Houston 97, Charlotte 95

December 26, 1988

Regular Season

Charlotte Coliseum (Charlotte, North Carolina)

Attendance: 23,388

Officials: Dick Bavetta, Ron Olesiak, Mike Lauerman

Team Rebounds: Houston (0) Charlotte (0)

Technicals: Houston (0) Charlotte (0)

  1 2 3 4 Final
HOU (17-9) 29 27 24 17 97
CHA (7-18) 29 28 21 17 95

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
HOU 100 97.1 95.1
CHA 100 95.1 97.1

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
HOU .465 0.290 0.295 0.417
CHA .467 0.200 0.385 0.110

Houston Rockets

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
21 Sleepy Floyd Starter PG 34:00 2-6 0-1 7-8 8.8 0.0 3 3 4 2 3 0 3 11
1 Buck Johnson Starter SF 43:00 4-9 0-0 2-2 9.0 0.0 4 4 5 3 1 0 1 10
34 Hakeem Olajuwon Starter C 38:00 10-17 0-0 3-4 18.8 3.0 12 15 2 4 4 1 7 23
33 Otis Thorpe Starter PF 32:00 6-12 0-0 4-5 6.1 4.0 4 8 1 4 0 1 6 16
42 Mike Woodson Starter SG 26:00 8-15 1-2 5-7 9.1 1.0 2 3 0 1 2 0 3 22
3 Derrick Chievous Bench SF 06:00 0-3 0-0 0-0 -1.8 1.0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
15 Frank Johnson Bench PG 13:00 0-1 0-0 3-3 2.9 2.0 1 3 2 0 0 0 3 3
40 Tim McCormick Bench C 21:00 0-2 0-0 2-2 -0.2 0.0 2 2 0 1 0 0 1 2
52 Chuck Nevitt Bench C 05:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 -1.2 0.0 1 1 0 2 0 0 1 0
10 Purvis Short Bench SF 05:00 1-3 0-0 2-2 -1.0 1.0 0 1 0 2 0 0 2 4
25 Bernard Thompson Bench SF 17:00 2-4 0-0 2-2 3.2 1.0 2 3 0 3 2 0 2 6
  Team                                
        240 33-72 1-3 30-35 107.6 13 31 44 14 23 12 2 29 97
          45.8% 33.3% 85.7%                    

Charlotte Hornets (1988)

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
25 Earl Cureton Starter C 35:00 6-8 0-0 0-0 16.8 3.0 7 10 2 3 2 1 1 12
6 Mike Holton Starter PG 25:00 4-9 0-0 0-0 12.0 2.0 1 3 9 2 2 0 2 8
31 Kurt Rambis Starter PF 29:00 2-7 0-0 0-0 4.5 4.0 3 7 3 5 2 0 3 4
50 Robert Reid Starter SF 32:00 11-22 0-2 3-4 13.8 1.0 1 2 4 2 1 1 0 25
7 Kelly Tripucka Starter SG 30:00 9-21 1-2 0-1 2.9 2.0 4 6 2 4 0 0 5 19
1 Muggsy Bogues Bench PG 16:00 0-2 0-0 0-0 4.2 1.0 1 2 4 0 0 0 0 0
30 Dell Curry Bench SG 22:00 5-11 0-0 2-3 2.6 0.0 2 2 0 3 1 0 1 12
14 Rickey Green Bench PG 11:00 2-4 0-0 0-0 2.0 0.0 0 0 3 0 0 0 2 4
41 Tim Kempton Bench PF 25:00 3-5 0-0 5-6 6.8 1.0 3 4 1 3 4 0 5 11
11 Ralph Lewis Bench SG 08:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 1.2 0.0 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 0
39 Tom Tolbert Bench SF 07:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 -2.2 1.0 0 1 0 3 0 0 1 0
  Team                                
        240 42-91 1-4 10-14 100.5 15 24 39 28 26 13 2 20 95
          46.2% 25.0% 71.4%                    

Houston Rockets Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Sleepy Floyd
12.9p, 3.8r, 8.1a
Mike Woodson
15.6p, 2.1r, 2.2a
Buck Johnson
11.8p, 5.1r, 2.4a
Otis Thorpe
15.4p, 10.8r, 2.2a
Hakeem Olajuwon
24.7p, 14.3r, 1.7a
Rotation Frank Johnson
4.3p, 1.3r, 3.1a
 
 
Bernard Thompson
2.9p, 1.5r, 0.8a
 
 
Tim McCormick
6.3p, 3.7r, 1a
Lim PT  
 
 
 
Derrick Chievous
11.7p, 2.8r, 0.7a
 
 
Chuck Nevitt
1.1p, 1.9r, 0.1a
Lim PT  
 
 
 
Purvis Short
6p, 2.3r, 0.9a
 
 
 
 

Charlotte Hornets (1988) Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Mike Holton
8.5p, 1.7r, 6.5a
Kelly Tripucka
23.5p, 4.1r, 3.4a
Robert Reid
15.4p, 5.2r, 2a
Kurt Rambis
9.5p, 8.6r, 2a
Earl Cureton
4.6p, 4r, 1.2a
Rotation Muggsy Bogues
5.5p, 1.8r, 5.1a
Dell Curry
10.5p, 2.5r, 1a
 
 
Tim Kempton
9.8p, 5.2r, 1.9a
 
 
Rotation Rickey Green
5.2p, 0.8r, 2.9a
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lim PT  
 
Ralph Lewis
3.2p, 1.4r, 0.4a
Tom Tolbert
3.1p, 1.5r, 0.5a
 
 
 
 

Houston Rockets Leaders

MPG Otis Thorpe 38.0
FG% Otis Thorpe .537
3P% Buck Johnson .500
FT% Frank Johnson .889
ORPG Hakeem Olajuwon 4.2
DRPG Hakeem Olajuwon 10.1
RPG Hakeem Olajuwon 14.3
SPG Hakeem Olajuwon 2.8
APG Sleepy Floyd 8.1
BPG Hakeem Olajuwon 3.7
PPG Hakeem Olajuwon 24.7

Charlotte Hornets (1988) Leaders

MPG Kelly Tripucka 34.9
FG% Tim Kempton .610
3P% Kelly Tripucka .471
FT% Rickey Green .909
ORPG Kurt Rambis 3.7
DRPG Kurt Rambis 4.9
RPG Kurt Rambis 8.6
SPG Dell Curry 1.8
APG Mike Holton 6.5
BPG Kurt Rambis 0.6
PPG Kelly Tripucka 23.5

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