After nearly two years, John Wall made his NBA return with his new team, donning No. 1 for the Houston Rockets in a preseason contest on Friday. Houston beat the Chicago Bulls ---. Wall contributed 13 points, nine assists, five rebounds and two steals.
ANALYSIS: Wall's trademark speed looked present, albeit inconsistent, in the preseason win. He played just 18 minutes in the contest but frequently beat the younger Bulls guards off the dribble. But the Rockets' leading scorer was Bruno Caboclo, who came off the bench for 17 points and canned five of his eight three-pointers. Overall, Houston
On the other end, Chicago was led by second-year guard Coby White (15 PTS, 6 AST) and fourth-year forward Lauri Markkanen (13 PTS, 5 REB). Patrick Williams, the fourth overall pick in this year's draft, came off the bench for 12 points.