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Rockets' Howard hurts ankle, exits in boot

Rockets' Howard hurts ankle, exits in boot

ESPN.com yahoo.com dimemag.com nba.com Updated 22 hours ago
Houston Rockets forward Dwight Howard left the US Airways Center in a walking boot after injuring his right ankle in the first quarter of his team's win over the Phoenix Suns on Friday night.
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  • Derrick Rose has been cleared to play as many minutes as he wan…

    Derrick Rose has been cleared to play as many minutes as he wants to

    yahoo.com Jan 22 (2 days ago)
    The Chicago Bulls have been working up a pretty trashy brand of basketball recently, watching as their offense goes flat while pairing that putrid play with absolutely terrible defense. The squad has lost six of eight since an impressive home win over t…
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  • Warriors revel in proving they're 'that good' after 4th straigh…

    Warriors revel in proving they're 'that good' after 4th straight big win over Rockets

    yahoo.com Jan 22 (2 days ago)
    Here's how Houston Rockets star James Harden referred to the Golden State Warriors before their matchup on Saturday night: The clip of Harden telling his huddled-up teammates that the Warriors — who entered that contest with an NBA-best record of 31-6 —…
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  • Dwight Howard After Loss To Warriors: “Hawks Are The Best Team”…

    Dwight Howard After Loss To Warriors: “Hawks Are The Best Team” (Video)

    dimemag.com Jan 22 (2 days ago)
    Dwight Howard and the Houston Rockets have played the Golden State Warriors four times this season, and have come away loser on all four occasions. You’d think Houston’s defensive bell cow would have utmost respect for The Bay’s team, then, but you’d be…
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  • Curry keeps cool after tiff to lead Warriors

    Curry keeps cool after tiff to lead Warriors

    ESPN.com Jan 22 (3 days ago)
    Stephen Curry got involved in a rare altercation before finishing with 22 points and 10 assists, and the Golden State Warriors held off the Houston Rockets 126-113 on Wednesday night for their franchise-record 17th straight home win.
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  • James Harden Says The Warriors “Ain’t That Good”

    James Harden Says The Warriors “Ain’t That Good”

    dimemag.com Jan 20 (4 days ago)
    Today, just three games short of the mid-way point of the 2014-15 NBA season, the Warriors have the NBA’s best record at 33-6 — a .846 winning percentage. Before Saturday’s game between the Warriors and Rockets, they still had the league’s best record, …
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  • Harden pours in 45 as Rockets sock Pacers

    Harden pours in 45 as Rockets sock Pacers

    ESPN.com Jan 19 (5 days ago)
    James Harden scored a season-high 45 points, including 18 in the third quarter, and the Rockets beat the Pacers 110-98 on Monday.
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  • Smith embracing 'new beginning' in Houston

    Smith embracing 'new beginning' in Houston

    nba.com Jan 18 (6 days ago)
    Josh Smith has been a nice addition to the contending Houston Rockets and simply ignores those who credit Detroit's recent success to his release.
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  • Warriors top Rockets for 3rd time this year

    Warriors top Rockets for 3rd time this year

    ESPN.com Jan 17 (7 days ago)
    Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson scored 27 points each and the Golden State Warriors used a huge third quarter to roll to a 131-106 win over the Houston Rockets on Saturday night.
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  • Report: OKC-Nets Talks Falter; Rockets Are Now Interested In Br…

    Report: OKC-Nets Talks Falter; Rockets Are Now Interested In Brook — Huh?

    dimemag.com Jan 16
    According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, the Nets-Thunder talks have disintegrated because for Brooklyn, “there was nothing we liked.” But Woj also said that Houston had inquired about Brook Lopez‘s services, which is weird because they already …
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  • Rockets drop 40 in 1st to silence Thunder

    Rockets drop 40 in 1st to silence Thunder

    ESPN.com Jan 15
    James Harden scored 15 of his 31 points in the Houston Rockets' big first quarter in a 112-101 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday night.
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  • Victor Oladipo throws down game-sealing 360 dunk as Magic beat …

    Victor Oladipo throws down game-sealing 360 dunk as Magic beat Rockets

    yahoo.com Jan 14
    Granted, it's not necessarily anything new — I mean, we've seen it before — but man, Victor Oladipo's on-the-break 360-degree dunk is still a very cool dunk: It's especially cool when it comes in the final minute of the fourth quarter, off a lead-pass a…
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  • Rockets’ Josh Smith Says He’s Excited For Pistons, Tunes Out Cr…

    Rockets’ Josh Smith Says He’s Excited For Pistons, Tunes Out Criticism

    dimemag.com Jan 14
    The streak is over, but the story isn’t. The Detroit Pistons have won nine of the 10 games they’ve played since Stan Van Gundy made the shocking decision to waive Josh Smith just before Christmas. And though you might think an upstanding player dismisse…
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  • Daryl Morey made a really dumb gynecologist joke on Twitter

    Daryl Morey made a really dumb gynecologist joke on Twitter

    We’re pretty sure Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey just sifted through Dwight Howard’s drafts folder, looking for a joke to steal. How else would you explain this? No, it is like being a gynecologist, you don't get sick of it RT @chriswk14 do…
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  • Garnett suspended one game for head-butting Howard

    Garnett suspended one game for head-butting Howard

    Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Garnett has been suspended one game without pay for initiating an altercation with Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard and headbutting him. Howard was fined $15,000 for pushing Garnett in the neck area. The penalties were an…
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  • Videos: Josh Smith Dazzles With No-Look Dime, Chase-Down Block,…

    Videos: Josh Smith Dazzles With No-Look Dime, Chase-Down Block, Poster Dunk

    dimemag.com Jan 11
    This is the Josh Smith the Houston Rockets envisioned when signing the talented but beleaguered lefty last month. Watch J-Smoove show-off his awesome natural gifts with a sick no-look dime, big chase-down block, and poster dunk in his team’s 97-82 win o…
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  • J.R. Smith derides the Knicks' offense as 'too much thinking,' …

    J.R. Smith derides the Knicks' offense as 'too much thinking,' as New York wallows

    yahoo.com Jan 9
    Thursday featured another bit of embarrassment for the New York Knick franchise. The team was easily upended by a powerhouse Houston Rockets squad, on national TV no less. Its head coach was forced to admit that the team’s famed president had possibly l…
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  • GIF: Knicks Finish Fast Break In Playground Style

    GIF: Knicks Finish Fast Break In Playground Style

    dimemag.com Jan 9
    The Knicks got crushed last night by the Rockets, 120-96, dropping a franchise-worst 14th consecutive game. But with J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert in Cleveland now, it’s allowed some of the younger players to spread their wings — no, not Cole Aldrich, bu…
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  • Video - Harden Lifts Rockets To Win 01:39

    Harden Lifts Rockets To Win

    Jan 23
    James Harden's 20-foot buzzer-beating basket lifted the Rockets past the Suns 113-111.
  • Video - Harden Drains Game-Winner At The Buzzer 00:26

    Harden Drains Game-Winner At The Buzzer

    Jan 23
    Rockets guard James Harden scored the game-winning shot at the buzzer to lift Houston over the Suns 113-111.
  • Video - Warriors Rout Rockets, Sweep Season Series 02:10

    Warriors Rout Rockets, Sweep Season Series

    Jan 21
    The Warriors scored 100-plus points through the third quarter for the fourth time this season and cruised to a 126-113 win over the Rockets.
  • Video - NBA All-Star Must-Haves 03:36

    NBA All-Star Must-Haves

    Jan 21
    Doris Burke, Avery Johnson and Jalen Rose break down their starters for the NBA All-Star Game.

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