It wasn’t ample to procure the win, however the Houston Rockets confirmed indicators of a greater future on Monday night in Phoenix.
In spite of falling behind by 23 points at halftime, with the Suns tying the all-time NBA file with 18 made 3-pointers in a half of, the Rockets battled reduction in the 126-120 defeat (field procure). Christian Wood led the manner with 25 points and 15 rebounds, whereas 2nd-yr guard Kevin Porter Jr. scored 21 points and set up a contemporary career-excessive with 14 assists.
In the intervening time, contemporary signing Armoni Brooks scored a career-excessive 14 points, including 4-of-5 from 3-point fluctuate (80%). It turned into a in fact impressive showing from Houston on the perimeter, considering that Phoenix is led by an All-Star guard duo in Devin Booker and Chris Paul.
Extinct guard John Wall shot a disappointing 5-of-20 from the discipline (25%), whereas plenty of alternative veterans had been out injured. On the opposite hand, the performances by Houston’s younger options offered some hope for the rebuilding club, both for the instantaneous future and most likely previous.
Houston returns (14-40) to crawl on Wednesday, when Indiana visits Toyota Heart. For now, revel in highlights from Monday’s competitive loss.
— Houston Rockets (@HoustonRockets) April 13, 2021