The Toronto Raptors are in Texas tonight to face the Houston Rockets, and no matter what happens, I think it’s safe to say — it won’t be nearly as much fun as Tuesday night’s game against the Boston Celtics. After all, it’s not every day you see a 19-point comeback led by four guys who don’t even have guaranteed contracts. And yeah, it’s not like the Celtics were playing their stars either, but hey — it was fun, exciting, and a refreshing burst of excitement for the preseason.
THE FLATS – Derrick Favors lands with Houston Rockets in multi-player deal … Jose Alvarado readies for season 2 in New Orleans … Josh Okogie sidelined by hamstring strain in Phoenix … Michael Devoe signs with Clippers and then is waived … more in this week’s #ProJackets Report. DERRICK FAVORS PART OF MAJOR TRADE TO HOUSTON In a trade between rebuilding rivals in the Western Conference, Oklahoma City is sending Derrick Favors, Ty Jerome, Moe Harkless, Theo Maledon, and a 2026 second-round pick to...
Oct. 7—The Atlanta Hawks will open the 2022-23 NBA regular season against the Houston Rockets in game at the award-winning State Farm Arena on Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 7:30 p.m. Dubbed 'Opening Night presented by State Farm', the night will include an all-fan giveaway and an exciting night of Hawks basketball, which will feature All-NBA Third Team guard Trae Young and 2022 NBA All-Star guard ...