The Houston Rockets hosted for the first and – only – time this season LeBron James and his Cleveland Cavaliers this Friday night.
Looking for their sixth consecutive win, J.B. Bickerstaff’s squad featured the return of Patrick Beverley who missed the previous game against the Timberwolves due to personal matters. As for the Cavs they completed their Texas roadtrip after grabbing a hard fought win against the Mavericks and dropping one to the Spurs on Thursday night.
A much anticipated match mostly thanks to the intensity, drama -and low blows– that surrounded last year’s game at Toyota Center, tonight’s game didn’t quite live up to the hype as it was a more defensive oriented game filled with mistakes and turnovers on the offensive end.
In the third quarter the Cavs turned up the heat and never looked back capitalizing on Rockets bad decisions and Harden’s ineffective ball movement and got the W.
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