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Portland takes on Houston at the Moda Center tonight. Talk about the game here!

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NBA: Houston Rockets at Portland Trailblazers Pool Photo-USA TODAY Sports

Tonight the Portland Trail Blazers take on the Houston Rockets at home, in the Rockets’ first game of the year. Houston’s season opener was postponed due to COVID-19. Shorthanded Houston will be led by James Harden, a current hot topic among NBA fans, and especially in Portland, due to trade rumors. If this Gameday Thread is going to be full of Harden debate, we’re here for it, but there’s also an actual game on tap!

Here’s the basic info on the game, courtesy of our Game Preview staff:

Saturday, December 26 - 7:00 p.m. PT
How to watch on TV: NBATV, NBCSNW, or see games all season on fuboTV, follow on ESPN+, or the ESPN/Disney Bundle*
Blazers injuries: Zach Collins (out), Nassir Little (game time decision), Anfernee Simons (game time decision)
OPPONENT injuries: Chris Clemons (out), DeMarcus Cousins (out), John Wall (out), Eric Gordon (out), Mason Jones (out), Ben McLemore (out), Kenyon Martin Jr (out)
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That’s all! Have fun tonight, and Go Blazers!