Rockets vs Nets Final: 123-108 - Recap
|Rockets vs Nets Final: 123-108 - Recap|
The Rockets got a 30-point performance from Kevin Martin as Houston handed New Jersey a 123-108 defeat on Saturday at Toyota Center.
Houston won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 8.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 207.5.
Houston got 27 points from Chase Budinger and another 23 points from Luis Scola. Kyle Lowry contributed 9 assists, while Chuck Hayes cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
The Nets got a 21-point performance from Brook Lopez, who was supported by 18 points from Ben Uzoh. Deron Williams had 17 assists in a losing cause for New Jersey, while Kris Humphries grabbed 11 rebounds.
Houston led at halftime, 71-58.
The rebound battle favored New Jersey as they grabbed 48 boards, while Houston only had 46.
Houston looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Hornets. The Nets will aim to get back on the winning track vs Phoenix.