Houston 97, New Jersey 89

March 18, 1997

Regular Season

Izod Center (East Rutherford, New Jersey)

Attendance: 20,049

Officials: Greg Willard, Hue Hollins, Joe Borgia

Team Rebounds: Houston (4) New Jersey (7)

Technicals: Houston (0) New Jersey (0)

  1 2 3 4 Final
HOU (44-22) 18 29 18 32 97
NJN (20-45) 26 15 25 23 89

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
HOU 95 102.5 94.0
NJN 95 94.0 102.5

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
HOU .511 0.137 0.190 0.092
NJN .414 0.211 0.345 0.195

Houston Rockets

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
22 Clyde Drexler Starter SF 36:00 9-16 4-7 1-2 26.5 1.0 3 4 12 2 2 2 2 23
17 Mario Elie Starter SG 36:00 1-7 0-3 4-5 5.4 0.0 2 2 6 2 1 0 1 6
12 Matt Maloney Starter PG 21:00 1-7 1-5 0-0 1.0 1.0 3 4 1 2 2 0 2 3
34 Hakeem Olajuwon Starter C 37:00 7-15 0-0 0-0 13.5 4.0 11 15 2 5 2 0 3 14
43 Kevin Willis Starter PF 40:00 6-14 0-1 2-2 13.0 1.0 7 8 4 2 3 1 3 14
32 Othella Harrington Bench PF 19:00 3-5 0-1 0-0 4.8 1.0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 6
8 Eddie Johnson Bench SF 24:00 6-12 4-8 0-0 15.8 0.0 5 5 3 0 2 0 0 16
3 Randy Livingston Bench SG 04:00 0-3 0-0 0-0 -2.2 0.0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
2 Sedale Threatt Bench PG 23:00 6-8 2-2 1-2 12.0 0.0 1 1 2 2 3 0 1 15
  Team                   4            
        240 39-87 11-27 8-11 109.6 8 34 46 31 15 15 3 13 97
          44.8% 40.7% 72.7%                    

New Jersey Nets

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
10 Sam Cassell Starter PG 39:00 5-17 1-6 2-2 5.8 3.0 3 6 6 2 2 1 7 13
13 Kendall Gill Starter SG 34:00 7-17 1-3 5-5 7.9 1.0 2 3 3 0 2 0 5 20
22 Jim Jackson Starter SF 36:00 7-15 2-6 4-4 14.8 1.0 4 5 4 1 1 2 3 20
44 Tony Massenburg Starter PF 26:00 3-6 0-0 2-4 10.0 1.0 8 9 0 0 2 0 1 8
00 Eric Montross Starter C 34:00 3-7 0-0 0-0 19.2 6.0 12 18 3 5 0 3 0 6
21 Kevin Edwards Bench PG 09:00 3-5 2-2 0-0 2.2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 8
30 Kerry Kittles Bench SG 26:00 2-10 0-2 3-4 2.2 2.0 1 3 1 1 1 0 0 7
35 Joe Kleine Bench C 14:00 2-4 0-0 0-0 3.8 3.0 1 4 1 2 0 0 1 4
34 Xavier McDaniel Bench PF 22:00 1-6 0-0 1-1 1.9 2.0 5 7 1 4 0 0 1 3
  Team                   7            
        240 33-87 6-19 17-20 95.8 19 36 62 19 15 8 6 20 89
          37.9% 31.6% 85.0%                    

Houston Rockets Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Matt Maloney
8.7p, 1.9r, 3.6a
Mario Elie
11.3p, 2.8r, 3.9a
Clyde Drexler
18.1p, 5.7r, 5.7a
Kevin Willis
11.3p, 7.5r, 1a
Hakeem Olajuwon
23p, 9.4r, 3.1a
Rotation Sedale Threatt
4.2p, 0.2r, 1a
 
 
Eddie Johnson
6.6p, 2.1r, 0.9a
Othella Harrington
4.8p, 3.7r, 0.4a
 
 
Lim PT  
 
Randy Livingston
4.2p, 1.6r, 2.5a
 
 
 
 
 
 

New Jersey Nets Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Sam Cassell
15.4p, 2.9r, 4.8a
Kendall Gill
21.9p, 6.2r, 4a
Jim Jackson
15.2p, 5.2r, 3.4a
Tony Massenburg
5.9p, 5.6r, 0.2a
Eric Montross
4.2p, 5.9r, 0.8a
Rotation  
 
Kerry Kittles
15.8p, 3.9r, 3.1a
 
 
Xavier McDaniel
6p, 4.9r, 1a
Joe Kleine
2.9p, 3.3r, 0.6a
Lim PT Kevin Edwards
6.8p, 1.3r, 1.7a
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Houston Rockets Leaders

MPG Charles Barkley 38.3
FG% Othella Harrington .533
3P% Sedale Threatt 1.000
FT% Brent Price 1.000
ORPG Charles Barkley 3.9
DRPG Charles Barkley 9.7
RPG Charles Barkley 13.6
SPG Clyde Drexler 2.0
APG Clyde Drexler 5.7
BPG Hakeem Olajuwon 2.2
PPG Hakeem Olajuwon 23.0

New Jersey Nets Leaders

MPG Kendall Gill 39.0
FG% Eric Montross .478
3P% Sam Cassell .421
FT% Evric Gray 1.000
ORPG Jayson Williams 5.9
DRPG Jayson Williams 7.6
RPG Jayson Williams 13.5
SPG Kendall Gill 1.9
APG Robert Pack 9.6
BPG Shawn Bradley 4.0
PPG Kendall Gill 21.9

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