A game the Spurs had to have, for any hope of a play-in game, and a continuation of their playoff streak.
A scenario the NBA wants; teams fighting for the play in spot.
The result seemed predictable, with those conditions in mind. But this is the NBA, and...
It was mostly painful to watch, (and even worse to hear). The Rockets essentially didn’t do anything right. The didn’t take care of the ball, they didn’t play good defense, they didn’t make open shots, they didn’t play with intensity, they didn’t rebound, they didn’t communicate on defense.