With Yao Ming out for the season, the Houston Rockets look to Kevin Martin to pick up the slack offensively. However, Luis Scola should not be forgotten. Scola is averaging 19.3 ppg, up 3.1 ppg from last season, and shooting 50.4%. He also has seventeen +20 pt. games, including a season high 36 vs. Golden State. He also leads the Rockets in defensive rebounds at 6.3 per game. In Wednesday’s loss to Portland, he had 12 rebounds and 5 assists, however was only 2-8.
In the first half of tonight’s game, Scola is 4-8 in 16 minutes. He has 12 pts.
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