March 14 News Today, the Rockets defeated the Celtics 111-109 at home.
After the game, Rockets rookie Jabari Smith Jr. was interviewed by the media.
Talking about his recent performance, Jabari Smith Jr. said: “I just give it a go. I have played basketball since I was born. I believe in the work I put in. I believe in all the efforts I have made to get here. I am proud of myself.
Jabari Smith Jr. played 36 minutes today, made 9 of 11 shots, 5 of 6 three-pointers, 1 of 2 free throws, contributed 24 points, 11 rebounds, 3 assists, 1 steal and 1 block.
He scored at least 20 points and 10 rebounds in three consecutive games, becoming the first Rockets rookie to get this data since Olajuwon in 1985.