“We’re going to watch the tape and we’ll see what approach we’re going to have for the second game and we’ll go from there,” Frank Vogel said after the game.
Starter JaVale McGee only played 12 minutes, with Dwight Howard adding 11 more minutes to the game.
LeBron James compared the Rockets’ speed to the St. Louis Rams of the early 2000s.
“It’s like in the early 2000s, when the St. Louis Rams were The Greatest Show on Turf. People were always saying how they were going to spot them, spot them and spot them. Until they get out there, and they see Isaac Bruce and Torry Holt, Marshall Faulk and Az Hakim, and all these guys. And they were like, “We have to play them again. Because there is no way to simulate that speed. Getting out on the floor and having a match 1 will give you a good idea. “