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Houston takes on Boston in cross-conference matchup

October 23, 2021 GMT

Boston Celtics (0-2, 10th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Houston Rockets (1-1, seventh in the Western Conference)

Houston; Sunday, 7 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: The Houston Rockets take on the Boston Celtics in a non-conference matchup.

Houston finished 17-55 overall a season ago while going 9-27 at home. The Rockets gave up 116.7 points per game while committing 19.8 fouls last season.

Boston finished 35-36 overall with a 15-21 record on the road last season. The Celtics averaged 7.7 steals, 5.3 blocks and 13.5 turnovers per game last season.

INJURIES: Rockets: Garrison Mathews: out (not with team).

Celtics: None listed.

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.