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Toyota Center will host a contest between the Houston Rockets (109.0 PPG), the NBA's top scoring team, and the Brooklyn Nets. The Rockets have been one of the top teams in the NBA, holding a record of 11-5. On the other hand, the visiting Nets are not above .500 on the season, entering today's game with a 4-11 record. Contributing to their sub-.500 record has been their play over the last 10 games. They've come up on the losing end during eight of those games. This game will begin at 8:00 pm EST and it will be covered by YES and CSN-HOU.

The Rockets come into today's game on a high note after thoroughly outplaying the Hawks, 113-84. Francisco Garcia had 21 points, 3 assists and 2 rebounds for Houston. Meanwhile, the Nets are coming off a 99-94 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers. Mirza Teletovic was one of the best players on the court for Brooklyn, posting 17 points, as well as 5 rebounds and 2 assists.

Houston could have its way today, as its efficient offense faces off against one of the league's worst defenses. They currently rank third in the NBA in offensive efficiency while Brooklyn ranks 30th in defensive efficiency.


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