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NBA Las Vegas Summer League 2012: Rockets Face Chicago Bulls

The Houston Rockets summer league team, stacked with first round picks, tries to move their record to 4-1 when they face the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday afternoon.

Houston, which has three players averaging over 16+ points a game in Las Vegas, will face an old Rocket, Jermaine Taylor, who is trying to work his way back into the NBA.

Taylor should provide a good test for Jeremy Lamb at the SG position, while Georgetown rookie Henry Sims has the size and footspeed at 6'10 245 to give Donatas Motiejunas a good matchup.

Houston's trio of promising young combo forwards -- Royce White, Terrence Jones and Marcus Morris -- should overwhelm the Bulls down low, although veteran Leon Powe will give whoever is defending him a taste of NBA physicality in the paint.

Chicago will run most of their offense through their first-round pick, Marquise Teague of Kentucky.

Read more on the Rockets at The Dream Shake and SB Nation Houston. Head over to the NBA hub page for news and analysis around the league.

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