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Mark Cuban on his beloved Rockets, save James Harden: 'That’s n…

Mark Cuban on his beloved Rockets, save James Harden: 'That’s not a very good team'

yahoo.com Updated 23 hours ago
As it always is with Mark Cuban, there is a little bit of truth here, there’s a bit of bluster and there’s a righteous, knowing dig. Just in time for the 2015 playoffs, with Cuban’s Dallas Mavericks set to take on the James Harden-led Houston Rockets, C…
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  • The Sports Update: Rockets Playoffs Preview

    The Sports Update: Rockets Playoffs Preview

    chron.com 2 hours ago
    Houston Chronicle sports writers Jenny Dial and Jonathan Feigen talk Houston Rockets playoffs against the Dallas Mavericks.
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  • BDL’s 2014-15 Playoff Previews: Portland Trail Blazers vs. Memp…

    BDL’s 2014-15 Playoff Previews: Portland Trail Blazers vs. Memphis Grizzlies

    yahoo.com Apr 17 (yesterday)
    How They Got Here • Portland: Coming off 54 wins and an unforgettable opening-round victory over the Houston Rockets, the Blazers largely stood pat. With one of the league's best big-minutes lineups in place and no picks in the 2014 draft due to past tr…
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  • Rockets' McDaniels (wrist) likely out for playoffs

    Rockets' McDaniels (wrist) likely out for playoffs

    ESPN.com Apr 16 (yesterday)
    Rockets' McDaniels (wrist) likely out for playoffs
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  • Dwight Howard will not face charges in Atlanta child abuse inve…

    Dwight Howard will not face charges in Atlanta child abuse investigation

    yahoo.com Apr 13 (5 days ago)
    Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard will not face charges of child abuse in connection with an investigation into alleged physical disciplining of his then-6-year-old son, Braylon. [Follow Dunks Don't Lie on Tumblr: The best slams from all of basketbal…
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  • Tim Duncan's Game-Winning Block Shakes Up The Playoff Picture

    Tim Duncan's Game-Winning Block Shakes Up The Playoff Picture

    deadspin.com Apr 11
    Even if you are a very good basketball team, the Western Conference is brutal. The Houston Rockets found that out the hard way last night. Read more...
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  • Tim Duncan blocks James Harden to seal huge Spurs win over Rock…

    Tim Duncan blocks James Harden to seal huge Spurs win over Rockets

    yahoo.com Apr 10
    The San Antonio Spurs spent much of Friday night's massively important game at the Toyota Center intentionally fouling the Houston Rockets. After the final possession of the game, the hosts may have been left wondering why they couldn't get one more tri…
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  • Rockets' Motiejunas has season-ending back surgery

    Rockets' Motiejunas has season-ending back surgery

    nba.com Apr 9
    Houston forward Donatas Motiejunas will miss the rest of the season after back surgery.
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  • K.J. McDaniels Gets Two Chasedown Blocks In 10 Seconds

    K.J. McDaniels Gets Two Chasedown Blocks In 10 Seconds

    deadspin.com Apr 9
    Houston Rockets rookie shooting guard K.J. McDaniels has quickly established himself as one of the best shot-blocking guards in the league. He’s averaging 1.1 blocks per game while playing just 22 minutes a night, and his 70 blocks put him ahead of big …
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  • Nets' Lopez, Harden named Players of the Week

    Nets' Lopez, Harden named Players of the Week

    nba.com Apr 6
    The Brooklyn Nets' Brook Lopez and the Houston Rockets' James Harden on Monday were named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, March 30, through Sunday, April 5.
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  • NBA Playoff Picture Update: Rockets won't go away, Heat flirt w…

    NBA Playoff Picture Update: Rockets won't go away, Heat flirt with disaster

    yahoo.com Apr 3
    With just about two weeks remaining until the NBA postseason, every night can impact the standings. NBA Playoff Picture keeps you up to date on all the most important news for all 16 berths and seeds. Don't count out the Rockets: The Houston Rockets hav…
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  • James Harden scores 51 to lead Rockets over Kings, Cousins

    James Harden scores 51 to lead Rockets over Kings, Cousins

    yahoo.com Apr 1
    The Houston Rockets are having a tough time, at least for a team with one of the four best records in the NBA. With starting guard and defensive heartbeat Patrick Beverley out for the season and center Dwight Howard just getting back into form following…
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  • Rockets' Howard rests knee against Kings

    Rockets' Howard rests knee against Kings

    nba.com Apr 1
    Houston center Dwight Howard is out on Wednesday night against the Sacramento Kings.
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  • NBA Playoff Picture Update: Raptors soar past Rockets

    NBA Playoff Picture Update: Raptors soar past Rockets

    With just a few weeks remaining until the NBA postseason, every night can impact the standings. NBA Playoff Picture keeps you up to date on all the most important news for all 16 berths and seeds. A Raptors Resurgence?: While the Toronto Raptors have al…
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  • Rockets' Beverley to have season-ending wrist surgery

    Rockets' Beverley to have season-ending wrist surgery

    Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley will undergo surgery Tuesday to repair a torn ligament in his left wrist and will miss the remainder of the season, the team said.
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  • GM Morey: Rockets can 'beat anybody' in a series

    GM Morey: Rockets can 'beat anybody' in a series

    ESPN.com Mar 30
    Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey said Sunday night he thinks his team can win the NBA title.
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  • Harden's 24 help Rockets hold off Wizards

    Harden's 24 help Rockets hold off Wizards

    ESPN.com Mar 29
    One game after clinching a playoff berth, the Rockets delayed the Wizards' bid to secure their own spot, beating Washington 99-91 Sunday behind James Harden's 24 points.
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  • Rockets outlast Pelicans in Dwight Howard's slight return to ac…

    Rockets outlast Pelicans in Dwight Howard's slight return to action

    yahoo.com Mar 26
    The Houston Rockets made it very clear that Dwight Howard's return to the court in Wednesday's visit to the New Orleans Pelicans would not find the eight-time All-Star pushing the limits of the sore right knee that had kept him out since January 23. Bas…
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  • Video - Harden Drops 50 Against Nuggets 01:13

    Harden Drops 50 Against Nuggets

    Mar 19
    James Harden scored 50 points and collected 10 rebounds as the Rockets defeated the Nuggets 118-108 for their third straight win.
  • Video - NBA Top 3 Plays Of The Night 00:54

    NBA Top 3 Plays Of The Night

    Mar 19
    Check out the top three plays from the night in the NBA, including Archie Goodwin's big dunk.
  • Video - Harden's First Career 50 Point Game 01:12

    Harden's First Career 50 Point Game

    Mar 19
    James Harden scored 50 points and collected 10 rebounds as the Rockets defeated the Nuggets 118-108 for their third straight win.
  • Video - Rockets Hand Magic Fifth Straight Loss 01:00

    Rockets Hand Magic Fifth Straight Loss

    Mar 17
    Despite 29 points from Victor Oladipo, Orlando fell to Houston 107-94. James Harden's had 17 points and eight rebounds for the Rockets.

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    Apr 18
    For the second straight year, Toronto Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri swore during a fan rally prior to the team's postseason opener.
  • Milwaukee Bucks need to build arena to keep team

    Apr 17
    The Bucks must build an arena by 2017 or face relocation. Investors hope to break ground by fall to show the NBA good faith, but who will foot the final costs is unclear as taxpayers balk.
  • LeBron James subjugates first-round foes in playoffs

    Apr 16
    Over the past six seasons, LeBron James is 24-3 in the first round of the playoffs. That spells trouble for the Boston Celtics in Round 1 this year.
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    Apr 16
    The biggest challenge this postseason for the top-seeded Warriors might be what history has taught us is needed in playoff ball, writes J.A. Adande.