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Initial Report Card Grades for Every Houston Rockets Player
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The Houston Rockets have proved early on that they are just as good as advertised. After three games, the team is undefeated and seemed to have handled the pressure of being the NBA's newest "it" team nicely. 

The biggest difference from last year to this year can be found on the defensive end. They are sixth in points allowed, giving up an average of 93.7 a night. They also lead the league in turnover margin with a -plus-7.7. The team's 5.7 blocks per game puts them in a five-way tie for 10th in the NBA. 

The Rockets have also dominated the glass. Their 48.3 rebounds per contest is second only to Toronto, and new addition Dwight Howard leads the league with an average of 17 boards per game. 

Granted, it's still very early in the season and all of these numbers should be taken with a grain of salt, but Houston has looked like a complete team. They also showed amazing resilience in coming back from a 19-point deficit to steal a win from Utah on Nov. 2. 

With the first week of the 2013-14 season almost in the books, let's take a look at the initial grades for every member of the 3-0 Rockets. 

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