James Harden made 3-of-16 from the field for 17 points with three rebounds, four assists and one 3-pointer in 32 minutes during an embarrassing 115-80 loss on Saturday.
Dwight Howard scored 14 points with 14 rebounds, one block and two turnovers in 33 minutes against the Warriors during a Game 3 loss on Saturday.
Coach Kevin McHale said on Saturday he'll play Dwight Howard (knee) "as much as we can."
Dwight Howard said that his knee feels much better than it did before Game 2.
Jeff Van Gundy has emerged as a candidate for the Pelicans' open head coaching position according to ESPN.com.
Dwight Howard (knee) is being listed as probable for Game 3 against the Warriors on Saturday.
Corey Brewer played just 19 minutes and hit 1-of-5 shots for three points, zero rebounds and one assist in Thursday's Game 2 loss.
Terrence Jones came off the bench and hit 6-of-12 shots for 12 points, two rebounds, a steal and a three blocks in Thursday's Game 2 loss to the Warriors.
Jason Terry played 35 minutes and hit 3-of-7 shots (all 3-pointers) for nine points and four assists in Thursday's Game 2 loss to the Warriors.
Trevor Ariza played 38 minutes in Game 2 on Thursday, but hit just 3-of-8 shots and a 3-pointer against Golden State for seven points, six rebounds, one assist and two steals.
Josh Smith hit just 5-of-17 shots and missed all three of his 3-point attempts for 10 points, one rebound, two assists, one steal and no blocks in 21 minutes of Thursday's Game 2 loss.
Dwight Howard not only played through his sore left knee, but went off for 19 points, 17 rebounds, two steals and a block, hitting 8-of-11 shots and 3-of-7 free throws in Thursday's tough loss to the Warriors.
James Harden went off by hitting 13-of-21 shots, three 3-pointers and 9-of-10 free throws for 38 points, 10 rebounds, nine assists, three steals, a block and just two turnovers in Thursday's tough Game 2 loss at Golden State.
Dwight Howard will play for the Rockets on Thursday night for Game 2.
Clint Capela will start at center if Dwight Howard is out with his left knee injury on Thursday night, according to Craig Ackerman.