Houston 115, New York 120

February 21, 1989

Regular Season

Madison Square Garden (Manhattan, New York)

Attendance: 19,591

Officials: Ron Garretson, Joe Crawford, Greg Willard

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

Technicals: Houston (0) New York (0)

  1 2 3 4 Final
HOU (31-20) 33 36 24 22 115
NYK (35-17) 41 28 30 21 120

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
HOU 107 107.3 112.0
NYK 107 112.0 107.3

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
HOU .505 0.177 0.327 0.107
NYK .539 0.149 0.244 0.270

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 40:00 6-14 2-5 3-3 15.9 0.0 6 6 10 4 1 0 3 17
1 Buck Johnson Starter SF 34:00 3-10 0-0 1-2 1.0 1.0 5 6 0 3 1 0 2 7
34 Hakeem Olajuwon Starter C 41:00 13-24 0-1 3-7 31.1 8.0 17 25 3 4 1 3 3 29
33 Otis Thorpe Starter PF 40:00 11-18 0-0 2-2 26.2 5.0 4 9 7 3 4 2 3 24
42 Mike Woodson Starter SG 28:00 7-15 2-3 1-1 7.1 0.0 1 1 3 2 1 0 2 17
6 Walter Berry Bench PF 06:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 0.5 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
3 Derrick Chievous Bench SF 05:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 1.2 0.0 2 2 1 1 0 0 2 2
15 Frank Johnson Bench PG 08:00 1-2 0-0 1-2 1.8 0.0 0 0 2 2 1 0 1 3
30 Allen Leavell Bench PG 04:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 2.2 0.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
40 Tim McCormick Bench C 12:00 0-4 0-1 0-0 -3.5 1.0 2 3 0 2 0 0 2 0
10 Purvis Short Bench SF 22:00 6-12 0-1 0-0 12.5 3.0 0 3 4 1 3 1 1 12
  Team                                
        240 50-103 4-11 11-17 122.1 18 37 55 30 22 13 6 19 115
          48.5% 36.4% 64.7%                    

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 40:00 7-16 0-1 6-7 7.6 2.0 1 3 0 3 1 3 3 20
31 Mark Jackson Starter PG 34:00 9-18 2-3 3-4 28.0 2.0 4 6 15 0 4 0 4 23
4 Johnny Newman Starter SF 31:00 5-9 2-2 4-6 12.2 2.0 7 9 0 4 1 0 1 16
34 Charles Oakley Starter PF 32:00 3-7 0-0 0-0 11.0 2.0 7 9 5 2 1 0 2 6
6 Trent Tucker Starter SG 27:00 9-13 4-6 0-0 13.2 0.0 2 2 0 3 1 0 0 22
44 Sidney Green Bench PF 16:00 3-7 0-0 4-4 12.5 1.0 5 6 2 1 3 1 1 10
11 Rod Strickland Bench PG 14:00 1-5 0-0 4-4 2.0 0.0 3 3 1 0 0 0 2 6
7 Kenny Walker Bench PF 11:00 1-4 0-0 2-2 3.8 0.0 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 4
45 Eddie Lee Wilkins Bench C 08:00 3-4 0-0 1-2 1.8 1.0 0 1 0 3 0 0 1 7
21 Gerald Wilkins Bench SG 27:00 3-6 0-1 0-0 4.5 0.0 0 0 4 2 1 1 2 6
  Team                                
        240 44-89 8-13 24-29 116.6 10 31 41 28 18 12 6 16 120
          49.4% 61.5% 82.8%                    

Houston Rockets Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Sleepy Floyd
15.3p, 3.7r, 8.3a
Mike Woodson
14.5p, 2.4r, 2.6a
Buck Johnson
11.3p, 5.2r, 2.4a
Otis Thorpe
15.8p, 10.1r, 2.4a
Hakeem Olajuwon
24.3p, 13.4r, 1.7a
Rotation  
 
 
 
Purvis Short
9.6p, 3.4r, 2a
 
 
Tim McCormick
6.1p, 3.7r, 0.8a
Lim PT Frank Johnson
4.6p, 1.2r, 2.9a
 
 
Derrick Chievous
10p, 3.1r, 0.8a
Walter Berry
8.2p, 3.7r, 0.7a
 
 
Lim PT Allen Leavell
3.1p, 0.7r, 1.8a
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

New York Knicks Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Mark Jackson
16.5p, 4.7r, 8.4a
Trent Tucker
9.2p, 2.3r, 1.6a
Johnny Newman
15.9p, 2.9r, 2a
Charles Oakley
13.2p, 10.7r, 2.1a
Patrick Ewing
21.2p, 8.6r, 2.3a
Rotation Rod Strickland
8.8p, 1.7r, 3.4a
Gerald Wilkins
15.3p, 2.8r, 3.4a
 
 
Sidney Green
6.2p, 4.6r, 0.8a
 
 
Rotation  
 
 
 
 
 
Kenny Walker
5.8p, 3r, 0.5a
 
 
Lim PT  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Eddie Lee Wilkins
4.9p, 2.3r, 0.1a

Houston Rockets Leaders

MPG Otis Thorpe 38.3
FG% Walter Berry .636
3P% Sleepy Floyd .406
FT% Purvis Short .881
ORPG Hakeem Olajuwon 4.3
DRPG Hakeem Olajuwon 9.1
RPG Hakeem Olajuwon 13.4
SPG Hakeem Olajuwon 2.8
APG Sleepy Floyd 8.3
BPG Hakeem Olajuwon 3.2
PPG Hakeem Olajuwon 24.3

New York Knicks Leaders

MPG Patrick Ewing 35.8
FG% Patrick Ewing .553
3P% Trent Tucker .446
FT% Johnny Newman .828
ORPG Charles Oakley 4.2
DRPG Charles Oakley 6.5
RPG Charles Oakley 10.7
SPG Mark Jackson 2.0
APG Mark Jackson 8.4
BPG Patrick Ewing 3.4
PPG Patrick Ewing 21.2

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