For a preseason game, I’d say that was pretty exciting.
Right out of the gate the Rockets showed us what exactly is to be expected from them under their newest head coach. Houston grabbed 44 defensive rebounds and then it was off to the races.
James Harden, by the way, had 28 points with 11 assists.
🏀 28 points
🏀 11 assists
🏀 6 rebounds
— Houston Rockets (@HoustonRockets) October 5, 2016
Ryan Anderson added 26 points among five players in double figures for points.
The New Orleans Pelicans come into Toyota Center on Sunday for the Rockets second preseason game.