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Oscar Robertson thinks Carmelo Anthony should leave the Knicks …

Oscar Robertson thinks Carmelo Anthony should leave the Knicks and join the Rockets, which is nice

yahoo.com Updated 9 hours ago
If Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson found himself in Carmelo Anthony's position — staring down the prospect of a summertime decision whether to return to the New York Knicks or seek greener pastures in free agency — his choice would be simple: "I woul…
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  • Which team can dig out of 0-2 hole on road?

    Which team can dig out of 0-2 hole on road?

    CNNSI.com 5 hours ago
    Sports Illustrated's Matt Dollinger discusses the 0-2 starts that both the Chicago Bulls and Houston Rockets have to work through to get back into their respective series. So which team is better equipped to get it's first win on the road?
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  • Frustrated James Harden calls reporter 'weirdo' after testy exc…

    Frustrated James Harden calls reporter 'weirdo' after testy exchange following Rockets' Game 2 loss

    yahoo.com dimemag.com 10 hours ago
    These are, to put it mildly, trying times for the Houston Rockets. They've found themselves utterly unable to stop, or even appreciably slow down, Portland Trail Blazers All-Star power forward LaMarcus Aldridge, who has stepped into the spotlight fresh-…
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  • LaMarcus Aldridge Drops 40-Plus Again In Houston As Blazers Tak…

    LaMarcus Aldridge Drops 40-Plus Again In Houston As Blazers Take 2-0 Series Lead

    At one point, Omer Asik‘s body language resembled Charlie Brown after Lucy had yanked the football away from him yet again. That’s what LaMarcus Aldridge has done to most every Houston defender they’ve thrown at him during back-to-back games of 40-plus …
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  • The 10-man rotation, starring the Rockets' reserves and the pot…

    The 10-man rotation, starring the Rockets' reserves and the potential folly of not using them

    yahoo.com Apr 23 (yesterday)
    A look around the league and the Web that covers it. It's also important to note that the rotation order and starting nods aren't always listed in order of importance. That's for you, dear reader, to figure out. C: Red94. As the Houston Rockets look to …
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  • Al Jefferson & Pat Beverley Prepare To Play In Pain Because…

    Al Jefferson & Pat Beverley Prepare To Play In Pain Because It’s The Playoffs

    dimemag.com Apr 23 (yesterday)
    There were a couple of injuries in the opening weekend of the 2014 NBA Playoffs that could mean early exits for the team’s involved. Al Jefferson briefly left Game 1 between the Heat and Bobcats after a plantar fascia injury in the first quarter. Patric…
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  • Desperate Rockets say Game 2 a must win

    Desperate Rockets say Game 2 a must win

    ESPN.com Apr 23 (yesterday)
    The Rockets are three losses away from elimination, but that has done little to calm their sense of urgency against the Portland Trail Blazers.
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  • Rockets' Jones reaches deal, charge dropped

    Rockets' Jones reaches deal, charge dropped

    nba.com ESPN.com Apr 22 (2 days ago)
    Houston Rockets forward Terrence Jones has agreed to pay $10,000 to a charitable organization that benefits the homeless in exchange for having a misdemeanor harassment charge dismissed.
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  • Howard, Rockets try to move past blown call

    Howard, Rockets try to move past blown call

    ESPN.com Apr 22 (2 days ago)
    The NBA announced on Monday that the referees incorrectly called Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard for his sixth foul with 10.8 seconds left in overtime in Game 1. On Tuesday, the Rockets gave feedback on the league's transparency.
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  • NBA admits error on overtime foul that knocked Dwight Howard ou…

    NBA admits error on overtime foul that knocked Dwight Howard out of Rockets-Blazers Game 1 (Video)

    yahoo.com Apr 21 (3 days ago)
    Good news, Houston Rockets fans: If you thought that the referees botched the foul call that knocked Dwight Howard out of Game 1 against the Portland Trail Blazers late in overtime on Sunday, it turns out you were right! There is, however, some bad news…
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  • NBA: Officials missed foul call in Blazers-Rockets game

    NBA: Officials missed foul call in Blazers-Rockets game

    nba.com Apr 21 (3 days ago)
    Rod Thorn, NBA President, Basketball Operations, issued the following statement Monday regarding a play late in the fourth quarter of the Portland Trail Blazers' 122-120 win over the Houston Rockets on April 20, at Toyota Center:
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  • Rockets' Beverley cleared to play in Game 2

    Rockets' Beverley cleared to play in Game 2

    ESPN.com dimemag.com Apr 21 (3 days ago)
    Rockets point guard Patrick Beverley woke up on Monday morning and already knew what the team doctors would tell him hours later: He was going to play in Game 2 on Wednesday.
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  • Shaq Calls Robin Lopez “BBQ Chicken” Before Barkley Calls Shaq …

    Shaq Calls Robin Lopez “BBQ Chicken” Before Barkley Calls Shaq “Overrated”

    dimemag.com Apr 21 (3 days ago)
    The crew on TNT’s Emmy-winning “Inside the NBA” got heated last night after the soon-to-be epic Game 1 between the Blazers and Rockets. Shaq started things off by again criticizing Dwight Howard for not taking more advantage of Robin Lopez, the latter o…
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  • 10 Players Under The Most Pressure In The Playoffs

    10 Players Under The Most Pressure In The Playoffs

    dimemag.com Apr 21 (4 days ago)
    Just over two years ago, had you asked me whom I considered to be the NBA’s elite players, I would have given you three names: Dirk Nowitzki, Kobe Bryant and Dwyane Wade. Fresh off an NBA Finals run in which his Mavericks took down Kobe’s Los Angeles La…
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  • LaMarcus Aldridge’s 46 Points Power Blazers Past Rockets In OT

    LaMarcus Aldridge’s 46 Points Power Blazers Past Rockets In OT

    dimemag.com CNNSI.com ESPN.com nba.com Apr 21 (4 days ago)
    The Blazers won a humdinger of a final game during the opening weekend of the 2014 NBA Playoffs. LaMarcus Aldridge scored a Blazers playoff franchise record 46 points in Portland’s 122-120 overtime win in Game 1 of their first round series against the f…
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  • Daryl Morey Convinces Slim Thug & Bun B To Make Rockets Rem…

    Daryl Morey Convinces Slim Thug & Bun B To Make Rockets Remix Of “3 Kings”

    dimemag.com nba.com Apr 21 (4 days ago)
    Rockets general manager Daryl Morey hosts the Sloan Sports Analytics conference at his Alma mater of MIT every year, and he’s one of the most astute analytics minds in the NBA today. It also seems he’s a fan of Houston’s local rap scene. Morey recently …
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  • Video - Western Conference Playoff Roundup 07:55

    Western Conference Playoff Roundup

    Apr 24
    J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez with a look at the Western Conference playoffs thus far.
  • Video - Robertson: Melo Should Leave Knicks 02:33

    Robertson: Melo Should Leave Knicks

    Apr 24
    Ian Begley discusses why Oscar Robertson recommends that Carmelo Anthony should leave the Knicks and why he would be a good fit with the Houston Rockets.
  • Video - A Rocket Has Lift Off 00:15

    A Rocket Has Lift Off

    Apr 24
    The Rockets' Dwight Howard had a two-handed dunk against the Blazers.
  • Video - Dwight Howard on the Post 03:14

    Dwight Howard on the Post

    Apr 23
    Amin Elhassan joins us to talk about how good Dwight Howard is at posting up, and how often he should.

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