Houston 98, New York 104

April 2, 1988

Regular Season

Madison Square Garden (Manhattan, New York)

Attendance: 16,333

Officials: N/A

Team Rebounds: Houston (0) New York (0)

Technicals: Houston (0) New York (0)

  1 2 3 4 Final
HOU (41-29) 20 25 28 25 98
NYK (32-40) 24 39 22 19 104

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
HOU 97 101.3 107.5
NYK 97 107.5 101.3

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
HOU .408 0.176 0.468 0.250
NYK .494 0.207 0.313 0.280

Houston Rockets

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
2 Joe Barry Carroll Starter PF 28:00 8-16 0-0 2-2 11.8 4.0 4 8 0 5 3 2 3 18
21 Sleepy Floyd Starter PG 20:00 3-8 0-3 0-0 7.0 0.0 2 2 4 1 4 0 2 6
22 Rodney McCray Starter SF 34:00 2-8 0-0 1-2 6.8 4.0 4 8 4 1 0 1 3 5
34 Hakeem Olajuwon Starter C 35:00 8-15 0-0 7-11 27.6 8.0 8 16 2 4 6 2 2 23
33 Robert Reid Starter SG 26:00 6-12 1-1 2-2 7.2 1.0 0 1 2 2 1 0 1 15
1 Buck Johnson Bench SF 13:00 0-2 0-0 0-0 -1.8 1.0 1 2 1 2 0 1 3 0
30 Allen Leavell Bench PG 28:00 3-9 0-5 8-8 9.8 1.0 0 1 6 3 1 0 1 14
18 Cedric Maxwell Bench PF 14:00 1-5 0-0 0-0 2.2 2.0 0 2 1 2 1 1 0 2
43 Jim Petersen Bench C 19:00 1-3 0-0 2-2 6.2 1.0 5 6 2 1 0 0 1 4
10 Purvis Short Bench SF 23:00 5-14 0-1 1-2 0.0 0.0 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 11
  Team                                
        240 37-92 1-10 23-29 96.9 22 25 47 23 22 16 7 17 98
          40.2% 10.0% 79.3%                    

New York Knicks

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
33 Patrick Ewing Starter C 34:00 14-20 0-0 8-9 31.4 3.0 9 12 2 4 3 3 2 36
31 Mark Jackson Starter PG 44:00 4-8 1-2 6-6 22.5 1.0 3 4 17 3 3 0 6 15
4 Johnny Newman Starter SF 30:00 2-6 1-1 2-2 4.5 2.0 1 3 2 0 0 0 2 7
7 Kenny Walker Starter PF 28:00 6-12 0-0 1-2 8.8 1.0 2 3 3 4 1 2 1 13
21 Gerald Wilkins Starter SG 36:00 8-15 1-2 0-1 7.6 2.0 3 5 4 2 0 0 5 17
25 Bill Cartwright Bench C 18:00 4-8 0-0 1-3 5.9 1.0 6 7 0 3 0 0 0 9
42 Pat Cummings Bench PF 06:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 -0.8 0.0 2 2 0 1 0 0 1 0
44 Sidney Green Bench PF 21:00 0-5 0-0 5-6 4.8 5.0 3 8 0 3 0 1 1 5
55 Louis Orr Bench PF 01:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0.8 0.0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Sedric Toney Bench PG 04:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 -2.8 0.0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0
6 Trent Tucker Bench SG 18:00 1-6 0-0 0-0 -0.2 0.0 3 3 1 2 1 0 1 2
  Team                                
        240 39-82 3-5 23-29 110.4 15 33 48 29 24 8 6 20 104
          47.6% 60.0% 79.3%                    

Houston Rockets Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Sleepy Floyd
15.7p, 4.2r, 7.3a
Robert Reid
5.4p, 1.7r, 0.9a
Rodney McCray
12.3p, 8r, 3.1a
Joe Barry Carroll
12.3p, 6.2r, 1.4a
Hakeem Olajuwon
22.3p, 12.1r, 2a
Rotation Allen Leavell
10.8p, 2r, 5.3a
 
 
Purvis Short
15p, 2.7r, 2.1a
Cedric Maxwell
3.7p, 2.6r, 0.8a
Jim Petersen
9.7p, 6.9r, 1.6a
Rotation  
 
 
 
Buck Johnson
4.7p, 2.1r, 0.7a
 
 
 
 

New York Knicks Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Mark Jackson
13.3p, 4.7r, 10.3a
Gerald Wilkins
17.4p, 3.4r, 4a
Johnny Newman
9.4p, 2r, 0.7a
Kenny Walker
10.3p, 4.7r, 1.1a
Patrick Ewing
19.5p, 8.2r, 1.5a
Rotation  
 
Trent Tucker
7.1p, 1.7r, 1.7a
 
 
Sidney Green
7.9p, 7.8r, 1.1a
Bill Cartwright
11.4p, 4.7r, 1a
Lim PT Sedric Toney
2.5p, 0.3r, 1.3a
 
 
 
 
Pat Cummings
5.3p, 3.7r, 0.6a
 
 
Lim PT  
 
 
 
 
 
Louis Orr
1.4p, 1.2r, 0.3a
 
 

Houston Rockets Leaders

MPG Ralph Sampson 37.1
FG% Jim Petersen .515
3P% Richard Anderson .400
FT% Steve Harris .938
ORPG Hakeem Olajuwon 3.8
DRPG Hakeem Olajuwon 8.2
RPG Hakeem Olajuwon 12.1
SPG Hakeem Olajuwon 2.0
APG Sleepy Floyd 6.4
BPG Hakeem Olajuwon 2.7
PPG Hakeem Olajuwon 22.3

New York Knicks Leaders

MPG Mark Jackson 39.1
FG% Bill Cartwright .547
3P% Gerald Henderson .500
FT% Sedric Toney 1.000
ORPG Patrick Ewing 2.9
DRPG Patrick Ewing 5.2
RPG Patrick Ewing 8.2
SPG Mark Jackson 2.5
APG Mark Jackson 10.3
BPG Patrick Ewing 3.0
PPG Patrick Ewing 19.5

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