Rockets Down Los Angeles 97-92 - Match Report
The Rockets got a 28-point performance from Kevin Martin as Houston ran past Los Angeles 97-92 on Wednesday at STAPLES Center.
Houston won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 1-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 206.5.
Luis Scola had 22 points for Houston and Shane Battier chipped in with 13 points. Shane Battier had 7 assists for the Rockets, while Shane Battier was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
The Clippers got a 24-point performance from Blake Griffin, who was supported by 18 points from Eric Gordon. Eric Gordon had 6 assists in a losing cause for Los Angeles, while Blake Griffin grabbed 18 rebounds.
The Rockets hit the break leading 56-43 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Los Angeles as they grabbed 46 boards, while Houston only had 45.
Houston heads into a battle against the Wizards. Los Angeles, meanwhile, will have their next action against Phoenix.