Shane Larkin starts the second half in a backcourt with Calderon. Shumpert moves to the 3. Canaan is back for the Rockets.
Anthony, Harden both with 14. Next highest scorers: Canaan and Black with 7 each. Hmmm. Those guys could've been on same team, right?
Terry checks in for Canaan. Canaan seems OK. Wasn't get much attention during the time out, but obviously w Beverley out would be huge loss.
Terry in for Canaan, who has been clutching his back since the collision with Acy.
Canaan still clearly hurting. He reaches to his back as soon as McHale calls time out, struggles to the bench.
Isaiah Canaan is slow to get up after a collision with Acy. He seems ok.
Isaiah Canaan down after a collision with Acy as they chased a loose ball.
Rockets lead 27-26 after one. Harden has 11 points & 3 assists, Canaan added 7.
Isaiah Canaan looks good early. Just hit an 18-footer on an isolation play with a defender in his face. 20-14 Rockets.
Beverley has missed 6 of 13 games so far. A lot falls to Canaan, Terry now.
Isaiah Canaan is starting in place of Pat Beverley tonight.
As expected Isaiah Canaan starts at the point for Rockets with Beverley out.
Isaiah Canaan officially starting tonight.
Isaiah Canaan likely to start again with Beverley out.
That also brings in Isaiah Canaan to play the point. He's matched up on Jameer Nelson so that works with Harden on Parsons, Ariza on Ellis.
Isaiah Canaan in the game for the Rockets.
I watched Papanikolaou, Harden and Canaan have a 3-point shooting contest at practice the other day. Papanikolaou won. He is 4/5 tonight.
With Z-Bo on Canaan, Calvin Murphy keeps screaming "Take him to the basket." Canaan finally did. Three-point play. Good job, Murph.
This is hilarious. James Harden is guarding Zach Randolph. Meanwhile, Randolph is guarding Isaiah Canaan.
Rockets going super small to start the second half. Ariza at the 4, Canaan and Beverley in together. That’ll be interesting.
Isaiah Canaan starts the second half. Trevor Ariza moves to the four on Z-Bo. Memphis immediately posts him up.
I bet a lot of basketball players wish they had Dwight Howard around the basket to tidy up after misses. He just did that for Canaan.
Canaan hits his 3rd trey of quarter. He's 3 of 4. Rest of Rockets 2 of 13. Sixers packing lane, as did in Philly when Rockets made 16 3s.
Canaan makes his third 3 to pull the Rockets within two points (36-34) with 5:42 left in half.
Isaiah Canaan's looked good tonight.
Same starters as Miami game for Wolves: Zach, KMartin, Thad, Pek, Wiggins. Rockets are starting Ariza, Motiejunas, Howard, Harden, Canaan
My favorite Daily Fantasy values tonight: Isiah Canaan, Wes Johnson, Reggie Jackson, Solomon Hill, and play Anthony Davis (Pels at home).
Guards that went after Nedovic: Isaiah Canaan, Ray McCallum. It's not like Warriors missed out on much
Stephen Curry knows all about Isaian Canaan bec he specifically follows players from mid-majors. Called him "fearless." Real recognize real.
FINAL: GSW 98, HOU 87. Strong effort w/ 3 starters out, but shots misfired all night. 1st loss for Rox (6-1) this yr. Canaan career-high 21.
Canaan stayed down on floor, holding back of his head. Walking off very slowly.
Isaiah Canaan taking his time getting up - seems ok though.
HUGE 3-pointer for Isaiah Canaan. He has a career-high 21 points tonight.
Canaan Currys Curry to tie the game. He has 21. Career high was 15.
D-Mo for three at the buzzer! HALF: Rockets 56, Warriors 48. Harden has 16, Canaan 12, D-Mo 12 off the bench. Rockets have shot 21 threes.
Rockets 28, Warriors 25 after 1. Canaan w/ 10 in 1st quarter. Career high is 15. Ariza, K-Pap, Bogut, Thompson scoreless. Weird game so far.
Give it up for Isaiah Canaan -- 10 points in the first quarter. Rockets with a surprising 29-25 lead after one.
And now the Rockets go even smaller. Canaan in for Harden. Makes Daniels the small forward? Terry?