When opportunity knocks, every young players knows he is supposed to be ready. Opportunity knocked for second-year guards Isaiah Canaan and Troy Daniels on Monday night at Toyota Center.
The Rockets hope their starting lineup used against the Suns on Monday night will not be called upon at any point this season.
Only one team in the NBA had a pair of players rank in the top 10 in rebounds per 48 minutes among players who played in at least 41 games.
The Houston Rockets got some key contributions from some of their younger players last season, most notably power forwards Terrence Jones and Donatas Motiejunas.