After an embarrassing loss to the Miami Heat on Monday, the Houston Rockets return to the Toyota Center for a Western Conference showdown against the Utah Jazz.
Houston Rockets (15-43) vs. Utah Jazz (43-15) April 21, 2021, 7:00 p.m. CT
Location: Toyota Center, Houston, TX
TV: AT&T SportsNet
Online: Rockets App
Jazz SB Nation Blog: SLC Dunk
Projected Starting Lineups
Rockets: John Wall, Armoni Brooks, Jae’Sean Tate, Kelly Olynyk, Christian Wood
Jazz: Mike Conley, Joe Ingles, Bojan Bogdanovic, Royce O’Neal, Rudy Gobert
After a rough road trip to Florida that left Sterling Brown hospitalized, the Houston Rockets will begin their two-game homestand tonight against the Utah Jazz. In a 113-91 loss against the Heat, Christian Wood and Kevin Porter Jr. led the way for the Rockets with 18 points apiece.
During his pre-game press conference on Wednesday, Rockets’ head coach Stephen Silas announced that Porter is out “until Sunday” after violating the NBA’s health-and-safety protocol.
For Utah, the Jazz currently possesses the league’s best record at 45-15. On Monday, the Jazz recorded a 111-97 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers. Six players scored in double-figures in the win, led by Jordan Clarkson, who finished the night with a team-best 22 points off the bench.
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