This season the Rockets had Ryan Anderson and that was pretty much it in terms of power forwards or small ball centers.
One of the most lauded deals of the trade deadline was Daryl Morey stealing Lou Williams away from the bumbling…
Beverley has been through a handful of injuries and surgeries throughout his career, maybe the NBA grind is getting to him.
Instead of Mike D’Antoni rallying the troops like President Whitmore from his epic speech during Independence day, the Rockets somehow looked even worse, eventually falling by 39 points.
During the regular season, the Rockets had a two and a half man rotation at center with Clint Capela and Nene, getting most of the minutes and playing time.
By the end of the half, the Spurs would make it a four-point game, and with Nene out and injured and Clint Capela it looked like the Rockets might be in trouble.
Despite being held to 36% from the field the Rockets were always within striking distance, they just weren’t able to get consistent offense.