.@patbev21 (hamstring) will not play tonight against Boston.— Houston Rockets (@HoustonRockets) November 1, 2014
Beverley injured his left hamstring during the Rockets' 104-93 win against the Jazz on Wednesday night. Through two games this season, Beverley has 8.0 PPG, 3.5 APG, and 3.5 RPG. In Beverley's place, Isaiah Canaan will get the start for Houston.
McHale confirms Isaiah Canaan will start in place of Patrick Beverley tonight.— Houston Rockets (@HoustonRockets) November 1, 2014
This is Canaan's first career start since being drafted by the Rockets in the second round of the 2013 NBA Draft. The Murray State product played 22 regular season games last season, posting 4.6 PPG and a .327 3-point% in 11.5 minutes.
The Houston Rockets' home opener against the Boston Celtics tips tonight at 7:00 PM CT.