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Rockets vs. Celtics game thread: Shipping up to Boston

The Rockets go for four in a row tonight at the TD Garden.

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So we won't be seeing much of Dwight Howard for a while, which means we'll be seeing plenty of Joey Dorsey for a while.

There's possibly no better team to face in the NBA when your big man rotation is hurting. With no Howard and Terrence Jones working his way back from injury -- which is WAY BETTER TO WRITE when he's doing it during games -- the Rockets front line is now the team's most vulnerable unit.

Luckily, the Celtics have no way to exploit it. Jared Sullinger is talented and crafty, but undersized and under-athletic. The rest of the bigs are Brandon Bass, Kelly Olynyk and Tyler Zeller.

Not very fear-inducing. Meanwhile, James Harden is the most fear-inducing player in the league. Since mid-November, every game he's scored less than 20 he's followed up with games of at least 28 points. He scored 17 against the Mavericks. Get ready, Jae Crowder/Evan Turner/Marcus Smart. You have your work cut out for you.