Houston Rockets (22-11) vs. Denver Nuggets (23-9), Dec. 31, 2019, 6:00 p.m. CDT
Location: Toyota Center, Houston, Texas
Radio: KBME 790 AM/KEYH 850 AM (Spanish)/KNTE 101.7 FM (Spanish)/Streaming on Rockets App
Online: Rockets App
Nuggets SBNation Blog: Denver Stiffs
Both James Harden and Clint Capela were listed as questionable in the lead up to the game, but both will play, and with Eric Gordon also back from injury, the Rockets will be playing with a full lineup for the first time in a long time.
Gary Harris is out for the Nuggets, while Paul Millsap will play.
Rockets starters: Tucker, House Jr., Capela, Harden, Westbrook.— Jonathan Feigen (@Jonathan_Feigen) December 31, 2019
(Harden and Capela were listed as questionable.)
Nuggets: Millsap, Craig, Jokic, Barton III, Murray.
(Millsap and Harris were listed as questionable.)
Officials: Fitzgerald, Kennedy, Washington.
The Beard has had some pretty big success historically on New Year’s Eve, so let’s hope that continues, as the Rockets will be looking to get back on track against a Denver team they’ve mostly dominated recently, but lost 105-95 to back on November 20.
James Harden on NYE since 2012— Alykhan Bijani (@Rockets_Insider) January 1, 2019
2012: 28 points, 5 assists
2013: 38 points, 10 rebounds
2014: 36 points, 7 rebounds, 6 assists
2015: 30 points, 5 rebounds, 5 assists
2016: 53 points, 17 assists, 16 rebounds
2017: 40 points, 11 assists
TODAY 2018: 43 points, 13 assists, 10 rebounds
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