Jazz-Rockets Game 3: What you need to know

first_img Robert Lovell Tags: Basketball/Houston Rockets/NBA/NBA Playoffs/Utah Jazz FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailROCKETS AT JAZZSeries tied 1-1. Game 3, 8:30 p.m. MDT, ESPN.NEED TO KNOW: Adversity, meet the Rockets. A team that had winning streaks of 11, 14 and 17 games in the regular season has now ceded home-court advantage to the Jazz. It’s not panic time for the NBA’sNo. 1 overall seed yet – it’s only 1-1 – but Houston must expect Mitchell to shoot better at home in Game 3 than he did on the Rockets’ home floor in Game 2.KEEP AN EYE ON: Jazz F Joe Ingles. He has been superb in these playoffs, with three 20-point games already (as compared to having only two in the final two months of the regular season). The Aussieis playing with enormous confidence right now.INJURY UPDATE: Jazz PG Ricky Rubio (hamstring) remains out.PRESSURE IS ON: Utah. The Jazz know all they’ve done is win one game. Giving the series lead back to Houston in Game 3 would make the challenge of knocking off the Rockets incredibly daunting. Written by May 4, 2018 /Sports News – Local Jazz-Rockets Game 3: What you need to knowlast_img

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