“We don’t really go for stuff like that, but we know we’re capable of hitting a lot of threes like that. I expect us to do that, it was good to see,” said Gordon, according to Kelly Iko of The Athletic.
“It was our night, but I think we can do more. We’re gonna break the record again. We can make more than 26 threes. We just gotta continue to do what we do and thrive, but tonight was fun.”
The pace was incredible for Houston, and the Wizards were in for a rough night.
“They got a lot of good isolation plays and they made tough threes, the step-back threes were tough and they make them,” Wizards coach Scott Brooks said.
“They took 55 threes. We knew going into the game they were going to take a lot of them. They were hot and they’ve been hot for a while now. They have a couple of hot players and there’s not much you can do when they’re making contested threes.”
Rockets’ Clint Capela Out with Concussion
Capela took a charge late in the Rockets’ game against the Los Angeles Clippers when he collided with Clippers’ JaMychel Green and seemed to have hit his head.
Capela was evaluated for a concussion following the collision.
Rockets’ Gerald Green to Undergo Foot Surgery
Houston Rockets’s swingman Gerald Green will undergo surgery on his broken left foot on Monday, according to the Houston Chronicle’s Jonathan Feigen.
Green met with several specialists to evaluate his options but ultimately opted to undergo surgery.
Green suffered the injury during the Rockets’ second preseason game in Tokyo, Japan earlier this month and there is no specific timetable for his return to the court following surgery.
Rockets Claim Ray Spalding Off Waivers
The Houston Rockets have claimed veteran power forward Ray Spaulding off of waivers from the Atlanta Hawks, according to Stadium and The Athletic’s Shams Charania.
The Rockets opened up an available roster spot when the released forward Anthony Bennett earlier this week.
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