Rest Rumors

Ronald Tillery: JaMychal Green (knee) will be OUT tonight at Portland along with Andrew Harrison (right wrist/left shoulder), Chandler Parsons (rest) and Tyreke Evans (personal) is not with team. MarShon Brooks (left ankle) is Mr. anti-tank so he’s questionable along with Marc Gasol (left groin)
Storyline: Andrew Harrison Injury
More importantly, they run an NBA-low 16.1 miles per game, and the difference between them and second-place Minnesota is as large as the difference between second and 13th. The Rockets’ average speed, on both offense and defense, is by far slowest in the league, which you probably wouldn’t expect given their reputation as a high-octane offensive machine. The reality is that Harden, Paul, and Capela — with whom the Rockets are 38-2 — are often running a three-man motion offense within an offense, while a mishmash of interchangeable wings chill and watch.