In what seems almost normal now, the Washington Wizards found themselves down early, but clawed back. Like clockwork, the Wizards found themselves down early to the Houston Rockets, but are only down by one as the Rockets lead 28-27 after the first quarter.
Kirk Hinrich leads the Wizards with eight points. Nick Young added five, while John Wall has two in limited action. Rashard Lewis has four points and four rebounds. Flip Saunders had to throw together another makeshift lineup with the return of Andray Blatche and JaVale McGee from suspension.
Kevin Martin leads all scorers with 10 points. The Rockets are shooting 55% from the field compared to the Wizards' 46%.