In an unfortunate setback after a dazzling preseason debut, Houston Rockets rookie Jabari Smith Jr. will miss Friday’s exhibition versus Toronto and perhaps more time due to a left ankle sprain. Assistant coach John Lucas, who spoke at Thursday’s practice since head coach Stephen Silas remains in health and safety protocols, said the injury occurred on the last play of Wednesday’s practice.
Jalen Green, Eric Gordon, and assistant coach John Lucas met with the media after Wednesday’s Rockets practice. Here’s what they had to say.
To no surprise, the Rockets are reportedly picking up the third-year contract options on Jalen Green, Alperen Sengun and the remainder of Houston’s 2021 first-round draft class.