This is the type of a game a team with title aspirations needs to take care of business. The Rockets should be able to make quick work at home of an inferior Lakers squad that’s playing more for the future than for current wins.
I’d like to see a blowout, though not too much of one. It’s the first week of the fantasy basketball playoffs, and I’m already in a steep 6-3 hole. I roll with James Harden, Patrick Beverley and Clint Capela, so the last thing I need is any or all of those guys not playing a full game.
Here’s hoping for a 10-15 point decisive win for Houston that never quite gets out of hand enough to clear the bench.
Water is wet, bears most definitely smash in the woods, and AK is on the preview — here’s to life’s certainties.