New Jersey 104, Houston 115

March 12, 1998

Regular Season

Compaq Center (Houston, Texas)

Attendance: 16,285

Officials: Joe Crawford, Nolan Fine, Joe Borgia

Team Rebounds: New Jersey (4) Houston (10)

Technicals: New Jersey (0) Houston (0)

  1 2 3 4 Final
NJN (33-31) 26 20 33 25 104
HOU (32-31) 30 22 32 31 115

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
NJN 96 108.6 120.0
HOU 96 120.0 108.6

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
NJN .489 0.125 0.359 0.152
HOU .535 0.209 0.346 0.282

New Jersey Nets

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
45 Michael Cage Starter PF 35:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 15.0 4.0 9 13 2 2 3 0 1 2
10 Sam Cassell Starter PG 42:00 12-27 0-1 8-8 27.8 2.0 4 6 14 4 4 0 2 32
15 Chris Gatling Starter C 30:00 5-10 0-0 1-2 6.0 2.0 1 3 2 5 2 0 1 11
13 Kendall Gill Starter SF 25:00 3-12 0-0 3-4 2.0 1.0 0 1 3 3 0 1 0 9
30 Kerry Kittles Starter SG 39:00 12-22 2-5 1-1 19.1 1.0 6 7 2 1 4 0 2 27
11 Brian Evans Bench PF 19:00 4-9 3-5 0-0 6.8 0.0 0 0 3 1 0 1 1 11
12 Lucious Harris Bench SG 10:00 1-4 1-1 1-2 1.8 1.0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 4
24 Don MacLean Bench PF 04:00 0-2 0-0 0-0 -3.5 0.0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0
42 David Vaughn Bench PF 26:00 2-2 0-0 0-0 6.2 3.0 5 8 0 4 0 3 4 4
11 Sherman Douglas Bench PG 10:00 2-3 0-0 0-0 1.8 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
  Team                   4            
        240 42-92 6-12 14-17 96.9 14 25 43 27 23 13 5 12 104
          45.7% 50.0% 82.4%                    

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 37:00 12-19 5-7 4-4 17.8 1.0 2 3 1 4 1 1 3 33
17 Mario Elie Starter SG 37:00 5-11 3-5 4-4 20.8 1.0 4 5 11 1 0 0 1 17
12 Matt Maloney Starter PG 41:00 6-11 3-7 0-0 11.2 1.0 4 5 6 1 0 0 5 15
34 Hakeem Olajuwon Starter C 39:00 5-15 0-0 6-8 20.2 5.0 12 17 3 3 3 3 3 16
43 Kevin Willis Starter PF 22:00 4-9 0-0 1-3 3.1 2.0 2 4 0 5 2 1 2 9
4 Charles Barkley Bench PF 35:00 3-7 0-1 7-9 19.4 8.0 8 16 5 2 0 0 3 13
8 Eddie Johnson Bench SF 19:00 2-8 1-4 2-2 0.2 0.0 2 2 1 1 0 0 2 7
20 Brent Price Bench PG 10:00 2-5 1-2 0-0 -0.2 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 5
  Team                   10         1  
        240 39-85 13-26 24-30 122.5 18 34 62 27 18 6 5 21 115
          45.9% 50.0% 80.0%                    

New Jersey Nets Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Sam Cassell
19.4p, 2.9r, 8a
Kerry Kittles
17p, 4.7r, 2.3a
Kendall Gill
14p, 5r, 2.7a
Michael Cage
1.1p, 3.8r, 0.4a
Chris Gatling
11.1p, 5.2r, 0.8a
Rotation Sherman Douglas
9p, 1.8r, 4.3a
Lucious Harris
4.3p, 1r, 0.8a
 
 
David Vaughn
4.6p, 4.2r, 0.7a
 
 
Rotation  
 
 
 
 
 
Brian Evans
4.5p, 1.9r, 0.7a
 
 
Lim PT  
 
 
 
 
 
Don MacLean
0.4p, 0.6r, 0a
 
 

Houston Rockets Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Matt Maloney
8.7p, 1.9r, 2.8a
Mario Elie
7.9p, 1.9r, 2.7a
Clyde Drexler
18.6p, 4.8r, 5.6a
Kevin Willis
16.9p, 8.6r, 1a
Hakeem Olajuwon
15.4p, 9.4r, 2.9a
Rotation Brent Price
5.9p, 1.6r, 2.9a
 
 
Eddie Johnson
9.1p, 2r, 1.1a
Charles Barkley
15.9p, 12r, 3.2a
 
 

New Jersey Nets Leaders

MPG Keith Van Horn 37.8
FG% David Vaughn .600
3P% Don MacLean .500
FT% Brian Evans 1.000
ORPG Jayson Williams 6.8
DRPG Jayson Williams 6.8
RPG Jayson Williams 13.7
SPG Kendall Gill 1.9
APG Sam Cassell 8.0
BPG David Vaughn 1.5
PPG Sam Cassell 19.4

Houston Rockets Leaders

MPG Clyde Drexler 35.7
FG% Charles A. Jones .667
3P% Matt Bullard .440
FT% Joe Stephens 1.000
ORPG Charles Barkley 3.8
DRPG Charles Barkley 8.2
RPG Charles Barkley 12.0
SPG Clyde Drexler 1.7
APG Clyde Drexler 5.6
BPG Hakeem Olajuwon 2.0
PPG Clyde Drexler 18.6

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