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Scouting Report: Rockets vs. Warriors

November 15, 2018

Scouting report: vs. Golden State When/where: 7 p.m.; Toyota Center.TV/radio: TNT; 740 AM, 790 AM, 850 AM (Spanish).Rockets (6-7) update: They won two of three meetings with the Warriors last season, splitting the games in Houston. … The Rockets have won 4 of 6 games after their 1-5 start but are just 1-4 at home. … Chris Paul leads the NBA in steals, averaging 2.55, while James Harden is third, averaging 2.3 … Paul has averaged 23.5 points on 60 percent shooting in the past two games after averaging 10.7 points on 33.3 percent shooting in the previous four. … Forward Gary Clark (bruised right hip) and guard Gerald Green (sprained ankle) are questionable. Forward Carmelo Anthony (illness), center Nene (right calf tightness) and guard Brandon Knight (left knee injury) are out.Warriors (12-3) update: They have split their past four games but still have the NBA’s best record. … The Warriors are the top-rated offensive team in the league, ranking second in points per game and first in field goal percentage, 3-point percentage and assists. … The Warriors are 40-60 in games Stephen Curry, who is out with a left groin strain, has missed in his career. The Warriors went 22-15 without Curry, the league’s leading scorer this season, last season … In his third start filling in for Curry, Quin Cook had 18 points and six assists against the Hawks on Tuesday. … Center DeMarcus Cousins (left Achilles rehab) has not played this season.Statistically speaking: 110. Point total achieved or surpassed by the winning team in 11 of the past 12 regular-season meetings of the Rockets and Warriors.Jonathan Feigen

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