Houston Rockets: Summer League Day 2

Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

The Houston Rockets get to rest on the second day of Orlando Summer League, but will play  the last three days in a row. The Orlando Summer League has a new points system, that makes for something interesting to watch aside from the Adidas T-Shirt jerseys.

Standings over the first five days of the league will be kept using a seven point system. In this system, seven points are awarded each game and distributed as follows:
• 3 points for winning the game
• 1 point for every quarter a team wins (in the event of a tied quarter, both teams will receive 0.5. points)
• The winning team in each game can collect between 4 to 7 points, while the losing team can collect from 0 to 3 points.

CHAMPIONSHIP SEEDING CRITERIA
Day six Championship seeding will be determined by a team’s total points in the league standings. In the event of a tie, the following tie-breaker will be in place:
• Tiebreaker 1: Total point differential
• Tiebreaker 2: Total points allowed
• Tiebreaker 3: Coin flip

After a nice win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Day 1, the Rockets picked up 5 points.

Here is where they rank after Day 1:

  1. Utah Jazz (6 points) /Oklahoma City Thunder (6 points) /Detroit Pistons (6 points)
  2. Orlando Magic (5 points) / Houston Rockets (5 points)
  3. Philadelphia 76ers (2 points) /Boston Celtics (2 points) /Indiana Pacers (2 points)
  4. Miami Heat (1 point) / Brooklyn Nets (1 point)

On Tuesday the Rockets play the Utah Jazz, and Trey Burke at 2pm, CST.

 

Topics: Houston Rockets, NBA, Orlando Summer League, Terrence Jones

Want more from Space City Scoop?  
Subscribe to FanSided Daily for your morning fix. Enter your email and stay in the know.

TEAMFeed More Rockets news from the Fansided Network

Hot on the Web From golf.com