Refresh  
  Page last updated on Wed Sep 02 17:47:48 EDT 2015
TOP NEWS
HOUSTON ROCKETS WIN AT NEW ORLEANS HORNETS
Fri, 04 Mar 2011 04:47 AM EST

It looks like Kevin Martin is on top of his game lately. Having scored more than 30 points in the two previous games, Martin and the Houston Rockets were very hopeful before their game away against the New Orleans Hornets. However, the first half of the game did not really go Houston’s way. Odds.

The first quarter started with the Hornets being the better team. They had an awesome defensive play and their offense was good enough to outscore the Rockets. The home fans were cheering and every New Orleans player had good reasons to feel great. The score for the first quarter was 21-27.

Things looked pretty much the same in the second quarter. The Rockets couldn’t get past the New Orleans’ defense and they were heavily outscored. Martin couldn’t really make a difference and the Hornets were on their way to secure another win.

“For us to be down [by 16] and fight and claw our way back — it just shows the growth of this team and how good we can be and how dangerous we can be,” Chuck Hayes stated.

The score in the second quarter was 19-28, which brought the first half score to 40-55. It really looked like there could be no way out of this for the Rockets. Scores.

“To have that kind of lead on your home floor and not be able to close it out is disheartening,” Monty Williams, New Orleans Hornets coach, stated. “Thirty-four second-half points is nonsense. We didn’t run our offensive sets hard. We walked the ball up and looked like an old team. That team played last night. We should have been the aggressor. We got enough defensive stops, but we didn’t run an efficient offense tonight.”

However, something changed in the third quarter and the Hornets seemed unable to reproduce their good offense. The Houston Rockets managed to get their defense going and, helped by the Hornets’ lack of aggression, managed to reduce the difference by 5 points. The overall score got up to 66-72.

“I was just being aggressive, knowing I could attack the basket when Okafor was out of the game,” Kevin Martin stated. “There was just a good matchup for me.” Las Vegas odds.

However, it was the final quarter that made the difference. The Hornets continued their dismal offensive play and the Rockets took advantage. Powered by Kevin Martin, they managed to completely dismantle the deficit and went ahead to win this one 91-89.


Sponsored Links

Download Printable Schedules
Now you can download and print schedules for each sport so you can plan ahead and track your results.
UPDATED:
FOOTBALL: 8/9/2015 - 11/2/2015
BASEBALL 8/13/2015 - 10/4/2015
TOP TEN WAGERS
RK Team
1
New York Yankees
2
Chicago Cubs
3
Miami Marlins
4
Texas Rangers
5
Pittsburgh Pirates
09/02/2015
ATP - US OpenPAIRE, BENOIT vs. ILHAN, MARSEL10:45 AM PST
ATP - US OpenKUKUSHKIN, MIKHAIL vs. DIMITROV, GRIGOR10:45 AM PST
ATP - US OpenSCHWARTZMAN, DIEGO SEBASTIAN vs. NADAL, RAFAEL10:45 AM PST
WTA - US OpenDUQUE-MARINO, MARIANA vs. DODIN, OCEANE10:45 AM PST
WTA - US OpenPEGULA, JESSICA vs. CIBULKOVA, DOMINIKA10:45 AM PST
WTA - US OpenBOUCHARD, EUGENIE vs. HERCOG, POLONA10:45 AM PST
MLBReds vs Cubs11:20 AM PST
ATP - US OpenGABASHVILI, TEIMURAZ vs. SEPPI, ANDREAS12:00 PM PST
ATP - US OpenGROTH, SAMUEL vs. ROBREDO, TOMMY12:00 PM PST
WTA - US OpenDAVIS, LAUREN vs. MAKAROVA, EKATERINA12:15 PM PST
MLBAngels vs Athletics12:35 PM PST
MLBYankees vs Red Sox1:05 PM PST
ATP - US OpenTSONGA, JO-WILFRIED vs. GRANOLLERS, MARCEL2:00 PM PST
ATP - US Open - DoublesBRYAN B / BRYAN M vs. JOHNSON S / QUERREY S2:00 PM PST
WTA - US OpenBENCIC, BELINDA vs. DOI, MISAKI2:00 PM PST
WTA - US OpenFALCONI, IRINA vs. WILLIAMS, VENUS4:00 PM PST
MLBRays vs Orioles4:05 PM PST
MLBCleveland vs Blue Jays4:05 PM PST
MLBPhillies vs Mets4:10 PM PST
MLBPirates vs Brewers5:10 PM PST
MLBTigers vs Royals5:10 PM PST
MLBWhite Sox vs Twins5:10 PM PST
MLBMariners vs Astros5:10 PM PST
MLBNationals vs Cardinals5:15 PM PST
ATP - US OpenDJOKOVIC, NOVAK vs. HAIDER-MAURER, ANDREAS5:15 PM PST
MLBDiamondbacks vs Rockies5:40 PM PST
MLBGiants vs Dodgers7:10 PM PST
MLBRangers vs Padres7:10 PM PST
09/03/2015
MLBWhite Sox vs Twins10:10 AM PST
MLBBraves vs Nationals4:05 PM PST
MLBPirates vs Brewers4:20 PM PST
MLBTigers vs Royals5:10 PM PST
MLBGiants vs Rockies5:40 PM PST
MLBDodgers vs Padres7:10 PM PST
09/05/2015
UFCJoaquim Silva vs Nazareno Malegarie4:05 PM PST
UFCJoe Riggs vs Ron Stallings4:30 PM PST
UFCTiago Trator vs Clay Collard5:05 PM PST
UFCRaquel Pennington vs Jessica Andrade5:30 PM PST
UFCFrancisco Rivera vs John Lineker6:05 PM PST
UFCRoss Pearson vs Paul Felder6:30 PM PST
UFCAlex Chambers vs Paige VanZant7:10 PM PST
UFCCorey Anderson vs Jan Blachowicz7:35 PM PST
UFCJimi Manuwa vs Anthony Johnson8:05 PM PST
UFCFrank Mir vs Andrei Arlovski8:30 PM PST
UFCJohn Dodson vs Demetrious Johnson9:05 PM PST

x