The Warriors come with momentum coming off their win. The Rockets will play without MVP candidate James Harden. The Rockets show they are a good team without Harden as they are leading 20-35. The Warriors don’t just give up as they shorten the lead to 54-61. The Warriors did not capitalize in the third with the momentum as they trail the Rockets 86-92. The Warriors tie the Rockets in the fourth quarter which will not be enough to put them over the top. The final score will be 112-118. Eric Gordon will lead the Rockets with 25 points and Kevin Durant will lead the Warriors with 29 points. The Warriors will play the All-Star hosts Hornets and the Rockets will play the Hawks.