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NBA Twitter reacts as 15-game losing streak by Rockets finally ends

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NBA Twitter reacts as 15-game losing streak by Rockets finally ends

On the identical day that job speculation swirled almost about head coach Stephen Silas and rookie Jalen Green was lost to a leg injury, the Houston Rockets pulled off their most surprising victory in a while.

Wednesday’s 118-113 win (box score) over the visiting Chicago Bulls (12-7) snapped a 15-game losing streak for the Rockets and improved them to 2-16 on the 2021-22 NBA season. It was a raucous surroundings in entrance of Houston followers at Toyota Center, permitting the house staff to move into Thanksgiving with one thing to finally be grateful for.

Danuel House Jr. led the Rockets with 18 factors in simply 17 minutes, all within the second half, and he made all 4 of his 3-pointers. That allowed Houston to rally from a 9-point deficit early within the third quarter.

The Rockets made a tactical change heading into the sport, with Silas eradicating traditional beginning heart Daniel Theis from the beginning lineup (and rotation) whereas permitting Christian Wood to return to that place — which is the place he excelled within the 2020-21 season. Wood responded with 16 factors, 10 rebounds, and 6 assists, together with 2-of-3 on 3-pointers.

Here’s a sampling of how NBA Twitter reacted on Wednesday night time to the shocking information of Houston knocking off Chicago, which entered the sport with the second-best report within the Eastern Conference.

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