Field Goal %
- HOU 44.2
- 44.1 LAC
Three Point %
- HOU 32.0
- 33.3 LAC
- HOU 20
- 13 LAC
- HOU 54
- 50 LAC
- Los Angeles, CA
- Line: LAC -4.5
0:00 - 4th Quarter
End of Game
The Clippers outscored the Rockets 32-to-20 in transition on Wednesday. Entering the game, the Rockets and Clippers were ranked third and fourth, respectively, in transition points per game (21.9 and 21.4).
Although the Rockets held an edge in three of the four factors, the Clippers scored 30 points off 20 Rockets turnovers, compared with 10 Rockets points off 13 Clippers turnovers.
James Harden shot 6-of-16 on Wednesday, and the Clippers altered their defense against him in the two halves. Matt Barnes and Darren Collison were used as Harden's primary defender in first and second half, respectively. Against the two, Harden shot 3-for-12 for 11 points
Blake Griffin and Dwight Howard both excelled in the post Wednesday. Griffin scored 19 of his 23 points from the post. He averaged 6.4 points in the post coming into the game.
Blake Griffin: 5th 20-point, 15-rebound game this season... He had 5 such games in the previous 2 seasons combined.
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