Defense was not the Rockets' strength when they last played the Lakers on Nov. 18 and lost 119-108.
They aim to change things on Tuesday night.
In the latest Chinese Report, Howard Chen AKA 陳定豪 discusses the strong performances of Jeremy Lin and Chandler Parsons against the Jazz.
The Rockets, in general, looked smooth. Afterward, Kelvin Sampson gave some recognition to the play of his floor general, Jeremy Lin.
The topic of Kevin McHale's return wasn't brought up when the team joined McHale at his daughter's funeral earlier in the week.