Entering play Friday, the Rockets averaged 104.8 points a game, just 0.3 points less than the league-leading Oklahoma City Thunder. Led by James Harden, who is averaging 28.6 points over his last five games, the Rockets will try and break the Grizzlies defense, which allows a league-best 89.5 points a game.
With over half the NBA hitting the floor on Saturday, the other big game is between the Atlanta Hawks and the Chicago Bulls for Eastern Conference positioning.
The Hawks and Bulls currently sit third and fourth in the East, separated by one-and-a-half games. The Bulls are 7-3 in their last 10 games and will try and close the gap at 7 p.m. ET.
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