Video: Rockets’ PJ Tucker blows wide-open layup vs. Clippers
Houston Rockets forward P.J. Tucker performs a lot of the nitty and gritty tasks that make up winning basketball on a nightly basis. His forte, so to speak, has never been scoring the ball with consistent efficiency.
Yet, on Wednesday, when he had a breakaway layup against the Los Angeles Clippers in the second quarter, it surely was going to lead to two points, right? Not quite.
OH NO PJ pic.twitter.com/XsLxATEWKv
— Yahoo Sports NBA (@YahooSportsNBA) November 14, 2019
Credit can be somewhat given to Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard for at least giving Tucker the illusion that he could challenge the shot, but ultimately that’s a bunny at the rim that the high-octane Rockets had to have.
The team still carried a 12-point lead into halftime, but it’s unlikely that Tucker, who has become something of a three-point marksman, is going to have an easier bucket this season.
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