Denver Nuggets (35-20, fourth in the Western Conference) vs. Houston Rockets (14-41, 14th in the Western Conference) Houston; Friday, 8 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: Houston comes into the matchup with Denver after losing four in a row. The Rockets have gone 10-22 against Western Conference teams.
With the Rockets’ missing five rotation players all in the perimeter positions, rookie guard Armoni Brooks on Wednesday moved into the mix a game after he scored 14 points in 14 minutes. He likely will remain in the rotation at least for several games. Of the Rockets four injured players that will return this season – Sterling Brown, D.J. Augustin, Danuel House Jr. and Eric Gordon – Brown is the closest to returning.
Jeremy Lamb (Indiana Pacers) with a 2-pointer vs the Houston Rockets, 04/14/2021