Apr 14, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili (20) drives to the basket as Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard (12) defends during the first quarter at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

Houston Rockets Sweep San Antonio Spurs In Season Series For First Time Since 1988-'89

 

For the first time since the 1988-’89 season, the Houston Rockets have swept a season series against the San Antonio Spurs after pulling out a win Monday night at Toyota Center, 104-98.

Chandler Parsons returned to the starting lineup and led the way with 21 points, 7 rebounds, and 4 assists. All 5 starters scored in double digits, as Dwight Howard added 20 points and 17 rebounds, while Terrence Jones scored 20 points and grabbed 11 boards. James Harden had a casual 16 points and dished out 7 dimes, and Patrick Beverley added 12 points.

With the win, the Rockets have clinched home court advantage in the first round of the playoffs next week against the Portland Trail Blazers.

 

 

San Antonio Spurs
STARTERS MIN FG 3PFG FT OREB DREB REB AST STL BLK TO PF +/- PTS
Tim Duncan, PF 30 4-10 0-0 4-4 5 4 9 2 0 0 2 0 -14 12
Aron Baynes, PF 22 3-6 0-0 0-0 1 2 3 1 0 0 1 5 0 6
Damion James, SF 29 2-5 0-2 2-2 1 8 9 2 0 1 1 2 +13 6
Tony Parker, PG 26 4-9 0-0 2-2 0 4 4 1 2 0 0 0 -12 10
Marco Belinelli, SG 33 6-13 2-7 3-4 0 2 2 4 1 0 1 3 -8 17
BENCH MIN FG 3PFG FT OREB DREB REB AST STL BLK TO PF +/- PTS
Matt Bonner, PF 7 1-3 1-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 -4 3
Boris Diaw, PF 25 5-11 1-2 0-0 1 5 6 6 0 0 0 3 +10 11
Austin Daye, SF 6 0-3 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 -5 0
Jeff Ayres, C 19 5-7 0-0 2-3 0 3 3 1 0 0 0 2 -4 12
Cory Joseph, PG 22 5-10 0-0 1-1 0 3 3 5 0 0 0 4 +6 11
Manu Ginobili, SG 22 4-12 0-4 2-2 0 3 3 2 0 1 1 2 -12 10
Tiago Splitter, C DNP COACH’S DECISION
Patty Mills, PG DNP COACH’S DECISION
Danny Green, SG DNP COACH’S DECISION
TOTALS FG 3PFG FT OREB DREB REB AST STL BLK TO PF PTS
39-89 4-17 16-18 8 35 43 24 3 2 6 23 98
43.8% 23.5% 88.9%
Fast break points:   10
Points in the paint:   42
Total Team Turnovers (Points off turnovers):   6 (11)

Houston Rockets

STARTERS MIN FG 3PFG FT OREB DREB REB AST STL BLK TO PF +/- PTS
Terrence Jones, PF 40 7-12 0-1 6-7 4 7 11 1 2 0 1 1 +16 20
Chandler Parsons, SF 40 7-17 2-7 5-7 1 6 7 4 0 0 0 1 +16 21
Dwight Howard, C 31 9-11 0-0 2-4 5 12 17 0 0 0 2 3 +18 20
Patrick Beverley, PG 36 5-11 1-6 1-1 0 1 1 2 1 0 2 4 +1 12
James Harden, SG 35 4-16 0-4 8-8 0 2 2 7 1 0 1 4 +6 16
BENCH MIN FG 3PFG FT OREB DREB REB AST STL BLK TO PF +/- PTS
Donatas Motiejunas, PF 8 0-4 0-2 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 -10 0
Omer Asik, C 17 3-4 0-0 2-2 1 7 8 0 0 2 0 2 -12 8
Jeremy Lin, PG 19 2-7 1-2 0-0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 5
Francisco Garcia, SG 14 1-3 0-0 0-0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 -5 2
Jordan Hamilton, SF DNP COACH’S DECISION
Omri Casspi, SF DNP COACH’S DECISION
Dexter Pittman, C DNP COACH’S DECISION
Troy Daniels, SG DNP COACH’S DECISION
TOTALS FG 3PFG FT OREB DREB REB AST STL BLK TO PF PTS
38-85 4-22 24-29 11 39 50 18 4 2 6 16 104
44.7% 18.2% 82.8%
Fast break points:   13
Points in the paint:   60
Total Team Turnovers (Points off turnovers):   6 (6)

 

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