[Guide] The Hughton Rockets beat the Celtics. The defense of Jones and Howard became the keynote of the victory in this game.
Later, Mai Shuai praised Jones and hoped that the team has found the rhythm of victory.
On November 20, , the Houston Rockets beat the Celtics 109-85 at home. Jones scored a career-high 24 points.
After the game, Rockets coach McHale accepted interviews from the media.
“Jones played very well today, he seized every opportunity, he rebounded well, he ran very aggressively, he could catch and shoot, he could dribble, he could create opportunities, he could
Help us on the outside defense, he is a good kid, he is a good young man, he will get better, he just needs to continue to improve.” Mai Shuai commented.
In the first quarter of the game, the Rockets scored 40 points and restrained their opponents by another 20 points.
The inside defense of Jones and Howard was the keynote of tonight’s victory.
“I think Jones and Howard really handled it very well tonight. They let the opponent collapse early on defense, which gave us an opportunity to attack. Jones played very, very well. Howard was also very efficient tonight.
He broke everything that was holding us back and got me off to a really good start,” said Mai Shuai.
We know from the data that the Rockets’ defense is very good tonight, allowing the opponent to shoot only 32.3% of the time.
“If we can defend the rebounds, that’s what we should do. The more defense you do, the more chances you get. We’ve been falling down on reaching, a lot of steals, we’re very good defensively.
Positive, it also turned into an opportunity on offense.” Mai Shuai said.
The Rockets have won three consecutive victories, and the rhythm of this game is also very good. McHale hopes that the team can continue to maintain it.
“Hopefully we’ve found our rhythm, it’s a process, it’s been good for us the last couple of days we’ve been able to play at home, we’ve been able to take a day off and then go to a good practice, a good shot, before that we
The schedule was very tight, we corrected a lot and our players did a great job correcting the issues.”