The Rockets’ loss to the Jazz on Tuesday dropped them into ninth in the Western Conference, a half-game behind Utah and two games behind seventh-place Portland heading into Thursday’s rematch with the Blazers
“It’s not about where we are in the standings,” Rockets guard James Harden said. “It’s about us continuing to fight and play the right way.”
“We’re not worried about other teams,” Rockets interim coach J.B. Bickerstaff said. “We’re not worried about the playoff race.”
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