New Orleans 96, Houston 106

March 8, 2008

Regular Season

Toyota Center (Houston, Texas)

Attendance: 18,279

Officials: Gary Zielinski, Mark Wunderlich, James Capers

Team Rebounds: New Orleans (10) Houston (6)

Technicals: New Orleans (0) Houston (0)

  1 2 3 4 Final
NOP (42-20) 23 23 26 24 96
HOU (42-20) 20 39 22 25 106

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
NOP 88 109.4 120.8
HOU 88 120.8 109.4

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
NOP .500 0.125 0.366 0.055
HOU .583 0.125 0.233 0.095

New Orleans Pelicans

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
40 Ryan Bowen Starter PF 20:41 0-1 0-0 0-0 3.0 2.0 1 3 1 2 1 0 0 0
6 Tyson Chandler Starter C 40:42 7-15 0-0 1-6 15.5 4.0 12 16 2 2 0 2 2 15
3 Chris Paul Starter PG 38:20 15-26 3-5 4-4 26.0 1.0 2 3 11 3 2 0 4 37
9 Morris Peterson Starter SG 31:07 5-10 2-3 0-0 6.2 2.0 1 3 1 2 0 0 1 12
16 Peja Stojakovic Starter SF 43:07 5-14 3-5 0-0 10.2 3.0 7 10 1 1 0 0 1 13
33 Melvin Ely Bench C 07:18 0-0 0-0 0-2 -1.8 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
5 Mike James Bench PG 04:53 1-4 1-2 0-0 -1.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
2 Jannero Pargo Bench PG 25:32 3-13 1-4 0-0 6.0 1.0 3 4 2 1 3 1 0 7
32 Julian Wright Bench SF 28:20 4-8 1-2 0-0 7.0 2.0 0 2 2 0 1 0 1 9
  Team                   10            
        240 40-91 11-21 5-12 87.2 15 26 51 20 11 7 3 11 96
          44.0% 52.4% 41.7%                    

Houston Rockets

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
12 Rafer Alston Starter PG 30:46 7-13 4-8 2-2 12.2 0.0 3 3 2 5 2 1 2 20
31 Shane Battier Starter SF 39:52 4-9 2-6 0-0 11.0 4.0 3 7 3 1 0 0 1 10
3 Tracy McGrady Starter SG 48:00 17-27 3-8 4-4 31.8 0.0 6 6 9 0 0 2 3 41
55 Dikembe Mutombo Starter C 18:29 2-4 0-0 0-0 5.8 3.0 3 6 0 1 0 1 1 4
4 Luis Scola Starter PF 24:51 2-7 0-0 2-2 7.8 3.0 5 8 1 0 1 0 1 6
44 Chuck Hayes Bench PF 29:31 3-3 0-0 0-0 14.5 0.0 9 9 3 4 3 0 0 6
2 Luther Head Bench SF 22:00 3-9 3-7 0-0 7.8 0.0 2 2 4 2 0 1 0 9
8 Bobby Jackson Bench SG 17:14 1-7 0-2 0-0 2.2 0.0 2 2 5 2 2 1 3 2
20 Steve Novak Bench PF 09:17 3-5 2-3 0-0 4.2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
  Team                   6         2  
        240 42-84 14-34 8-8 107.2 10 33 49 27 15 8 6 13 106
          50.0% 41.2% 100.0%                    

New Orleans Pelicans Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Chris Paul
21.3p, 4r, 11a
Morris Peterson
8.6p, 2.8r, 1a
Peja Stojakovic
16.1p, 4.2r, 1.3a
Ryan Bowen
2.4p, 2.1r, 0.6a
Tyson Chandler
12p, 12.3r, 1.1a
Rotation Jannero Pargo
8.4p, 1.4r, 2.4a
 
 
Julian Wright
3.1p, 1.9r, 0.5a
 
 
 
 
Lim PT Mike James
6.1p, 1.5r, 1.4a
 
 
 
 
 
 
Melvin Ely
4.1p, 3r, 0.4a

Houston Rockets Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Rafer Alston
12.8p, 3.5r, 5.7a
Tracy McGrady
22p, 4.9r, 5.7a
Shane Battier
8.9p, 5.1r, 2a
Luis Scola
9.2p, 5.6r, 1.3a
Dikembe Mutombo
1.4p, 3.5r, 0.1a
Rotation  
 
Bobby Jackson
6.9p, 2.5r, 1.8a
Luther Head
7.9p, 1.7r, 1.9a
Chuck Hayes
3p, 5.6r, 1.1a
 
 
Lim PT  
 
 
 
 
 
Steve Novak
3.5p, 0.9r, 0.2a
 
 

New Orleans Pelicans Leaders

MPG Chris Paul 37.6
FG% Tyson Chandler .600
3P% Julian Wright .500
FT% Mike James 1.000
ORPG Tyson Chandler 4.4
DRPG Tyson Chandler 8.0
RPG Tyson Chandler 12.3
SPG Chris Paul 2.7
APG Chris Paul 11.0
BPG David West 1.3
PPG Chris Paul 21.3

Houston Rockets Leaders

MPG Yao Ming 37.2
FG% Gerald Green 1.000
3P% Steve Novak .457
FT% Yao Ming .850
ORPG Yao Ming 3.1
DRPG Yao Ming 7.7
RPG Yao Ming 10.8
SPG Rafer Alston 1.4
APG Tracy McGrady 5.7
BPG Yao Ming 2.0
PPG Tracy McGrady 22.0

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