Aaron Brooks started the second half as the Rockets went small against the Suns on Wednesday, and had 17 points, four rebounds, four assists, three steals and three 3-pointers on 7-of-18 shooting in the loss.
Omri Casspi came off the bench for 14 points, seven rebounds, a steal and two 3-pointers on 6-of-13 shooting in Wednesday's loss.
James Harden hit just 3-of-17 shots and was 0-for-10 from downtown on his way to 14 points, four rebounds, two assists and a steal Wednesday, and also committed five turnovers.
Patrick Beverley hit 4-of-10 shots and two 3-pointers for 12 points, eight boards, two assists and two steals in Wednesday's loss.
Dwight Howard had 15 points and 18 rebounds on Wednesday, but didn't block a shot and hit just 4-of-11 shots.
Chandler Parsons (back spasms) will not play against the Suns on Wednesday.
Chandler Parsons' back tightened up on him on Wednesday and he is unlikely to play against the Suns.
Greg Smith (sprained knee) did some on-court activity on Tuesday and could return to practice as soon as Saturday.
Chandler Parsons (back) went through shootaround but his status for Wednesday's game has yet to be determined.
Omer Asik (bruised right thigh) will miss one week, after which he'll be re-evaluated.
James Harden looked close to 100 percent in Monday's 109-103 loss to the Jazz, shooting 12-of-22 from the floor and making all 10 attempts from the line for 37 points with three boards, eight assists, one steal and three 3-pointers.
Omri Casspi played 30 minutes against the Jazz on Monday and had 13 points, six boards, two steals and two 3-pointers.
Terrence Jones had his worst start of the season on Monday, scoring two points with four boards and one foul in 18 minutes against the Jazz.
Francisco Garcia scored 13 points in his first start at small forward of the season on Monday to go with six rebounds, two assists, four blocks and three 3-pointers.
Dwight Howard didn't block any shots and made just one of his four attempts from the line on Monday, scoring 15 points with nine boards and two assists in 33 minutes.