The Houston Rockets opened a six-game home stand on Wednesday with a 96-95 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder and snapped a two game losing streak in the process. Up next for the Rockets is Ricky Rubio and the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday.
Despite the buzz surrounding the Timberwolves this season, Minnesota currently finds itself in last place in the Northwest division with a 14-16 record. The Timberwolves are 5-5 in its last 10 games but is 2-1 against the Rockets this season.
On Sunday, the Utah Jazz will pay a visit to the Toyota Center for the first time this season. The Jazz are 14-14 on the season and have been struggling of late losing seven of its last 10 games and two in a row.