Trevor Ariza
SG/SF HOU
4 days ago

Ariza totaled 20 points (6-11 FG, 5-8 3Pt, 3-3 FT), eight rebounds, two assists, and one steal in 38 minutes during Tuesday's 129-113 loss to the Raptors.

EDGE Analysis

Ariza finished with season highs in scoring and made field goals and matched season highs in rebounds and threes. He has scored in double digits during six of seven games in November, with the lone exception being a nine-point effort in a blowout win versus the Grizzlies. After starting the campaign with four clunkers (5.0 points per on 22.2 percent shooting) and a one-game absence with a foot injury, Ariza has turned things around in a big way, and he has seen no less than 31 minutes in any of his 13 appearances. That's unlikely to change even with Chris Paul (knee) hoping to return for Thursday's matchup with the Suns, as Ariza earned 38 minutes in the regular season opener (Paul's lone appearance).

Trevor Ariza
SG/SF HOU
3 weeks ago

Ariza supplied 10 points (2-6 FG, 2-4 3Pt, 4-4 FT), seven rebounds, and five assists in 36 minutes during Saturday's 103-89 loss to the Grizzlies.

EDGE Analysis

Ariza was aggressive in his return from a two-game absence, scoring in double figures for the first time in 2017-18 while snatching a season high in rebounds and matching his season high in assists. Despite committing four fouls and three turnovers in the blowout loss, Ariza delivered perhaps his most well-rounded effort of the new campaign, and he seems likely to see heavy minutes as the club's most versatile two-way wing.

Trevor Ariza
SG/SF HOU
3 weeks ago

Ariza (foot) will play Saturday against the Grizzlies, Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle reports.

EDGE Analysis

Ariza was initially ruled out for the Rockets' current, three-game road swing, but he's recovered more quickly than expected and will be back in action Saturday. His return comes as a relief, as Houston will be without Eric Gordon (illness), in addition to Chris Paul (knee).

Trevor Ariza
SG/SF HOU
3 weeks ago

Ariza (foot) has been upgraded to questionable for Saturday's game against the Grizzlies, Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle reports.

EDGE Analysis

Ariza was originally ruled out for the Rockets' three-game road trip, but it appears he has a chance at playing in the finale. Luc Mbah a Moute has been filling in at small forward during his absence, and would presumably return to a reserve role should the veteran ultimately be able to give it a go. Ariza's status is unlikely to be determined until closer to tip-off.

Trevor Ariza
SG/SF HOU
3 weeks ago

Ariza (foot) has been ruled out for the Rockets' upcoming three-game road trip.

EDGE Analysis

Ariza originally suffered the injury during Monday's tilt with the Grizzlies and is now set to miss the next three games with what's being listed as a left midfoot sprain. He's expected to be re-evaluated once back in Houston, which should give us a better indication on the severity of it, as well as if Ariza could be in danger of missing more time. For the duration of his absence, look for P.J. Tucker to benefit the most, while Luc Mbah a Moute could also pick up some additional playing time.

Trevor Ariza
SG/SF HOU
4 weeks ago

Ariza (foot) will be sidelined for Wednesday's game against the 76ers, Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle reports.

EDGE Analysis

Though Ariza played through the injury and recorded 40 minutes Monday, the pain has seemingly gotten worse. While he's sidelined, P.J. Tucker is a likely candidate to draw the start. Luc Mbah a Moute and Ryan Anderson could see increased run as well.

Trevor Ariza
SG/SF HOU
4 weeks ago

Ariza suffered a bruised left foot in Monday's loss to the Grizzlies and could miss Wednesday's game in Philadelphia, Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle reports.

EDGE Analysis

Ariza still managed to play through the injury in Monday's loss, as he still logged a team-high 40 minutes. He should be considered questionable for Wednesday's contest, but it appears likely that Ariza will miss at least one game this week. If Ariza is ruled out, look for P.J. Tucker to get the start at small forward in his place.

Trevor Ariza
SG/SF HOU
1 month ago

Ariza tallied just two points (0-6 FG, 0-5 3Pt, 2-2 FT), two rebounds and two assists across 32 minutes in Wednesday's 105-100 win over the Kings.

EDGE Analysis

Wednesday's stat line was a perfect snapshot of one of Ariza's trademark disappearing acts, a troublesome trend that he's often exhibited in recent seasons. The 32-year-old couldn't get anything from the field to drop and is now 3-for-15 overall in the first two contests of the season. He wasn't able to make up for the poor shooting night with production elsewhere either, and he may see a more reduced offensive role than in prior Houston campaigns due to the addition of Chris Paul (knee), the ongoing development of Clint Capela and the expected improvement of Ryan Anderson in his second Rockets season.

Trevor Ariza
SG/SF HOU
1 month ago

Ariza provided 16 points (6-9 FG, 4-6 3Pt), eight rebounds, one assist and one steal across 30 minutes in Wednesday's 101-89 preseason win over the Grizzlies.

EDGE Analysis

Ariza has had the hot hand for the entirety of preseason, and factoring in Wednesday's production, he's now shooting 53.1 percent (17-for-32) from behind the arc through four exhibitions. He's supplemented his 16.5 points a game with an average of 8.7 rebounds over his last three contests, making him an effective complement to the likes of Chris Paul and James Harden. The Rockets can only hope Ariza's improved shooting endures into the regular season, considering he's posted no better than a 41.6 percent success rate from the field in any of his past three Houston campaigns.

Trevor Ariza
SG/SF HOU
2 months ago

Ariza finished with 18 points (6-9 FG, 5-7 3Pt, 1-1 FT), one rebound, one steal and one block across 26 minutes during Tuesday's 104-97 preseason win over the Thunder.

EDGE Analysis

Despite playing just 26 minutes, Ariza fired off seven three-point attempts, connecting on five of them. Having Chris Paul and James Harden at the helm will likely mean even more open shots for Ariza than he got last season, when he took 6.9 threes (34.4 percent) across 34.7 minutes per game.