Houston 102, L.A. Lakers 119

December 12, 1997

Regular Season

The Forum (Inglewood, California)

Attendance: 17,505

Officials: Dan Crawford, Rodney Mott, Terry Durham

Team Rebounds: Houston (10) Los Angeles (11)

Technicals: Houston (0) Los Angeles (0)

  1 2 3 4 Final
HOU (12-6) 24 27 21 30 102
LAL (16-5) 23 26 36 34 119

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
HOU 93 110.0 128.4
LAL 93 128.4 110.0

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
HOU .448 0.119 0.388 0.276
LAL .574 0.119 0.310 0.205

Houston Rockets

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
4 Charles Barkley Starter SF 36:00 5-14 2-2 6-6 21.5 5.0 9 14 3 1 1 2 1 18
22 Clyde Drexler Starter PF 34:00 8-16 4-7 1-1 16.1 1.0 4 5 6 3 0 0 1 21
17 Mario Elie Starter SG 25:00 3-7 1-4 0-0 6.0 1.0 5 6 2 1 0 0 2 7
12 Matt Maloney Starter PG 23:00 1-7 0-4 0-0 1.5 0.0 1 1 3 0 1 0 0 2
43 Kevin Willis Starter C 30:00 5-9 0-0 5-8 11.8 4.0 4 8 1 3 0 1 1 15
50 Matt Bullard Bench PF 19:00 1-6 0-3 2-2 2.2 4.0 2 6 0 4 0 0 0 4
15 Emanual Davis Bench SG 19:00 1-5 1-2 0-0 -1.5 0.0 1 1 1 3 0 1 2 3
32 Othella Harrington Bench PF 06:00 2-3 0-0 4-4 6.8 1.0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 8
8 Eddie Johnson Bench SF 14:00 3-9 0-4 0-0 1.5 1.0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 6
27 Charles A. Jones Bench PF 06:00 1-1 0-0 1-2 3.5 1.0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3
20 Brent Price Bench PG 05:00 1-2 0-1 0-0 1.0 0.0 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 2
1 Rodrick Rhodes Bench SF 23:00 4-8 0-0 5-12 1.8 1.0 1 2 1 5 2 0 3 13
  Team                   10            
        240 35-87 8-27 24-35 86.1 19 30 59 21 22 4 4 11 102
          40.2% 29.6% 68.6%                    

Los Angeles Lakers

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
41 Elden Campbell Starter C 27:00 5-8 0-0 3-6 9.5 2.0 5 7 2 4 0 0 1 13
17 Rick Fox Starter SF 39:00 12-15 3-4 3-3 25.9 2.0 5 7 3 3 2 1 2 30
5 Robert Horry Starter PF 36:00 4-9 0-2 2-2 12.2 3.0 5 8 4 4 1 2 2 10
6 Eddie Jones Starter SG 26:00 6-13 4-6 0-1 12.4 0.0 2 2 4 4 2 2 1 16
9 Nick Van Exel Starter PG 28:00 3-8 0-3 0-0 10.0 0.0 4 4 8 2 1 0 1 6
20 Jon Barry Bench SG 04:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0.2 0.0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
23 Mario Bennett Bench PF 04:00 2-3 0-0 0-0 0.2 2.0 0 2 0 3 0 0 2 4
43 Corie Blount Bench PF 22:00 3-7 0-1 1-2 7.5 3.0 2 5 0 2 2 2 1 7
24 Kobe Bryant Bench SG 26:00 8-15 2-4 9-10 17.5 1.0 4 5 1 1 2 0 1 27
2 Derek Fisher Bench PG 21:00 2-7 0-0 0-0 1.8 0.0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 4
45 Sean Rooks Bench C 07:00 1-2 0-0 0-1 1.1 0.0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 2
  Team                   11            
        240 46-88 9-21 18-25 106.4 13 29 53 26 24 10 7 11 119
          52.3% 42.9% 72.0%                    

Houston Rockets Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Matt Maloney
7.6p, 1.4r, 2.1a
Mario Elie
8.4p, 1.8r, 2.6a
Charles Barkley
16.3p, 13.4r, 3.4a
Clyde Drexler
18.9p, 4.9r, 5.3a
Kevin Willis
16.3p, 9.1r, 1.3a
Rotation  
 
Emanual Davis
5p, 1.5r, 1.9a
Rodrick Rhodes
5.6p, 1.2r, 2.4a
Matt Bullard
5.9p, 1.9r, 0.6a
 
 
Rotation  
 
 
 
Eddie Johnson
9.5p, 2.1r, 0.9a
 
 
 
 
Lim PT Brent Price
5.7p, 1.9r, 3.2a
 
 
 
 
Charles A. Jones
1.7p, 1r, 0.7a
 
 
Lim PT  
 
 
 
 
 
Othella Harrington
3.7p, 2.9r, 0.2a
 
 

Los Angeles Lakers Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Nick Van Exel
16.1p, 2.9r, 6.6a
Eddie Jones
18.5p, 3.4r, 3.1a
Rick Fox
10.9p, 3.5r, 2.5a
Robert Horry
7.8p, 7.8r, 2.9a
Elden Campbell
14.4p, 6.4r, 0.9a
Rotation Derek Fisher
5p, 1.8r, 3.3a
Kobe Bryant
16.6p, 3.5r, 2.8a
 
 
Corie Blount
5.7p, 5.3r, 0.6a
 
 
Lim PT  
 
Jon Barry
2.3p, 0.7r, 1.3a
 
 
Mario Bennett
2.4p, 1.3r, 0.3a
Sean Rooks
4.1p, 3.4r, 0.5a

Houston Rockets Leaders

MPG Hakeem Olajuwon 35.8
FG% Charles A. Jones 1.000
3P% Charles Barkley .417
FT% Eddie Johnson .857
ORPG Charles Barkley 4.9
DRPG Charles Barkley 8.5
RPG Charles Barkley 13.4
SPG Hakeem Olajuwon 2.2
APG Clyde Drexler 5.3
BPG Hakeem Olajuwon 2.8
PPG Clyde Drexler 18.9

Los Angeles Lakers Leaders

MPG Eddie Jones 36.6
FG% Corie Blount .667
3P% Nick Van Exel .451
FT% Nick Van Exel .877
ORPG Shaquille O'Neal 3.4
DRPG Shaquille O'Neal 8.2
RPG Shaquille O'Neal 11.6
SPG Eddie Jones 2.3
APG Nick Van Exel 6.6
BPG Shaquille O'Neal 2.9
PPG Shaquille O'Neal 24.5

Today's Games

Boston Celtics 97
Washington Wizards 88

Charlotte Hornets (1988) 79
Chicago Bulls 77

Indiana Pacers 104
Miami Heat 89

Los Angeles Clippers 74
Atlanta Hawks 83

Los Angeles Lakers 119
Houston Rockets 102

Philadelphia Sixers 106
Denver Nuggets 91

Seattle SuperSonics 111
Portland Trail Blazers 98

Utah Jazz 68
Dallas Mavericks 66

Vancouver Grizzlies 95
Golden State Warriors 88