The Houston Rockets begin the regular season tonight, but even the players are unsure as to who head coach Kevin McHale will name as the starting five.
As posted on CSNHouston.com, McHale was not about to disclose his starting lineup to the media either.
“Yes,” McHale said when asked if he had a starting five set for Wednesday night. That was followed by a question asking if he’d tell the media who that is. “No,” McHale answered.
One of the Rockets’ players, Chandler Parsons, was asked if the players had been told who the starters would be and he sounded almost surprised that McHale had not shared that with the media.
“I don’t know why it’s a big surprise,” Parsons said. “It’s the same as how the preseason ended.”
Since the lineup will be the same as how the preseason ended, Patrick Beverley will start at point guard and Jeremy Lin will be on the bench. This will be Beverley’s first opening night start and he’s anxious for the moment.
“I haven’t had the fortune to play in