ROTATION: Starters -- Point guard Mike Bibby, Shooting guard Joe Johnson, Small forward Marvin Williams, Power forward Josh Smith, Center Al Horford. Bench -- Guard Acie Law IV, Guard Josh Childress, Center Zaza Pachulia, Guard Salim Stoudamire, Guard Mario West.PLAYER NOTES:
--G Josh Childress picked up three early fouls and didn't make a dent against the Rockets.
--G Salim Stoudamire was another bench player that didn't register much of anything against the Rockets. He missed all three of his three-point attempts and did not score.
--C Al Horford had a tough night against the Rockets' frontline, which tossed size and speed at him on every possession.
--G Mike Bibby endured his struggles, too, once again showing no signs of lift off that injured right heel. Bibby recorded only eight points and four assists in 41 minutes.