
  06:51
[NOH 45-49]
Aminu Driving Jump shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Vasquez (8 AST) 
Asik Hook Shot: Made (4 PTS)  06:28
[HOU 51-45]
 
  06:17 Lopez Turnover : Traveling (2 TO) 
Harden Floating Jump shot: Made (17 PTS)  05:54
[HOU 53-45]
 
  05:44
[NOH 47-53]
Smith Jump Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Gordon (3 AST) 
Asik Dunk Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Lin (5 AST)  05:31
[HOU 55-47]
 
  05:18 Aminu Jump Shot: Missed 
Parsons Rebound (Off:3 Def:3)  05:17  
Lin Turnover : Bad Pass (5 TO) Steal:Vasquez (2 ST)  05:10  
  05:01 Gordon Layup Shot: Missed 
  04:59 Smith Rebound (Off:4 Def:0) 
  04:59 Smith Layup Shot: Missed 
Asik Rebound (Off:0 Def:6)  04:59  
  04:59 Smith Foul: Personal (3 PF) 
  04:59 Gordon Substitution replaced by Rivers 
Harden 3pt Shot: Made (20 PTS)  04:40
[HOU 58-47]
 
  04:19
[NOH 49-58]
Lopez Layup Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Vasquez (9 AST) 
Harden Jump Shot: Missed  04:07  
Asik Rebound (Off:1 Def:6)  04:05  
Lin Layup Shot: Missed Block: Lopez (2 BLK)  03:57  
Asik Rebound (Off:2 Def:6)  03:54  
Asik Layup Shot: Missed  03:53  
  03:52 Aminu Rebound (Off:4 Def:6) 
  03:48 Rivers Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Parsons (1 ST) 
Harden Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (5 TO)  03:45  
  03:45 Aminu Substitution replaced by Mason Jr. 
Parsons Substitution replaced by Delfino  03:37  
Lin Substitution replaced by Douglas  03:37  
  03:34
[NOH 51-58]
Vasquez Floating Jump shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Mason Jr. (1 AST) 
Asik Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Morris (2 AST)  03:15
[HOU 60-51]
 
  03:03 Rivers 3pt Shot: Missed 
  03:01 Lopez Rebound (Off:3 Def:0) 
Asik Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA)  03:01  
  03:01
[NOH 52-60]
Lopez Free Throw 1 of 2 (13 PTS) 
Morris Substitution replaced by Patterson  03:01  
  03:01
[NOH 53-60]
Lopez Free Throw 2 of 2 (14 PTS) 
Douglas 3pt Shot: Missed  02:41  
Patterson Rebound (Off:2 Def:3)  02:40  
Patterson Reverse Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS)  02:38
[HOU 62-53]
 
  02:22
[NOH 55-62]
Smith Jump Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Vasquez (10 AST) 
Douglas Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Lopez (1 ST)  02:04  
Harden Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA)  01:58  
Team Timeout : Regular  01:58  
  01:58 Lopez Substitution replaced by Anderson 
  01:58
[NOH 56-62]
Smith Free Throw 1 of 2 (11 PTS) 
  01:58
[NOH 57-62]
Smith Free Throw 2 of 2 (12 PTS) 
  01:39 Rivers Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Harden Free Throw 1 of 2 (21 PTS)  01:39
[HOU 63-57]
 
Harden Free Throw 2 of 2 (22 PTS)  01:39
[HOU 64-57]
 
  01:20
[NOH 59-64]
Mason Jr. Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Vasquez (11 AST) 
Delfino 3pt Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Douglas (1 AST)  01:00
[HOU 67-59]
 
  00:45.9 Mason Jr. Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
Patterson Rebound (Off:2 Def:4)  00:43.9  
Douglas Layup Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Harden (2 AST)  00:41.9
[HOU 69-59]
 
  00:23.9 Vasquez Jump Shot: Missed 
Harden Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  00:22.8  
Harden 3pt Shot: Missed  00:01.4  
  00:00.5 Smith Rebound (Off:4 Def:1) 
End of 3rd Quarter
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Patterson 3pt Shot: Missed  11:44  
  11:43 Anderson Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  11:22 Anderson Jump Shot: Missed 
Patterson Rebound (Off:2 Def:5)  11:21  
Patterson Jump Shot: Missed Block: Smith (3 BLK)  11:11  
  11:10 Mason Jr. Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  10:54 Rivers Layup Shot: Missed 
Patterson Rebound (Off:2 Def:6)  10:54  
  10:54 Rivers Foul: Loose Ball (3 PF) 
Delfino 3pt Shot: Missed  10:32  
  10:31 Rivers Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  10:18
[NOH 61-69]
Roberts Floating Jump shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Parsons Turnover : Traveling (4 TO)  10:06  
  09:43 Smith Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Lin (4 ST) 
Parsons 3pt Shot: Missed  09:36  
  09:34 Rivers Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
  09:17
[NOH 63-69]
Mason Jr. Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Roberts (1 AST) 
Lin Layup Shot: Missed Block: Rivers (1 BLK)  09:06  
  09:03 Mason Jr. Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  08:52 Anderson 3pt Shot: Missed 
  08:51 Smith Rebound (Off:5 Def:1) 
  08:48
[NOH 65-69]
Mason Jr. Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Smith (2 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  08:48  
Parsons Substitution replaced by Harden  08:48  
Harden Turnover : Lost Ball (6 TO) Steal:Rivers (1 ST)  08:30  
Patterson Foul: Personal (3 PF)  08:25  
  08:16
[NOH 68-69]
Mason Jr. 3pt Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Roberts (2 AST) 
Douglas Driving Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Harden (3 AST)  07:50
[HOU 71-68]
 
  07:31 Anderson 3pt Shot: Missed 
Patterson Rebound (Off:2 Def:7)  07:29  
Lin Jump Shot: Missed Block: Mason Jr. (1 BLK)  07:16  
  07:15 Mason Jr. Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
Douglas Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  06:58  
  06:58
[NOH 69-71]
Roberts Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS) 
Douglas Substitution replaced by Parsons  06:58  
  06:58 Rivers Substitution replaced by Vasquez 
  06:58
[NOH 70-71]
Roberts Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS) 
Lin 3pt Shot: Missed  06:46  
  06:45 Smith Rebound (Off:5 Def:2) 
  06:31
[NOH 73-71]
Mason Jr. 3pt Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Roberts (3 AST) 
Delfino 3pt Shot: Missed  06:19  
  06:19 Mason Jr. Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  06:07 Roberts 3pt Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  06:07  
  06:07 Smith Foul: Loose Ball (4 PF) 
  06:07 Roberts Substitution replaced by Gordon 
Harden Jump Shot: Missed  05:59  
  05:57 Anderson Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  05:39
[NOH 76-71]
Vasquez 3pt Shot: Made (17 PTS) Assist: Gordon (4 AST) 
Team Timeout : Short  05:38  
  05:38  
Harden Driving Layup Shot: Missed  05:18  
  05:17 Gordon Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  04:56
[NOH 78-71]
Gordon Floating Jump shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Smith (3 AST) 
Parsons 3pt Shot: Missed  04:36  
  04:35 Mason Jr. Rebound (Off:0 Def:5) 
  04:19
[NOH 81-71]
Mason Jr. 3pt Shot: Made (15 PTS) Assist: Gordon (5 AST) 
Harden Layup Shot: Missed  04:01  
Patterson Rebound (Off:3 Def:7)  04:00  
Patterson Putback Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS)  04:00
[HOU 73-81]
 
  03:43 Gordon Turnover : Step Out of Bounds Turnover (4 TO) 
Delfino 3pt Shot: Missed  03:29  
  03:28 Vasquez Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  03:13
[NOH 83-73]
Smith Jump Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Gordon (6 AST) 
Harden Turnover : Lost Ball (7 TO) Steal:Mason Jr. (1 ST)  02:58  
  02:43 Gordon Turnover : Lost Ball (5 TO) Steal:Harden (1 ST) 
Harden Layup Shot: Made (24 PTS) Assist: Parsons (1 AST)  02:38
[HOU 75-83]
 
  02:36 Team Timeout : Regular 
  02:21 Smith Jump Shot: Missed 
Parsons Rebound (Off:3 Def:4)  02:20  
Delfino 3pt Shot: Missed  02:07  
  02:06 Smith Rebound (Off:5 Def:3) 
Patterson Foul: Loose Ball (4 PF)  02:06  
  01:44 Vasquez Turnover : Lost Ball (4 TO) Steal:Lin (5 ST) 
Delfino Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Vasquez (3 ST)  01:28  
Delfino Foul: Personal (2 PF)  01:28  
  01:07 Anderson Jump Shot: Missed 
Lin Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  01:06  
Parsons 3pt Shot: Missed  00:58.9  
  00:55.3 Smith Rebound (Off:5 Def:4) 
Harden Foul: Personal (4 PF) (2 FTA)  00:55.3  
  00:55.3
[NOH 84-75]
Smith Free Throw 1 of 2 (15 PTS) 
  00:55.3 Smith Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Parsons Rebound (Off:3 Def:5)  00:53.9  
  00:46.9 Mason Jr. Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Delfino Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  00:46.9  
Team Rebound  00:46.9  
Delfino Free Throw 2 of 2 (9 PTS)  00:46.9
[HOU 76-84]
 
  00:25.7 Smith Layup Shot: Missed 
  00:24.9 Smith Rebound (Off:6 Def:4) 
  00:24.9
[NOH 86-76]
Smith Tip Shot: Made (17 PTS) 
  00:15.3 Vasquez Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Harden Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  00:15.3  
Team Rebound  00:15.3  
Harden Free Throw 2 of 2 (25 PTS)  00:15.3
[HOU 77-86]
 
Delfino Foul: Personal (3 PF) (2 FTA)  00:13.2  
  00:13.2
[NOH 87-77]
Mason Jr. Free Throw 1 of 2 (16 PTS) 
  00:13.2
[NOH 88-77]
Mason Jr. Free Throw 2 of 2 (17 PTS) 
Lin Jump Shot: Made (9 PTS)  00:05.5
[HOU 79-88]
 
End of 4th Quarter
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standings
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HOU
3rd Southwest
45
37
6-4
29-12
16-25
NOH
5th Southwest
27
55
2-8
16-25
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
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