The Houston Rockets' surge towards the NBA playoffs hit a minor roadblock when they lost their previous game against New York Knicks. Knicks won the game 125-123. Rockets currently occupy the fourth spot in the Western Conference with 39 wins and 21 losses in the entire season. The Rockets next play against Los Angeles Clippers with Russell Westbrook. The big question that every Rockets fan have in their mind 'Is Russell Westbrook playing tonight? '
Brodie in February:— Houston Rockets (@HoustonRockets) March 2, 2020
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The Rockets (39-21) six games winning streak was brought to an end in their previous game against New York Knicks. The Houston Rockets did try their best to win their game against Knicks, but fell short by two points. James Harden chipped in with 35 points, while Russel Westbrook scored only 24 points in Rockets loss. Meanwhile, Los Angeles Clippers (42-19) are having a strong season but are yet to qualify for the playoffs. They are currently on a five-game winning streak and will look to continue their winning momentum.
Houston Rockets star Russell Westbrook injury was way back in early February when had suffered a left thumb sprain due to which he missed the earlier game against New York Knicks.
Currently, Russell Westbrook injury update is that the point guard is fit and ready to go against the Los Angeles Clippers.
Russell Westbrook has been performing consistently for the Houston Rockets when on the court. He is currently averaging 27.5 points, 7.9 rebounds and 7.1 assists per game. He recently earned his ninth career All-Star selection.