Andrew Bogut and Jeremy Lin will play for their respective clubs as the Warriors travel to Houston and battle the Rockets. Bogut will not play tomorrow in Oklahoma City, as it is a back-to-back. Lin, who has been nursing a sprained ankle, declared himself “good to go” for today.
Both teams are scorching hot, with the Warriors having won four straight and the Rockets victorious in five of their last seven.
Led by All-Star James Harden, the Rockets are a rejuvenated club this season. Harden has straight-up dominated the NBA since being traded to Houston, and the Warriors could be in for a long night if they can’t stop him.
This will also be their first game against Lin since “Lin-sanity” began (and ended) last season. Lin, of course, made the Warriors roster out of summer league in 2010. It will be interesting to see how Lin fares against the club that gave him his first chance in the NBA.
Following tonight’s game, the Warriors will continue on their four-game road trip to face the Thunder, Grizzlies, and Mavericks.
Matchup to Watch: Curry vs. Lin
Golden State Warriors (30-17)
Houston Rockets (26-23)