Brooklyn Nets host Houston Rockets in a matchup between the two Western Conference teams. This is going to be a fascinating battle at Barclays Center considering both Nets and Rockets are two of the highest-scoring teams in NBA this season.
Kevin Durant may be missing from the team's roster but that hasn't stopped the team from entering back into the contention for the top spots in the West. That said, Nets have lost three times in the first four games, with the last one coming at home, a 108-118 defeat at the hands of Indiana Pacers.
Even after a negative record, Nets are averaging 120 points per game this season, which is the third-best record across both the conferences.
Houston Rockets, meanwhile, are averaging a season-high 128 points per game. Their defence has been the main problem but the games involving them have been spectacle so fans are not complaining.
Their last match was a nail-biting fixture in which Rockest just about managed to get the better of Washington wizards on the road, beating them 158-159 for their third consecutive win of the season.
Where can I watch the match live?
Sony Sports Network has the exclusive rights to broadcast select NBA matches in India, while the premier viewers can also catch the action live on the SonyLiv app.
Host: Brooklyn Nets
Visitors: Houston Rockets
Venue: Barclays Center
Match Timing: November 02, 04:30 AM
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Brooklyn Nets vs Houston Rockets Probable Five:
PF: Joe Harris
SF: Taurean Prince
C: DeAndre Jordan
PG: Caris LeVert
SG: Kyrie Irving
PF: P.J. Tucker
SF: Danuel House
C: Clint Capela
PG: James Harden
SG: Russell Westbrook
Players likely to feature from the bench:
Nets: Spencer Dinwiddie, Jarrett Allen, Rodions Kurucs, Garrett Temple, David Nwaba, Dzanan Musa, Theo Pinson
Rockets: Eric Gordon, Austin Rivers, Thabo Sefolosha, Ben McLemore, Ryan Anderson, Tyson Chandler
Brooklyn Nets team news:
Kevin Durant (Achilles) is expected to miss the entire 2019-20 season with the injury. The two-time NBA finals MVP was on ESPN's “First Take” show ehre he reiterated that he doesn't intend to play during the 2019-20 season.
No other injury concerns for Nets ahead of this game.
Houston Rockets team News:
Gerald Green ill be missing the rest of the season after picking up a knee injury in the preseason, The 33-year-old has had a surgery recently.
In addition, Rockets have also listed Michael Grazier as out from this game.
Nets to choose from:
C.J. Williams, Kyrie Irving, Lance Thomas, Spencer Dinwiddie, DeAndre Jordan, Joe Harris, Henry Ellenson, Garrett Temple, Taurean Prince, Caris LeVert, Deng Adel, Jarrett Allen, John Egbunu, Dzanan Musa, Rodions Kurucs, Theo Pinson, Jaylen Hands, David Nwaba, Wilson Chandler, Nicolas Claxton
Houston Rockets squad for this match:
Thabo Sefolosha, Clint Capela, Tyson Chandler, Gary Clark, Ryan Anderson, Eric Gordon, Nene, James Harden, Isaiah Hartenstein, Danuel House Jr., Ben McLemore, Austin Rivers, P.J. Tucker, Russell Westbrook
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