Recap - Rockets Defeat Memphis 97-93
|Recap - Rockets Defeat Memphis 97-93|
Houston earned a 97-93 victory over Memphis on Monday, getting 24 points from Kyle Lowry at Toyota Center.
Houston was the ATS victor, as they covered the 3-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 187.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Houston got 22 points from Kevin Martin and another 10 points from Luis Scola. Kyle Lowry contributed 9 assists, while Patrick Patterson cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Memphis got 23 points from Rudy Gay in a losing cause and another 16 points from Mike Conley. Marc Gasol contributed 5 assists for the Grizzlies, while Marc Gasol had 7 rebounds.
The Rockets hit the break leading 58-54 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Memphis as they grabbed 38 boards, while Houston only had 36.
Next game, Houston takes its act home to face Philadelphia looking for another win. For Memphis, they head home to face Philadelphia.