Rockets' Nene Hilario (rest) will sit out on Sunday, play on Monday

Houston Rockets center Nene Hilario (rest) will not play on Sunday versus the Denver Nuggets.

What It Means:

Nene will rest on the front end of a back-to-back leaving him fresh and able to suit up on Monday versus the Utah Jazz. Tarik Black and Ryan Anderson could see a few extra minutes as the backup center Clint Capela on Sunday. Brandon Wright is expected to make his Rockets debut as well.

Nene has averaged 13.7 FanDuel points in 14.9 minutes per game this season.