Brooklyn Nets at Houston Rockets: TV info, live stream, injury report

Brooklyn Nets Spencer Dinwiddie. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2017 NBAE (Photo by Bill Baptist/NBAE via Getty Images)
Brooklyn Nets Spencer Dinwiddie. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2017 NBAE (Photo by Bill Baptist/NBAE via Getty Images) /

The Brooklyn Nets open a 2-game road trip Wednesday night with their annual visit to the Houston Rockets at Toyota Center for an 8 p.m. Eastern tipoff.

The Brooklyn Nets are 14-6 over their last 20 games, but have lost four of their last five on the road entering Wednesday’s matchup against the Houston Rockets at Toyota Center.

The Rockets (25-18) have won 14 of their last 18 games and haven’t lost at home since Nov. 28, a span of 12 games.

Brooklyn (22-23) last played Monday, beating the Boston Celtics at Barclays Center 109-102. Houston beat the Memphis Grizzlies at home 112-94 on Monday.

More from Nothin' But Nets

D’Angelo Russell scored 34 points and had seven assists to lead the Nets past Boston on Monday. Brooklyn took a 27-point lead early in the fourth quarter and held off the Celtics down the stretch.

DeMarre Carroll added 10 points and 14 rebounds and Jarrett Allen finished with 19 points, 12 rebounds and four blocks.

James Harden erupted for a season-high 57 points and a game-high nine rebounds to lead the Rockets over Memphis. Austin Rivers added 11 points, six assists and three steals.

The Nets are just 30-63 against the Rockets since they came into the NBA in 1976. Houston owns the longest winning streak in the series by taking 14 games in a row from Dec. 27, 2006, to Nov. 29, 2013.

The most consecutive wins for the Nets came from March 2, 1983, to Jan. 13, 1985, with a string of four straight victories.

The Rockets have the highest-scoring game in the series with a 139-87 victory at Houston on Oct. 18, 1978, that is also the most lopsided decision between the teams.

The Nets had a 126-112 win at Piscataway on Feb. 24, 1978, that was their highest-scoring game in the series. Their largest victory was March 2, 1983, in a 124-85 win at East Rutherford.

Calvin Murphy of the Rockets set the individual scoring high in the series with 57 points in a loss at Houston on March 18, 1978. Drazen Petrovic‘s 44 points is the high for the Nets, set in a Jan. 24, 1993, victory at East Rutherford.

Since becoming the Brooklyn Nets in 2012, the club is 3-10 against the Rockets. Houston’s current five-game winning streak that began Dec. 12, 2016, is the longest in that span. Brooklyn won consecutive games on Nov. 11 and Dec. 8, 2015.

The Rockets have the high-scoring mark of the Brooklyn era with a 137-112 win at Barclays Center on Jan. 15, 2017, which was also the largest margin in that time. Brooklyn’s high came in a 122-118 loss at Houston on Dec. 12, 2016.

The Nets largest win was a 105-96 victory at Barclays Center on April 1, 2014.

On an individual level, James Harden’s 37 points in a Nov. 27, 2017, Rockets win at Houston is the most in the Brooklyn era. Joe Johnson has the Brooklyn high with 32 points in the aforementioned April 1, 2014, win at home.

*-Historical research courtesy of

Get connected with your favorite team today! Stream all the action on Fubo.

To catch Wednesday’s Nets-Rockets action on your favorite screen, here’s the details.

Brooklyn Nets at Houston Rockets

Toyota Center, Houston
Time: 8 p.m. Eastern
TVYES Network
Live streamNBA League Pass

The skinny

Season series: Houston leads 1-0
Records: Brooklyn 22-23 (7th in East), Houston 25-18 (4th in West)

Scoring: BKN 110.7 (17th), HOU 111.3 (15th)
Defense: BKN 111.3 (18th), HOU 109.2 (11th)

Off. Rating: BKN 109.2 (16th), HOU 113.5 (3rd)
Def. Rating: BKN 109.9 (18th), HOU 111.4 (26th)
Pace: BKN 99.93 (20th), HOU 97.36 (28th)

Shooting: BKN 45.3% (19th), HOU 44.9% (24th)
3-point: BKN 36.0% (7th), HOU 35.2% (16th)

Opponent shooting: BKN 46.7% (22nd), HOU 47.3% (26th)
Opponent 3-point: BKN 34.7% (11th), HOU 33.8% (4th)


Brooklyn: PROBABLE–Rondae Hollis-Jefferson (right adductor strain); QUESTIONABLE–Shabazz Napier (right hamstring tightness); OUT–Allen Crabbe (sore right knee), Jared Dudley (left hamstring strain), Caris LeVert (subtalar dislocation, right foot), Dzanan Musa (left shoulder subluxation), Alan Williams (two-way, Long Island Nets).

Houston: QUESTIONABLE–Eric Gordon (right knee contusion); OUT–Carmelo Anthony (not with team), Clint Capela (right thumb), Danuel House (two-way, Rio Grande Valley Vipers), Brandon Knight (left knee soreness), Chris Paul (left hamstring strain).

Last meeting

Nov. 2 at Brooklyn: The Rockets erased a 14-point first-half deficit and pulled away from the Nets with an 8-0 run late in the fourth quarter to take a 119-111 victory at Barclays Center.

Chris Paul led Houston with 32 points, 11 assists and two blocks. Carmelo Anthony came off the bench for 28 points, including 6-of-9 from 3-point range, while Clint Capela had 22 points,1 3 rebounds and two blocks and Eric Gordon dropped in 21 points.

Caris LeVert paced Brooklyn with 29 points and three steals. Jarrett Allen had 10 points and eight rebounds and Joe Harris finished with 18 points and four assists.

Next. 10 best Nets from 3rd NBA decade (1996-2006). dark

What’s next?

Brooklyn: at Orlando, Friday; vs. Sacramento, Monday; vs. Orlando, Jan. 23

Houston: vs. Los Angeles Lakers, Saturday; at Philadelphia, Monday; at New York, Jan. 23