Nowadays, a huge lot of people are crazy about the NBA all over the world and they continuously follow whichever team they adore and love the most. At this point in time, all these NBA enthusiasts are keenly following the NBA Playoffs 2017 which will soon be entering the second round. So for them all, here is the recent update that might interest you.
Houston Rockets Enter Round 2
At the moment, the Houston Rockets are making their entrance into the 2nd stage of the NBA Playoffs 2017. It’s the initial occasion that the Rockets have gone forward from the opening stage within the Western Conference ever since the 2014-2015 period while they progressed to the finals of the conference, losing to the amazing Golden State Warriors.
On the Tuesday match, the Houston Rockets concluded the opening stage of the battle against its opponents which were the Oklahoma City Thunder by 105-99 and winning Match 5 as well as the best-of-seven sequences with a 4-1 score. The initial stage battle was a smash among the league’s two biggest MVP contenders, which were Houston Rocket’s James Harden and the Oklahoma City’s Russell Westbrook captaining their individual squads. However, the strength of the Houston Rockets, in the end, was too hot to handle for the Oklahoma City, in spite of Westbrook’s top efforts during the first leg of NBA Playoffs’ Online Calendar.
Similarly, at the time of the regular season, Westbrook was averaged a significant triple-double in the run. He had an average of 35 points, as much as 12 rebounds, and nearly 11.3 assists within 5 games. Harden had also impressed, with an average of 33 points, as many as 7.8 assists, and 6 rebounds in the series. At the 2nd round of the NBA playoffs, the Rockets are going to play the leader of the Memphis Grizzlies and the San Antonio Spurs. Both the teams are in the midst of one of the greatest and competitive initial round sequence of the NBA Playoffs.
The San Antonio-Memphis Clash Counts
The San Antonio Spurs didn’t encounter any trouble against the Memphis in the initial two games of the series that took place on their home basketball court, becoming a victor in both by decent margins. All we need to see now is that will the moon phases change for the Memphis Grizzlies or the fortune will again favor the San Antonio Spurs.
The moment San Antonio and Memphis series ends, the Houston Rockets are going to take on the winner. In case the winner is San Antonio, the Spurs are going to get the home-court benefit. However, if the Memphis acquires the upset series victory, Houston is going to get the home court.