Portland, Oregon; Friday, 10 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Houston will aim to break its three-game road losing streak when the Rockets visit Portland.
Portland went 11-41 in Western Conference play and 17-24 at home during the 2021-22 season. The Trail Blazers gave up 115.1 points per game while committing 21.1 fouls last season.
Houston finished 20-62 overall and 11-41 in Western Conference action during the 2021-22 season. The Rockets averaged 16.1 points off of turnovers, 14.2 second chance points and 39.3 bench points last season.