Green and Houston take on Brooklyn in non-conference action
Brooklyn Nets (36-28, sixth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Houston Rockets (15-49, 15th in the Western Conference)
Houston; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Jalen Green and the Houston Rockets host Mikal Bridges and the Brooklyn Nets in non-conference action.
The Rockets have gone 9-22 at home. Houston gives up 118.2 points to opponents and has been outscored by 7.9 points per game.
The Nets are 17-16 on the road. Brooklyn averages 13.2 turnovers per game and is 18-12 when committing fewer turnovers than opponents.
TOP PERFORMERS: Green is shooting 33.9% from beyond the arc with 2.6 made 3-pointers per game for the Rockets, while averaging 21.7 points and 3.6 assists. Kenyon Martin Jr. is averaging 14.3 points and 7.3 rebounds over the past 10 games for Houston.
Spencer Dinwiddie is averaging 17.6 points and 5.5 assists for the Nets. Cameron Thomas is averaging 15.3 points and 2.3 rebounds while shooting 45.2% over the last 10 games for Brooklyn.
LAST 10 GAMES: Rockets: 2-8, averaging 111.3 points, 45.0 rebounds, 23.7 assists, 7.7 steals and 4.4 blocks per game while shooting 46.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 119.6 points per game.
Nets: 4-6, averaging 108.9 points, 40.2 rebounds, 23.1 assists, 7.1 steals and 5.0 blocks per game while shooting 43.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 114.6 points.
INJURIES: Rockets: None listed.
Nets: Edmond Sumner: out (personal), Ben Simmons: out (knee).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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