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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 ESPN.com nba.com Updated Mar 26 (2 days ago)
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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  • Rockets' Beverley could need wrist surgery

    Rockets' Beverley could need wrist surgery

    ESPN.com Mar 25 (3 days ago)
    Houston Rockets point guard Patrick Beverley has been ruled out for Wednesday's game against the New Orleans Pelicans with torn ligaments in his left wrist.
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  • Harden scores 44 to lift Rockets past Pacers

    Harden scores 44 to lift Rockets past Pacers

    ESPN.com Mar 23 (5 days ago)
    James Harden scored 19 of his 44 points in the fourth quarter and Josh Smith added 18 to help the Houston Rockets beat Indiana 110-100 on Monday night, handing the Pacers their sixth straight loss.
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  • Bledsoe scores 34 as Suns hold off Rockets

    Bledsoe scores 34 as Suns hold off Rockets

    ESPN.com Mar 22 (6 days ago)
    Eric Bledsoe had a career-high 34 points and the Phoenix Suns withstood a fourth-quarter charge by the Houston Rockets for a 117-102 victory Saturday night.
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  • Rockets' Terrence Jones out at least 1 week with partially coll…

    Rockets' Terrence Jones out at least 1 week with partially collapsed lung

    While most discussion of the Houston Rockets' 118-108 win over the Denver Nuggets focused on All-Star scorer James Harden exploding for a career-high 50 points, the Rockets did suffer a noteworthy and somewhat frightening loss on Thursday night. [DraftK…
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  • James Harden scores 50 for 1st time as Rockets defeat Nuggets

    James Harden scores 50 for 1st time as Rockets defeat Nuggets

    Since his trade from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Houston Rockets in October 2012, James Harden has become one of the most prolific and efficient scores in the NBA. However, Harden came into Thursday night's game with the visiting Denver Nuggets hav…
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  • Rockets' Howard 'pretty close' to returning

    Rockets' Howard 'pretty close' to returning

    nba.com ESPN.com Mar 18
    Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard said Wednesday that his injured right knee is feeling better and he's close to returning to the court after a nearly two-month layoff.
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  • Russell Westbrook doesn't seem to care much about winning MVP

    Russell Westbrook doesn't seem to care much about winning MVP

    yahoo.com Mar 17
    There are three primary candidates for the 2014-15 NBA MVP award — Stephen Curry of the NBA-best Golden State Warriors, offense linchpin James Harden of the Houston Rockets, and league-leading scorer and all-around terror Russell Westbrook of the Oklaho…
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  • Dwight Howard returns to Rockets practice

    Dwight Howard returns to Rockets practice

    ESPN.com Mar 16
    For the first time since he suffered a right knee injury, Houston Rockets star center Dwight Howard practiced with the team Monday.
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  • Blake Griffin returns, but Rockets outlast Clippers in narrow w…

    Blake Griffin returns, but Rockets outlast Clippers in narrow win

    Playing without a star can be a trying task for any team, particularly when that player is the always athletic and ever-improving Blake Griffin, out for 15 games after undergoing surgery to repair a staph infection in his right elbow. As the Los Angeles…
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  • Rudy Gobert adds to his reputation as Jazz top Rockets

    Rudy Gobert adds to his reputation as Jazz top Rockets

    yahoo.com Mar 13
    Few players have risen their profile this season as much as second-year Utah Jazz big man Rudy Gobert, whose statistical averages — 7.3 points, 8.3 rebounds, and 2.3 blocks over 23.7 mintues per game — belie his impact. The 7-1 Frenchman's emergence as …
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  • Dwight Howard says he is 'explosive' again, but still two weeks…

    Dwight Howard says he is 'explosive' again, but still two weeks from returning

    On Wednesday afternoon, Houston Chronicle beat reporter Jonathan Feigen caught up with Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard prior to his team’s loss to the Portland Trail Blazers. Howard would sit out that loss, his 18th game spent on the pine since und…
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  • Aldridge, Blazers hold off Brewer, Rockets

    Aldridge, Blazers hold off Brewer, Rockets

    ESPN.com Mar 12
    LaMarcus Aldridge had 26 points and 14 rebounds, and the Blazers held off the Rockets 105-100 on Wednesday night.
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  • Rockets' Howard resumes on-court activity

    Rockets' Howard resumes on-court activity

    ESPN.com Mar 7
    Houston Rockets coach Kevin McHale said before Saturday night's 114-100 win over the Denver Nuggets that star center Dwight Howard has resumed mild on-court activities.
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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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