This will be the first time these teams meet this season. The Cavaliers are in a slump losing all of their last 5 games.
The Houston Rockets will want to move on from the 118-119 loss at home to the Sacramento Kings, a game in which Gary Clark had a great performance with 11 points (3-of-6 shooting) cold-shooting slump in the season averaging only 2 points.
Russell Westbrook contributed 34 points (13-of-17 from the field), 8 assists and 6 steals. James Harden contributed 27 points (8-of-19 shooting) and 10 assists. PJ Tucker had 10 points (4-of-10 FG) and 19 rebounds. Russell Westbrook is a must-watch, he has been amazing in his last 5 games averaging 22.2 points.
Both are expected to be mostly healthy. The Rockets will be playing their second game in two nights. The Rockets have a large free throw shooting advantage over the Cavaliers; they rank 23 spots higher in the league for free throws made. Get all the NBA tickets at TickPick, where smart fans buy tickets.