The Pelicans (20-32) have won two straight and wrapped up their four-game road trip against the Rockets (15-37) before a six-game homestand that led to the All-Star Game. Houston won the first game of the season between these two teams in early December, with New Orleans playing at a .500 pace (13-13) ever since.
How to watch the New Orleans Pelicans at Houston Rockets today:
Game date: February 6, 2022
Game time: 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time
TV: NBA League Pass Canal 9
New Orleans is coming off a great victory over the Nuggets (113-105) with a strong fourth quarter, especially from rookie Herbert Jones.
In the game, Jones went for 18 points in the fourth quarter, shooting perfect from the field. He went 6 for 6 in the win.
New Orleans’ jumbo lineup of Jonas Valanciunas (18 points and seven rebounds), Jaxson Hayes (22 points and 11 rebounds), Brandon Ingram (23 points and 12 assists) and Jones were the perfect combination for the win.
In the only game between these teams this season, Houston won every quarter to win 118-108.
Eric Gordon and Christian Wood each had 23 points, with another four in double figures to earn the victory, while both teams were short-handed.