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Major Sporting Events in Houston: January 31-February 6, 2022

By January 30, 2022Sports events
The Sabercats return to the rugby pitch this week | Courtesy of the Houston Sabercats

Take a seat for these must-see games and sporting events around Houston from Monday, January 31 through Sunday, February 6, 2022.

This week, one of basketball’s greatest players comes to town, the Sabercats kick off another season of rugby, the Coogs look to keep their winning streak alive and the monster trucks invade NRG Stadium.

Want to know more about the sports happening around H-Town? Find more games and live sports throughout the month in the 365 Houston calendar.

Top 5 Sports Games and Events in Houston This Week

  • Houston Rockets vs. Golden State Warriors at Toyota Center | monday 31 january –Steph Curry, who recently became the league’s all-time leading three-pointer, headlines a night when one of basketball’s best teams graces the court at Toyota Center. $50 and up, but you can find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 7 p.m.
  • College Basketball: Houston Cougars vs. Tulane Green Wave at Fertitta Center | Wednesday February 2 – The Coogs sit 7th in the nation, despite the onslaught of injuries, and will defend the field against a tricky Tulane team. $30 and up. 7 p.m.
  • Houston Rockets vs. Cleveland Cavaliers at Toyota Center | Wednesday February 2 – It’s a draft pick battle downtown when rookies Jalen Green (No. 2) and Evan Mobley (No. 3) square off on the field as one of the best teams in the East arrives in town. $6 and up. 7 p.m.
  • Houston Sabercats vs. Los Angeles Giltinis at Aveva Stadium | Saturday February 5 – Rugby returns with this home opener for the Sabercats, who will begin their fourth season in South Houston. $15 and up. 7 p.m.
  • Monster Jam at NRG Stadium | Saturday February 5 and Sunday February 6 – Watch 12,000 pound monster trucks soar to dizzying heights in a harrowing display of motorsport mania. $20 to over $115. Saturday 7 p.m.; Sunday 3 p.m.

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Lifelong Houstonian Justin Jerkins keeps tabs on all kinds of happenings in H-Town, including breweries, sports, concerts, must-see destinations and more while serving as editor of 365 things to do in Houston.