Mar 17, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets forward Chandler Parsons (25) attempts to drive the ball around Utah Jazz guard Gordon Hayward (20) during the first quarter at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

Houston Rockets 124 Utah Jazz 86-Recap


 

It was a much needed blowout victory for the Houston Rockets a day after a 4th quarter meltdown against the Miami Heat. The Rockets recorded their best field goal percentage of the season, shooting 58 percent(46 for 79) from the field, and 52 percent(13 for 25) from behind the 3-point line in a 124-86 route of the Utah Jazz.

 

Utah Jazz

STARTERS MIN FG 3PFG FT OREB DREB REB AST STL BLK TO PF PTS
Marvin Williams, PF 20 1-6 1-3 2-2 1 1 2 3 1 0 1 0 5
Richard Jefferson, SF 23 2-7 1-5 3-3 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 3 8
Derrick Favors, C 25 6-11 0-0 3-3 0 4 4 1 1 1 0 1 15
Trey Burke, PG 36 4-13 1-2 1-1 0 3 3 5 1 0 2 2 10
Gordon Hayward, SG 29 5-8 0-0 1-2 0 4 4 3 3 0 3 2 11
BENCH MIN FG 3PFG FT OREB DREB REB AST STL BLK TO PF PTS
Jeremy Evans, SF 22 1-4 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 0 1 1 0 2 2
Rudy Gobert, C 5 1-2 0-0 0-0 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 2
Enes Kanter, C 25 4-8 0-0 1-2 3 6 9 2 0 0 6 4 9
Alec Burks, PG 18 6-9 0-1 3-4 0 1 1 2 1 1 4 5 15
Diante Garrett, PG 8 1-4 1-3 0-0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 3
John Lucas III, PG 12 1-7 0-3 0-0 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 2
Ian Clark, SG 10 1-2 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 2
Brandon Rush, SG 8 1-2 0-0 0-1 1 1 2 0 0 1 2 1 2
TOTALS FG 3PFG FT OREB DREB REB AST STL BLK TO PF PTS
34-83 4-18 14-18 9 25 34 21 9 4 19 25 86
41.0% 22.2% 77.8%
Fast break points:   9
Points in the paint:   34
Total Team Turnovers (Points off turnovers):   19 (26)

Houston Rockets

STARTERS MIN FG 3PFG FT OREB DREB REB AST STL BLK TO PF PTS
Terrence Jones, PF 38 11-15 3-4 5-7 1 4 5 1 1 4 0 1 30
Chandler Parsons, SF 29 3-5 0-2 0-0 0 2 2 7 1 2 1 3 6
Omer Asik, C 28 5-12 0-0 2-4 4 7 11 0 0 1 1 3 12
Patrick Beverley, PG 32 6-9 2-4 5-5 1 6 7 3 1 1 3 1 19
James Harden, SG 27 5-10 2-4 3-3 0 1 1 5 0 0 1 3 15
BENCH MIN FG 3PFG FT OREB DREB REB AST STL BLK TO PF PTS
Donatas Motiejunas, PF 28 3-7 1-3 0-2 1 10 11 3 2 1 5 6 7
Jordan Hamilton, SF 19 5-7 3-4 2-2 0 4 4 1 0 1 2 3 15
Isaiah Canaan, PG 8 1-4 1-2 0-0 0 1 1 2 2 0 1 0 3
Jeremy Lin, PG 29 7-10 1-2 2-3 1 3 4 9 0 2 5 2 17
Francisco Garcia, SG 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Greg Smith, PF DNP ARTHROSCOPIC RIGHT KNEE PROCEDURE
Omri Casspi, SF DNP COACH’S DECISION
Dwight Howard, C DNP COACH’S DECISION
TOTALS FG 3PFG FT OREB DREB REB AST STL BLK TO PF PTS
46-79 13-25 19-26 8 38 46 31 7 12 19 22 124
58.2% 52.0% 73.1%
Fast break points:   30
Points in the paint:   58
Total Team Turnovers (Points off turnovers):   19 (17)

 

Playing without Dwight Howard, who sat out with an ankle strain, Terrence Jones led the way with 30 points, 5 rebounds, and 4 blocks. Omer Asik started in Howard’s place and recorded his first double-double of the season with 12 points and 11 rebounds. Patrick Beverley scored 19 points and grabbed 7 rebounds, as James Harden played just 27 minutes, scoring 15 points on 5 of 10 shooting. Jeremy Lin and Jordan Hamilton were effective off the bench: Lin added 17 points and 9 assists, and Hamilton scored 15 points.

The Rockets have now won 9 straight home games and will host the Minnesota Timberwolves Thursday night.

 

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