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ROCKETS VS. PELICANS OVERALL RECORD
Houston Rockets 56   --   32 New Orleans Pelicans
REG SEASON: 56-32 PLAYOFFS 0-0

Rockets vs. Pelicans Regular Season
YEAR ROCKETS RECORD OPPONENT   YEAR ROCKETS RECORD OPPONENT
1989 Houston 2 - 0 Charlotte   1990 Houston 4 - 1 Charlotte
1991 Houston 2 - 0 Charlotte   1992 Houston 2 - 0 Charlotte
1993 Houston 2 - 0 Charlotte   1994 Houston 1 - 1 Charlotte
1995 Houston 2 - 0 Charlotte   1996 Houston 2 - 0 Charlotte
1997 Houston 0 - 2 Charlotte   1998 Houston 0 - 2 Charlotte
1999 Houston 0 - 0 Charlotte   2000 Houston 1 - 1 Charlotte
2001 Houston 2 - 0 Charlotte   2002 Houston 1 - 1 Charlotte
2003 Houston 1 - 1 New Orleans   2004 Houston 2 - 0 New Orleans
2005 Houston 3 - 1 New Orleans   2006 Houston 1 - 3 New Orleans
2007 Houston 1 - 3 New Orleans   2008 Houston 2 - 2 New Orleans
2009 Houston 3 - 1 New Orleans   2010 Houston 2 - 2 New Orleans
2011 Houston 1 - 3 New Orleans   2012 Houston 2 - 1 New Orleans
2013 Houston 3 - 1 New Orleans   2014 Houston 3 - 1 New Orleans
2015 Houston 2 - 2 New Orleans   2016 Houston 3 - 1 New Orleans
2017 Houston 3 - 1 New Orleans   2018 Houston 3 - 1 New Orleans

Rockets vs. Pelicans Playoff History
The Rockets franchise has never faced the Pelicans franchise in the playoffs

Top Performances: Rockets VS. Pelicans

1999-2000 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE HORNETS:

  • Rockets 99, Hornets 83 : Cat Stings Hornets
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 1, 2000 IN HOUSTON
    Rockets creating buzz as Mobley, Francis squash Hornets
  • Hornets 102, Rockets 97 : Hornets Sting Late
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 22, 2000 IN CHARLOTTE
    Francis, Thomas play strong but Rockets can't pull off upset

2000-2001 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE HORNETS:

  • Rockets 84, Hornets 80 : Mobley Swats Hornets
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 16, 2000 IN HOUSTON
    Guard scores 23, hits tough shot late as Houston beats Charlotte
  • Rockets 110, Hornets 97 : Floatin' Like a Butterfly
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | JANUARY 27, 2001 IN CHARLOTTE
    Wizard's threes, Mobley's game help Rockets sting Hornets 110-97

2001-2002 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE HORNETS:

  • Rockets 111, Hornets 104 : Francises Beat Davises
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | JANUARY 26, 2002 IN CHARLOTTE
    Steve's game, Cat's shot, Cato's hustle beat Davis, Hornets in OT
  • Hornets 73, Rockets 72 : NAILON-ED!!!
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 1, 2002 IN HOUSTON
    Rockets drop heartbreaker to Hornets on last-second shot 73-72

2002-2003 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE HORNETS:

  • Hornets 98, Rockets 96 : Buzzed In OT
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 6, 2002 IN NEW ORLEANS
    Despite 29 from Kenny Thomas, Rockets fall in New Orleans in OT
  • Rockets 97, Hornets 85 : Guards Rescue Rockets
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 29, 2002 IN HOUSTON
    After third quarter collapse, Francis, Mobley lead Houston to win

2003-2004 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE HORNETS:

  • Rockets 83, Hornets 74 : Defense Sparks Win In New Orleans
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 5, 2003 IN NEW ORLEANS
    Rockets hold Hornets to less than 36% shooting in key 83-74 road victory
  • Rockets 97, Hornets 86 : Cat Pounces On Hornets
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 11, 2004 IN HOUSTON
    Mobley scores 31, hits 6 triples in 97-86 home win over New Orleans

2004-2005 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE HORNETS:

  • Rockets 89, Hornets 81 : Rockets Take Hornets With Little Sting
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 7, 2004 IN HOUSTON
    Despite continued poor offense, Rockets pull out home win 89-81
  • Rockets 82, Hornets 77 : Padgett Pops Hornets
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 26, 2005 IN NEW ORLEANS
    Reserve forward hits huge three to break tie, Rockets rattle Hornets 82-77
  • Rockets 81, Hornets 68 : Rockets Win, But Lose T-Mac
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 25, 2005 IN NEW ORLEANS
    T-Mac goes down with right hip strain, Sura steps up in New Orleans, 81-68
  • Hornets 76, Rockets 73 : April Fooled
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 1, 2005 IN HOUSTON
    Rockets blow 18-point lead, fall at home to West's worst in Hornets, 76-73

2005-2006 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE HORNETS:

  • Hornets 91, Rockets 84 : A-Paul-ing Finish
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 5, 2005 IN HOUSTON
    Hornets rookie hits big shots, Rockets go ice cold in 91-84 collapse at home
  • Hornets 92, Rockets 90 : West Sinks Rockets in West
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 28, 2005 IN NEW ORLEANS
    Hornet hits shot with 1.8 seconds left as T-Mac, Rockets fall 92-90 in OKC
  • Hornets 86, Rockets 80 : Stung Again Late
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 14, 2006 IN HOUSTON
    Rockets go completely frigid late as Hornets close on an 18-6 run to win 86-80
  • Rockets 93, Hornets 92 : Rockets Snap 6-Game Slide
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 23, 2006 IN NEW ORLEANS
    Yao, Rockets finally beat a division opponent in 93-92 win over Hornets

2006-2007 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE HORNETS:

  • Hornets 96, Rockets 90 : Allergic to Hornets
    RECAP | BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 5, 2006 IN NEW ORLEANS
    Rockets can't sustain momentum from home opener, fall in New Orleans 96-90
  • Hornets 87, Rockets 74 : Swarmed By Hornets
    BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 3, 2007 IN HOUSTON
    Rafer ejected early, Rockets can't buy shots in embarrassing 87-74 home loss
  • Hornets 106, Rockets 94 : Hornets Dump Rockets... Again
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 25, 2007 IN NEW ORLEANS
    Yao goes ice cold, Rockets defense wilts in second half in 106-94 loss in OKC
  • Rockets 123, Hornets 112 : One Win Away
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 14, 2007 IN HOUSTON
    Rockets explode offensively in 123-112 win over Hornets, near homecourt advantage

2007-2008 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE HORNETS:

  • Hornets 87, Rockets 82 : Rockets Choke Late Lead
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 13, 2008 IN HOUSTON
    Paul, West scorch Rockets late as 5-game streak snapped in 87-82 loss
  • Rockets 100, Hornets 80 : Statement Game in Big Easy
    BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 22, 2008 IN NEW ORLEANS
    Defense stings Hornets, Yao, T-Mac do the rest in West-rattling road win
  • Rockets 106, Hornets 96 : 18th Straight: Rockets Roll Hornets
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 8, 2008 IN HOUSTON
    Miraculous streak continues as McGrady explodes for 41 points, 9 assists
  • Hornets 90, Rockets 69 : Streak Is Now a Skid
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 19, 2008 IN NEW ORLEANS
    Offense continues to struggle as Wells, Hornets light up Rockets in the 4th

2008-2009 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE HORNETS:

  • Rockets 91, Hornets 82 : Yao, T-Mac Fuel Rockets
    BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 15, 2008 IN HOUSTON
    Rockets shut down Chris Paul, Hornets in bounceback 91-82 home win
  • Hornets 88, Rockets 79 : Offense Fizzles in New Orleans
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 26, 2008 IN NEW ORLEANS
    McGrady, Rafer go ice cold as Rockets put up just 79 in road loss to Hornets
  • Rockets 95, Hornets 84 : No Yao? No Problem
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 16, 2009 IN NEW ORLEANS
    Several Rockets rise to the occasion as defense swarms Hornets 95-84
  • Rockets 86, Hornets 66 : Defense Wipes Out Hornets 86-66
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 13, 2009 IN HOUSTON
    Bench provides spark while Battier, Rockets suffocate Hornets with defense

2009-2010 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE HORNETS:

  • Rockets 108, Hornets 100 : Brooks Stings Hornets
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 29, 2009 IN HOUSTON
    West goes off for Toyota Center high 44, but Rockets prevail 108-100
  • Hornets 99, Rockets 95 : 2-Minute Warning: Rockets Fall
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 2, 2010 IN NEW ORLEANS
    Rockets collapse late as Hornets 12-0 run drops Rockets 99-95
  • Hornets 102, Rockets 94 : Collison, Hornets Swarm Rockets
    BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 21, 2010 IN NEW ORLEANS
    Team falls 102-94, looks out of synch in dropping 5th game in last 6 tries
  • Hornets 123, Rockets 115 : Rockets Season Comes to a Close
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 14, 2010 IN HOUSTON
    Hornets take 123-115 win in season finale

2010-2011 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE HORNETS:

  • Hornets 107, Rockets 99 : Hole Gets Deeper -- Rockets Fall to 0-4
    BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 3, 2010 IN HOUSTON
    Paul's 25 points, 8 assists, 7 boards lead Hornets past Rockets 107-99
  • Hornets 110, Rockets 105 : Rockets Blow Yet Another
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 14, 2011 IN HOUSTON
    Up 16 with under 13 minutes to go, Rockets fall 110-105 to Hornets in OT
  • Rockets 91, Hornets 89 : Rockets Kill Hornets' Buzz
    BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 27, 2011 IN NEW ORLEANS
    Kevin Martin scores 33, Lowry locks up Paul in come-from-behind win in New Orleans
  • Hornets 101, Rockets 93 : Rockets Eliminated In Playoff Chase
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 6, 2011 IN NEW ORLEANS
    101-93 road loss to Hornets ends Rockets late run at the postseason

2011-2012 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE HORNETS:

  • Rockets 90, Hornets 88 : Dalembert Bails Out Rockets
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 19, 2012 IN HOUSTON
    The "Big Horse" comes up big in overtime, saves Rockets from clunker 4th in win
  • Hornets 105, Rockets 99 : Playoff Dream All But Over
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 19, 2012 IN NEW ORLEANS
    Rockets drop 6th straight as Landry, Hornets take 105-99 win in overtime
  • Rockets 84, Hornets 77 : 14th Pick: Rockets Finish With A Win
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 26, 2012 IN HOUSTON
    Rockets beat lowly Hornets, finish season yet again as best team to not make playoffs

2012-2013 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE HORNETS:

  • Rockets 100, Hornets 96 : Rockets Hold On To Beat Hornets
    BOX SCORE | NOVEMBER 14, 2012 IN HOUSTON
    21-point lead evaporates, but Harden's 30 helps Rockets cling to 100-96 win
  • Rockets 104, Hornets 92 : Harden Bails Out Rockets
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 2, 2013 IN HOUSTON
    Despite ugly shooting from deep, Rockets rescued by Harden's 31 in 104-92 win
  • Hornets 88, Rockets 79 : Implosion In The Fourth
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 9, 2013 IN NEW ORLEANS
    Rockets score season-low 10 points in the fourth, fall 88-79 in New Orleans
  • Rockets 100, Hornets 82 : Welcome Back, Rockets Offense
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 25, 2013 IN NEW ORLEANS
    Lin, Patterson, Harden come up large as Rockets blast off 100-82 in New Orleans

2013-2014 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE PELICANS:

  • Rockets 107, Pelicans 98 : Rockets Hold Off Pelicans
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 28, 2013 IN HOUSTON
    Dwight's 24 points, 18 boards, Harden's 21 power Rockets past New Orleans
  • Rockets 103, Pelicans 100 : Big Comeback in New Orleans
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 15, 2014 IN NEW ORLEANS
    Once down 17, Rockets come roaring back to beat Pelicans 103-100
  • Rockets 111, Pelicans 104 : Rockets Wake Up Just In Time
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 12, 2014 IN HOUSTON
    Lazy effort early forces Rockets to pull off late comeback to beat injured Pelicans
  • Pelicans 105, Rockets 100 : Rockets Finish Season 54-28
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 16, 2014 IN NEW ORLEANS
    Team falls in New Orleans as McHale goes to bench in finale, Troy Daniels scores 22

2014-2015 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE PELICANS:

  • Pelicans 99, Rockets 90 : Tired Rockets Fall to Pelicans
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 18, 2014 IN HOUSTON
    "No Legs" - Harden, Howard not enough as Rockets fall at home to Davis, Pelicans
  • Pelicans 111, Rockets 83 : Rockets Lay Egg Against Pelicans
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 2, 2015 IN NEW ORLEANS
    Starting five looks terrible again as Rockets blown out 111-83 in New Orleans
  • Rockets 95, Pelicans 93 : Biggest Comeback of the Year
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 25, 2015 IN NEW ORLEANS
    Down 17 in first half, Rockets blast back, knock off Pelicans 95-93
  • Rockets 121, Pelicans 114 : Rockets Drop 69 in Second Half
    BOX SCORE | APRIL 12, 2015 IN HOUSTON
    Brewer, Howard spark comeback in 121-114 home win over Pelicans

2015-2016 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE PELICANS:

  • Rockets 108, Pelicans 101 : Rockets Shut Down Pelicans
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 2, 2015 IN HOUSTON
    Defense, bench suddenly show up as Rockets overcome early woes for 108-101 win
  • Pelicans 110, Rockets 108 : Collapse Costs Rockets
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 26, 2015 IN NEW ORLEANS
    Another late lapse lets lowly Pelicans drop Rockets back to .500 again
  • Rockets 112, Pelicans 111 : Ariza, Harden Carry Rockets
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 25, 2016 IN NEW ORLEANS
    Ariza continues hot streak, Harden hits clutch jumper in 112-111 road win
  • Rockets 100, Pelicans 95 : Harden Carries Cold Rockets
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 2, 2016 IN HOUSTON
    Rockets misfire on record 31 of 34 three attempts, but Harden's 39 enough

2016-2017 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE PELICANS:

  • Rockets 122, Pelicans 100 : NEW NBA RECORD!
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 16, 2016 IN HOUSTON
    22 made threes? Pfft. Rockets hit 24 triples in home rout of Pelicans
  • Rockets 129, Pelicans 99 : BARRAGE OF THREES
    BOX SCORE | FEBRUARY 23, 2017 IN NEW ORLEANS
    Lou Williams impressive in debut as Rockets crush Cousins, Pelicans
  • Pelicans 128, Rockets 112 : Not Their Night
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 17, 2017 IN NEW ORLEANS
    Rockets surprisingly poor in New Orleans, fall 128-112 to Pelicans
  • Rockets 117, Pelicans 107 : 50 IN THE BOOKS
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 24, 2017 IN HOUSTON
    Harden's 38-point, 17-assist night gives Rockets home win over Pelicans

2017-2018 CLUTCHFANS RECAPS AGAINST THE PELICANS:

  • Rockets 130, Pelicans 123 : TEN STRAIGHT WINS
    BOX SCORE | DECEMBER 11, 2017 IN HOUSTON
    Despite defensive woes, Rockets pull off another comeback behind CP3, Harden
  • Pelicans 115, Rockets 113 : Bullied in New Orleans
    BOX SCORE | JANUARY 26, 2018 IN NEW ORLEANS
    Frantic second-half comeback not enough, Rockets fall to Pelicans
  • Rockets 107, Pelicans 101 : Harden Shots Down Pelicans
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 17, 2018 IN NEW ORLEANS
    Starters take over in New Orleans as Rockets take fourth straight win
  • Rockets 114, Pelicans 91 : Capela, Harden Pluck Pelicans
    BOX SCORE | MARCH 24, 2018 IN HOUSTON
    Clint's monster night, Harden scoring power home rout of New Orleans

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