Rockets James Harden to return against Bulls
The NBA MVP last season, Harden has appeared in four games and leads Houston with an average of 28.5 points. He was injured near the end of the loss to Utah on Oct. 24, and Houston was routed in the next two games.
The Rockets beat the Nets in Brooklyn 119-111 on Friday night as Harden got an extra day of rest.
Guard Eric Gordon was held out of Saturday’s game with an abductor strain, suffered at Brooklyn.