On Monday night (November 22 ET), the Rockets scored an 18-point loss to the Celtics in Boston.
The young rebuilding lineup produced a competitive fight in the first half with all 15 of the game’s lead changes and seven draws before the pause. However, in the second half, the home team took the lead over the Rockets with a score of 34-16 in the third inning.
Boston, at one point, led by 29 points, as they took their third straight win and welcomed back All-Star Jaylen Brown in the win.
For Houston, only two players scored doubles, led by reserve keeper Armoni Brooks 17 points as the starters combined only 35 points in 13 40-shot games, including 2 out of 17 words outside the arc.
“It’s difficult for us as a team..especially after 15 games in a row,” Rockets veteran big man Daniel Theis says. “Now everyone is in a hole. Confidence is going down. We still have to believe and fight, even if it doesn’t go the way we want. We still have to fight. “
Eric Gordon: “This is hard..We have to understand it’s team basketball. Those are the little things. We were inconsistent all year playing good basketball. We have to do the little things first before we can start winning. Everyone needs to be on the same page for us to move forward.” pic.twitter.com/rV3y4CdENs
– Mark Berman (@MarkBermanFox26) November 23, 2021
This loss to the Rockets was their 15th straight, not far from the franchise’s record of consecutive losses.
What is the Rockets franchise record for consecutive losses?
You don’t have to rewind too far to remember your team’s longest losing streak.
Last season, also under current head coach Stephen Silas, the Rockets lost 20 straight games between February 6, 2021 and March 20, 2021.
The Rockets have lost 14 games in a row and last year had a 20-game losing streak.
– Elias Sports Bureau (@EliasSports) November 22, 2021
The 20-game losing streak is tied for the sixth-longest of consecutive losses spanning an NBA season.
When will the 2021-22 Rockets record their last win?
Houston hasn’t won a game since their 122-106 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on October 22, in the first week of the 2021-22 season.
It was the team’s second game of the season.
Although the team lost these 15 consecutive games by an average of 13.7 points, including three losses by 26 points or more, the youth team fought hard and bravely came close to scoring these goals. impressive wins over Los Angeles (November 2) and Denver (November 6).
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The team’s 1-16 record is by far the worst in the league but they have a number of opportunities coming their way to fix their losing streak and ensure they don’t draw or break the franchise record.
After playing the Bulls and the Hornets at home, Houston twice faced the OKC Thunder 6-11, the Orlando Magic 4-14 and the New Orleans Pelicans 3-16 (record as of November 22).
|November 24||versus Bulls|
|November 27||compared to wasps|
|November 29||compared to Thunder|
|December 1||at Thunder|
|December 3||compared to magic|
|December 5||compared to pelicans|
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