Houston Rockets Game Day: Time to Take the Bull By the Horns

By Tamberlyn Richardson
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Jan 5, 2015; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau during the game against the Houston Rockets at United Center. The Chicago Bulls beat the Houston Rockets 114-105. Mandatory Credit: Caylor Arnold-USA TODAY Sports

The Stats:

Houston: 33-14 enter the day having moved up to 3rd place in the west and 2nd in Southwest Division

Chicago: 30-19, 2nd in Central Division, 4th in East

Offense: Houston: 14th (103.3 points per 100 possessions) – Chicago: 9th (105.2 points per 100 possessions)

Defense: Houston: 3rd (allowing 99.5 points per 100 possessions) – Chicago: 12th (allowing 102.4 points per 100 possessions)

Net: Houston: 9th with a positive point differential of +3.8 – Chicago: 11th with a positive point differential of +2.8

Pace: Houston: 4th with a pace of 98.6 possessions over 48 minutes -Chicago: 19th with a pace of 95.9 possessions over 48 minutes

Points Per Game: Houston: 7th – Chicago: 9th

Rebounds Per Game: Houston: 13th -Chicago: 2nd

Assists Per Game: Houston: 18th – Chicago: 14th

Opposition Points Per game: Houston: 12th – Chicago: 19th

Stats via nba.com

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