The Houston Rockets (22-10) take on the New Orleans Pelicans (10-23) at Smoothie King Center.
Game Time: 8:00PM EST/5:00PM PST on Sunday, December 29th
Betting Odds: NBA Odds
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Rockets Active Roster: Chris Clemons, Gerald Green, Danuel House Jr., William Howard, Ben McLemore III, Gary Clark Jr., Austin Rivers, Isaiah Hartenstein, Tyson Chandler, Russell Westbrook III, James Harden Jr., Thabo Sefolosha, Clint Capela, P.J. Tucker Jr., Nene, Eric Gordon Jr.
Rockets Injured Players:
- Gerald Green (Out – Left Foot): Houston Rockets G-F Gerald Green is expected to miss six months after having surgery, according to Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle.
- Russell Westbrook III (Out – Rest): Westbrook is listed as OUT for Sunday’s (Dec. 29) game against the Pelicans.
- James Harden Jr. (Day To Day – Toe): Harden is listed as questionable for Sunday’s (Dec. 29) game.
- Clint Capela (Out – Heel): Capela is out for Sunday’s (Dec. 29) game against the Pelicans.
- Nene (Out – Abductor): Nene is still away from the team and there is currently no timeline for his return, according to Vincent Sung of Clutch Points.
Pelicans Active Roster: Lonzo Ball, Jaxson Hayes, E’Twaun Moore, Zion Williamson, Jrue Holiday, Brandon Ingram, Frank Jackson, Kenrich Williams, Jahlil Okafor, Derrick Favors, JJ Redick, Nickeil Alexander-Walker, Nicolo Melli, Josh Hart, Darius Miller
Pelicans Injured Players:
- Zion Williamson (Out – Right knee): Williamson is making progress and can put full weight on his knee, but he’s still a ways away from returning to action, according to a report from Scott Kushner of The Times Picayune.
- Darius Miller (Out – Achilles): Miller is not expected to play this season as he recovers from a ruptured right Achilles tendon, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic.