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Can the young and scrappy Houston Rockets end their losing streak tonight against the underachieving Boston Celtics? 

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Houston Rockets (11-25) vs. Boston Celtics (19-18), March 14, 2021, 7:00 p.m. CT

Location: Toyota Center, Houston, TX

TV: AT&T SportsNet

Radio: SportsTalk790

Online: Rockets App

Raptors SB Nation Blog: CelticsBlogs

Projected Starting Lineups

Rockets: Kevin Porter Jr., Victor Oladipo, Sterling Brown, Jae’Sean Tate, Justin Patton

Celtics: Kemba Walker, Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum, Tristan Thompson, Daniel Theis

The Houston Rockets will kick-off a seven-game homestand tonight when they take on the Boston Celtics — currently tied for fifth in the Eastern Conference.

The Rockets will try to avoid their 16th consecutive loss after falling 114-99 to the Utah Jazz on Friday. In the loss, Kevin Porter Jr. scored 27 points while connecting on 11 of his 25 shot attempts from the field. His G-League teammate, Kenyon Martin Jr, recorded his first career double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds off the bench.

For Boston, the Celtics come into tonight’s game after a 121-109 loss to the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday. In the loss, two-time All-Star Jayson Tatum scored 31 points, while Marcus Smart added 19 points in his return from injury.

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