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Rockets take on Wizards in preseason opener

The new era Rockets are here.

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Houston Rockets vs. Washington Wizards - Tuesday, October 5, 2021 @ 7pm CST


Location: Toyota Center, Houston, Texas

TV: NBA League Pass, AT&T Sportsnet

Radio: Sportstalk 790

Online: Rockets App

Wizards SB Nation site: Bullets Forever


The Rockets open up the preseason to much anticipation, taking on the Wizards tonight at home. It’s Houston’s rookie four’s debut against big league competition tonight, and though it’s just one, non-counting game, Rockets fans will be looking for signs of optimism with the youngsters.

Here’s your starting lineup:

Make sure you check out today’s content, from AK’s first preview of the year to Raymond’s poetic piece on Jalen Green and Coty’s write up on Dante Exum.

Another Rockets season is here, and it’s the first full one of the post-James Harden era. Thankfully, it comes with some excitement, and the James Harden days, at least in my mind, feel like a much longer time ago.

Anyway, tonight is about the young talent and what they can do. I think it’s going to be a lot.

For the first time this year: Let’s go Rockets!