Houston 74, New York 92

February 22, 1998

Regular Season

Madison Square Garden (Manhattan, New York)

Attendance: 19,763

Officials: Ron Garretson, Joe DeRosa, Jim Kinsey

Team Rebounds: Houston (7) New York (5)

Technicals: Houston (0) New York (0)

  1 2 3 4 Final
HOU (27-27) 18 25 23 8 74
NYK (31-22) 20 23 24 25 92

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
HOU 88 83.9 104.3
NYK 88 104.3 83.9

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
HOU .403 0.170 0.184 0.156
NYK .512 0.147 0.255 0.071

Houston Rockets

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
50 Matt Bullard Starter SF 20:00 2-3 1-1 0-0 6.2 0.0 4 4 1 1 1 0 1 5
22 Clyde Drexler Starter SG 39:00 5-13 1-3 5-6 3.0 0.0 2 2 1 3 2 0 4 16
12 Matt Maloney Starter PG 27:00 2-8 1-5 1-2 3.2 0.0 4 4 3 2 1 0 2 6
34 Hakeem Olajuwon Starter C 35:00 6-13 0-0 1-1 7.1 1.0 3 4 1 0 0 1 1 13
43 Kevin Willis Starter PF 31:00 4-10 0-0 0-1 11.4 3.0 9 12 2 1 1 0 1 8
4 Charles Barkley Bench PF 25:00 3-13 0-2 1-2 0.2 0.0 7 7 0 1 2 0 3 7
17 Mario Elie Bench SG 12:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 1.5 0.0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
32 Othella Harrington Bench PF 03:00 1-3 0-0 1-2 1.2 1.0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 3
8 Eddie Johnson Bench SF 22:00 4-6 1-2 1-1 4.9 1.0 1 2 0 2 0 0 1 10
27 Charles A. Jones Bench PF 03:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 -0.2 1.0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
20 Brent Price Bench PG 21:00 1-4 0-3 2-2 7.2 0.0 0 0 6 0 2 0 1 4
1 Rodrick Rhodes Bench SF 02:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 -1.8 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
  Team                   7            
        240 29-77 4-16 12-17 72.1 7 31 45 15 12 9 1 15 74
          37.7% 25.0% 70.6%                    

New York Knicks

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
14 Chris Dudley Starter C 34:00 3-6 0-0 1-2 7.2 3.0 6 9 0 4 0 0 0 7
20 Allan Houston Starter SG 26:00 3-13 1-3 2-2 0.5 0.0 4 4 4 0 0 0 5 9
2 Larry Johnson Starter SF 34:00 6-15 1-2 3-3 13.1 3.0 4 7 4 1 1 0 1 16
34 Charles Oakley Starter PF 37:00 5-13 0-0 0-1 8.9 4.0 8 12 1 4 2 0 2 10
21 Charlie Ward Starter PG 38:00 7-13 0-2 0-0 16.5 1.0 5 6 5 1 4 1 2 14
13 Anthony Bowie Bench SF 02:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0.2 1.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 Chris Childs Bench SG 09:00 0-2 0-1 0-0 0.0 0.0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
35 Terry Cummings Bench PF 04:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 -1.0 0.0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
42 Chris Mills Bench SF 26:00 5-6 2-2 0-0 14.0 1.0 6 7 0 0 0 2 1 12
3 John Starks Bench SG 28:00 9-15 6-9 0-0 18.0 0.0 5 5 4 3 1 0 2 24
7 Brooks Thompson Bench SG 02:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 1.0 0.0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
  Team                   5         2  
        240 38-84 10-19 6-8 98.5 13 38 56 21 16 8 3 15 92
          45.2% 52.6% 75.0%                    

Houston Rockets Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Matt Maloney
9p, 1.9r, 2.6a
Clyde Drexler
18.3p, 4.8r, 5.6a
Matt Bullard
6.9p, 2.3r, 0.8a
Kevin Willis
17.2p, 8.7r, 1.1a
Hakeem Olajuwon
14.8p, 8.9r, 2.5a
Rotation Brent Price
5.4p, 1.9r, 2.8a
Mario Elie
8.3p, 1.9r, 2.6a
Eddie Johnson
8.3p, 2r, 1a
Charles Barkley
16.5p, 12.4r, 3.3a
 
 
Lim PT  
 
 
 
Rodrick Rhodes
6.4p, 1.3r, 2.1a
Charles A. Jones
0.7p, 0.8r, 0.2a
 
 
Lim PT  
 
 
 
 
 
Othella Harrington
5.7p, 3.5r, 0.4a
 
 

New York Knicks Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Charlie Ward
7.2p, 3r, 4.9a
Allan Houston
16.5p, 3.2r, 2.5a
Larry Johnson
15.3p, 5.3r, 2.4a
Charles Oakley
8.4p, 8.6r, 2.5a
Chris Dudley
3.1p, 5.3r, 0.4a
Rotation  
 
John Starks
14.6p, 2.4r, 2.6a
Chris Mills
9.7p, 5.1r, 1.7a
 
 
 
 
Lim PT  
 
Chris Childs
6.6p, 2.6r, 4a
Anthony Bowie
2p, 0.8r, 0.3a
Terry Cummings
5.1p, 3.2r, 0.5a
 
 
Lim PT  
 
Brooks Thompson
2p, 0.3r, 0.4a
 
 
 
 
 
 

Houston Rockets Leaders

MPG Clyde Drexler 35.7
FG% Charles A. Jones .667
3P% Matt Bullard .434
FT% Joe Stephens 1.000
ORPG Charles Barkley 4.0
DRPG Charles Barkley 8.4
RPG Charles Barkley 12.4
SPG Clyde Drexler 1.9
APG Clyde Drexler 5.6
BPG Hakeem Olajuwon 2.2
PPG Clyde Drexler 18.3

New York Knicks Leaders

MPG Larry Johnson 34.0
FG% Brooks Thompson .600
3P% Anthony Bowie .500
FT% Allan Houston .863
ORPG Charles Oakley 2.7
DRPG Patrick Ewing 7.9
RPG Patrick Ewing 10.2
SPG Charlie Ward 1.6
APG Charlie Ward 4.9
BPG Patrick Ewing 2.2
PPG Patrick Ewing 20.8

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