Full Highlights: Spurs 128-114 Rockets, 2019 NBA Preseason
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Rockets positives
James Harden registered 40 points and 11 rebounds and Eric Gordon was in a zone coming off the bench.
Confidence for Spurs
Spurs get their first win in this preseason and will play the Heat on Friday looking to finish with back-to-back wins. 
SAN ANTONIO SPURS WIN!
Gregg Popovich's squad defeats the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center.
Marco on fire
Belinelli taking contested threes and as usual, sinking them.
Q4 - 2:11
Spurs 122-109 Rockets
Q4 - 3:50
Rockets waving the white flag. Second unit players coming in replacing the starters. 
40 ball
40 point game for James Harden. Still not enough, Houston down by 20 with 4:40 remaining in the game.
Easy dunk for Poeltl.
Depth
San Antonio has played 14 different players in the game. 
Q4 - 6:22
Houston calls TO
Q4 - 6:39
Samanic Putback Layup Shot
Q4 - 7:03
Second unit players on the floor for San Antonio.
Q4 - 8:00
Things looking good for the Spurs. San Antonio leads by 22.
Q4 - 12:00
Last quarter starts!
Q3 Ends
Third quarter comes to an end. San Antonio leads Houston 97-79.
Q3 - 1:30
Westbrook with 6 turnovers. 
Q3 - 1:58
Poeltl Reverse Layup Shot
Q3 - 2:33
Spurs maintain distance. SAS up by 12.
Q3 - 3:39
Belinelli 3pt Shot
Q3 - 4:55
Spurs call TO.
Around the league
Meanwhile, the MSG is going wild with Vince Carter Farewell tour.
Absolute Force
LaMarcus Aldridge with 20 points in 10 for 12 from the field. 
Q3 - 6:53
Murray Substitution replaced by White
Q3 - 7:32
Aldridge Jump Shot. 20 points for the 'big fella'.
Solid addition
Great decision by Gregg Popovich on adding Tim Duncan to the coaching staff. San Antonio looking good on defense and offense.
Q3 - 8:24
Houston calls TO. 
Q3 - 8:34
Spurs lead by 20 in the start of the second half. 
Q3 - 9:50
9 Turnovers for the Rockets. Mike D'Antoni's team being too casual with the ball.
Q3 - 11:30
5 turnovers for 'The Brodie'
Q3 - 12:00
Second half is underway!
HT: Spurs 65-51 Rockets
James Harden has 18 points in 7 for 16 from the field. 
LA and DM lead the Spurs in total points with 14 and 15 respectively.
First Half Ends
Spurs lead the Rockets at the half.
Spurs lead by 9
Three minutes remaining in the half
Q2 - 4:43
Aldridge Pullup Jump shot
EG10 in double digits
11 points off the bench.
Q2 - 6:50
Lonnie Walker IV putting some good numbers on the board. +/- of +13. Watch out!
Belinelli letting it fly
Q2 - 7:06
Spurs TO.
Q2 - 7:06
Harden Driving Layup Shot
Q2 - 7:24
Three turnovers for Harden and three for Westbrook. 
Q2 - 8:00
House Jr. Substitution replaced by Capela
Q2 - 8:00
Rivers Substitution replaced by Harden
Q2 - 8:19
 Forbes Driving Floating Jump Shot
Q2 - 10:09
Spurs TO. 
Q2 - 10:13
Eric gordon with 8 points off the bench. 
Q2 - 11:00
Westbrook goes two of two from the line. 
Q2 - 11:10
Murray 3pt Shot
Q2 - 12:00
Second quarter is underway!
Key off the bench
Eric Gordon will have to raise his level off the bench if the Rockets want to be a candidate in the West.
Q1 Ends
First quarter of play is in the books. Spurs lead the Rockets at Houston 36-22.
Q1 - 1:00
Rockets trail by 10 with one minute left in the quarter.
Q1 - 2:00
Russell Westbrook already has three turnovers in the first quarter. 
Q1 - 2:20
Metu Substitution replaced by Carroll
Too easy for Harden
'The Beard' drives past Forbes with ease.
Bryn Forbes keeps doing work. Three point from the shooting guard. 
Spurs lead 25-15 with 3 minutes remaining in the first quarter.
Q1 - 3:30
Walker IV Driving Floating Jump Shot
Q1 - 4:16
Aldridge Putback Dunk Shot. He's got six points.
Q1 - 6:24
Timeout Houston 
Q1 - 9:00
The sophomore from Pennsylvania, Lonnie Walker IV, gets the three.
Jelly Fam
Danny House Jr. gets the layup.
Q1 - 9:50
DeJounte Murray already has 4 points. Two quick buckets for the Seattle's PG.
Spurs Starting Five
PG - DeJounte Murray

SG - Bryn Forbes

SF - Lonnie Walker IV

PF - Trey Lyles

C - LaMarcus Aldridge

Trust me when I say that Houston's pregames' will be the most entertaining ones out of the whole NBA. 
Houston gotas all out and most likely that will be their starting five for the regular season.
Rockets lineup
PG - Russell Westbrook

SG - James Harden

SF - Danny House Jr.

PF - PJ Tucker

C - Clint Capela.

Q1 - 12:00
Game is underway in Houston!
Less than 10 minutes away from tip-off!
Two Hall of Famers
In honor of San Antonio playing tonight, we bring you a practice from back in the day with Tim Duncan and David Robinson going one-on-one.
Russ warming up
Westbrook getting shots up ahead of tonight's game
Tickets
Stranger things?
Safe to say Marco Belinelli is looking forward for Stranger Things Season 4.
One-legged three
James Harden ain't messing around and the former MVP plans to use the 'one-legged three' this season. 
Gerald Green's injury update
The Rockets fear that Gerald Green's broken foot is worse than initially expected and fear he'll miss the season.
Rockets waive former #1 pick
The Houston Rockets have waived former No. 1 overall pick Anthony Bennett.
Memory lane
Throwback to the last time these two teams faced each other at the Toyota Center. A 61-point game performance by James Harden led the way for Houston. 
Spurs in the house
The DeRozan-less Spurs will try to make something happen on the road against the Houston Rockets.
Injury report
Houston Rockets
Michael Frazier (Right Ankle Sprain), Nene (Adductor), Gerald Green (Left Foot Injury), Ray Spalding (Left Calf Strain), Tyson Chandler (Rest)

San Antonio Spurs
DeMar DeRozan (Rest), Rudy Gay (Rest)

Brodie's debut
Russell Westbrook will make his Rockets Toyota Center debut tonight against the Spurs.
Rockets arrive
The home team is in the building and ready to face their second to last preseason game against one of their two state rivals. 
Live coverage begins!
Spurs will play the Rockets at the Toyota Center in Houston with an 8pm ET tipoff.
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Bryn Forbes leading the way
Even though the Spurs have DeMar DeRozan, LaMarcus Aldridge and DeJounte Murray, the leading scorer for Gregg Popovich's team in the preseason has been Bryn Forbes. The guard has 47 total points in his previous three games.

Open Practice
Ahead of their home game against the Spurs, Houston decided to do an 'Open Practice' and quite a lot of people showed up to the Toyota Center.
Big picture
This both teams will try to seek a playoff spot in the Western Conference this season. The Rockets main goal is to give that next step into the NBA Finals while the Spurs are trying to make the postseason for a 23rd. consecutive time. 
New additions for Houston
Daryl Morey and the office from Houston did a good job this summer recruiting players, and they were able to bring in Russell Westbrook, Tyson Chandler, Ryan Anderson and Ben McLemore. 
Houston Rockets
On the other hand, the Houston Rockets are 2-1 during this preseason, including playing two games against the Raptors in Asia as a part of the NBA Japan Games. 
Season Opener for HOU
Housto will face the Bucks in their regular season opener next Thursday October 24th. at the Toyota Center.
Season Opener for SAS
San Antonio will kickoff the 2019/2020 NBA season next Wednesday October 23rd., when they host the New York Knicks.
San Antonio in need for a win
The Spurs have lost their three opening NBA Preseason games against the Orlando Magic, Miami Heat and New Orleans Pelicans respectively. 
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Houston at home
The game will be played at the Toyota Center in Houston, TX. Tipoff is expected to be at 8:00pm ET.
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