Former Rockets guard Vernon Maxwell has become known for trolling the Jazz, and he did it yet again after Houston’s latest win at Utah.
Eric Gordon scored 31 points on 90% shooting and Kevin Porter Jr. took over late in the fourth quarter, lifting Houston to a feel-good victory at San Antonio.
Christian Wood and the Rockets know they need a much better defensive effort than what they showed Friday to have a chance versus Karl-Anthony Towns and the Timberwolves.
Kristaps Porzingis is out and Luka Doncic is doubtful, which could give Jalen Green and the host Rockets a more realistic chance to win when Dallas visits on Friday night.
“Man, he’s so quick,” Stephen Silas said of Jalen Green. “He gets to that corner, and it’s over. With him, it’s all about quick decisions.”
In a tumultuous night at Toyota Center, rookie Jalen Green scored the second-most points (29) of his NBA career in only 28 minutes, but it wasn’t nearly enough for the Houston Rockets in a 124-111 home loss ( box score) to Denver. Green hit 5-of-8 …
Houston gave up 77 first-half points and 47 in the second quarter during Saturday‘s home loss to Denver, and Stephen Silas wasn‘t pleased.