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NBA: Garuba’s defense is not enough for the Rockets to come back

Updated 10/08/2021 - 07:51 ANDIn his second preseason game, Usman Garuba played seven minutes in which he tried to help with his defense to the c


Updated
10/08/2021 –
07:51

ANDIn his second preseason game, played seven minutes in which he tried to help with his defense to the comeback of the Rockets, who eventually lost 106-113.

The Spanish player came out on the stage replacing fellow rookie Alperen Sengun. His team lost 85-97 and, although he pressed the score, he could not complete the comeback. Garuba finished with a plug on Javonte Smart, missed a shot and caught a rebound.

The best of his team were Jalen Green, with 20 points, and Christian, who scored 13 and grabbed eight rebounds. Duncan Robinson and Tyler Herro stood out in the Heat. The first made 20 points with 5/11 on triples and the second went to 24 with 4/7 from the arc. Bam Adebayo helped in the zone with 15 points and seven rebounds.

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