If there’s such a thing as a panic button six games into a season, the Houston Rockets might be on the verge of pressing it. Yes, the season is still young and Houston is still a respectable 3-3 after six games, but the way the losses are coming has not been encouraging in the slightest.
Let’s first get the worst stats out of the way:
- The 46 first-quarter points for the Heat was their all-time home record.
- The Rockets’ 32-point deficit after the first quarter was the third-biggest in the shot-clock era, which started in 1954.