Houston 115, Denver 116

May 2, 1986

Conference Semi Finals - Houston wins 4-2

McNichols Sports Arena (Denver, Colorado)

Attendance: 17,022

Officials: Hugh Evans, Paul Mihalak

Team Rebounds: Houston (0) Denver (0)

Technicals: Houston (0) Denver (0)

  1 2 3 4 Final
HOU (51-31) 29 29 29 28 115
DEN (47-35) 30 33 34 19 116

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
HOU 100 114.8 115.8
DEN 100 115.8 114.8

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
HOU .506 0.150 0.333 0.310
DEN .495 0.120 0.381 0.258

Houston Rockets

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
32 Lewis Lloyd Starter PG 35:00 5-12 0-0 5-6 12.0 1.0 3 4 8 0 0 1 4 15
22 Rodney McCray Starter SG 39:00 1-6 0-1 3-4 8.8 0.0 3 3 8 3 0 3 2 5
34 Hakeem Olajuwon Starter PF 40:00 9-17 0-0 13-19 30.6 5.0 6 11 2 6 5 7 1 31
33 Robert Reid Starter SF 36:00 4-7 0-0 1-3 10.9 1.0 3 4 7 4 3 1 4 9
50 Ralph Sampson Starter C 36:00 13-22 0-0 1-2 14.2 2.0 8 10 2 5 0 0 3 27
20 Steve Harris Bench SG 05:00 3-4 0-0 0-0 6.0 2.0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 6
8 Hank McDowell Bench PF 07:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0.2 0.0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
43 Jim Petersen Bench C 13:00 3-6 0-0 1-1 3.4 2.0 1 3 0 3 0 0 0 7
15 Mitchell Wiggins Bench SG 29:00 6-13 0-0 3-3 11.4 2.0 5 7 3 1 0 0 1 15
  Team                                
        240 44-87 0-1 27-38 103.5 15 30 45 31 23 8 12 15 115
          50.6% 0.0% 71.1%                    

Denver Nuggets

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
42 Wayne Cooper Starter PF 18:00 2-5 0-0 3-4 3.5 1.0 3 4 1 5 0 0 0 7
23 T.R. Dunn Starter SG 23:00 0-2 0-0 0-0 0.0 2.0 2 4 0 4 0 0 0 0
2 Alex English Starter SF 39:00 14-23 0-0 5-7 17.4 1.0 1 2 5 3 1 0 2 33
12 Fat Lever Starter PG 32:00 6-12 0-0 0-0 5.5 1.0 2 3 4 4 1 0 3 12
41 Blair Rasmussen Starter C 10:00 0-6 0-0 2-2 3.8 3.0 2 5 2 1 0 1 0 2
5 Mike Evans Bench PG 16:00 5-10 0-1 0-0 5.5 0.0 2 2 1 1 0 1 0 10
24 Bill Hanzlik Bench SF 24:00 7-9 0-0 7-7 15.1 0.0 2 2 4 2 1 0 2 21
33 Calvin Natt Bench SF 31:00 5-10 0-0 3-6 8.5 1.0 5 6 4 1 0 0 3 13
34 Danny Schayes Bench C 22:00 3-9 0-0 2-3 6.9 5.0 3 8 1 5 0 2 1 8
21 Elston Turner Bench SG 25:00 4-7 0-0 2-2 15.5 2.0 4 6 4 1 4 0 1 10
  Team                                
        240 46-93 0-1 24-31 97.6 16 26 42 26 27 7 4 12 116
          49.5% 0.0% 77.4%                    

Houston Rockets Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Lewis Lloyd
16.9p, 4r, 3.7a
Rodney McCray
10.3p, 6.3r, 3.5a
Robert Reid
12p, 3.7r, 2.7a
Hakeem Olajuwon
23.5p, 11.5r, 2a
Ralph Sampson
18.9p, 11.1r, 3.6a
Rotation  
 
Mitchell Wiggins
6.8p, 2r, 1.3a
 
 
 
 
Jim Petersen
6.2p, 4.8r, 1a
Lim PT  
 
Steve Harris
4.5p, 1r, 0.9a
 
 
Hank McDowell
3p, 2.2r, 0.3a
 
 

Denver Nuggets Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Fat Lever
13.8p, 5.4r, 7.5a
T.R. Dunn
5p, 4.6r, 2.1a
Alex English
29.8p, 5r, 4a
Wayne Cooper
13.1p, 7.8r, 1a
Blair Rasmussen
3.2p, 2r, 0.3a
Rotation Mike Evans
9.5p, 1.3r, 2.2a
Elston Turner
5.1p, 2.7r, 2.3a
Calvin Natt
17.7p, 6.3r, 2.3a
 
 
Danny Schayes
8.2p, 5.5r, 1a
Rotation  
 
 
 
Bill Hanzlik
12.5p, 3.3r, 4a
 
 
 
 

Houston Rockets Leaders

MPG Rodney McCray 40.8
FG% Allen Leavell 1.000
3P% Ralph Sampson 1.000
FT% Craig Ehlo 1.000
ORPG Hakeem Olajuwon 5.3
DRPG Ralph Sampson 8.5
RPG Hakeem Olajuwon 12.5
SPG Hakeem Olajuwon 2.2
APG Rodney McCray 7.2
BPG Hakeem Olajuwon 3.7
PPG Hakeem Olajuwon 24.5

Denver Nuggets Leaders

MPG Alex English 38.4
FG% Pete Williams 1.000
3P% Bill Hanzlik 1.000
FT% Bill Hanzlik 1.000
ORPG Danny Schayes 3.6
DRPG Calvin Natt 6.4
RPG Calvin Natt 7.9
SPG T.R. Dunn 2.1
APG Alex English 6.7
BPG Danny Schayes 2.3
PPG Alex English 25.1

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