1. McHale Calls out Rockets for '7th Grade' Turnovers

    HOUSTON -- This was an unacceptable loss by the Houston Rockets on Monday night. Playing after six days away against a team without one of its best players, the Rockets lost 117-101 ...

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  2. Sloppy Play Catches Up to Rockets Late in Game 1 Loss

    For all the Clippers lacked, from their presumed indispensable star to time since their sensational first-round series to catch their breath, they had the quality the Rockets lacked in and needed most...

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  3. McHale Calls out Rockets for '7th Grade' Turnovers

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  4. Video: Ariza Throws Alley-Oop to Howard

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  5. Harden on Curry Winning MVP: 'It Was Nothing'

    Houston Rockets guard James Harden wanted to win the NBA 's Most Valuable Player award this season, but it went to Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry ...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 19 hours ago 3,732 reads 5 comments

  6. Howard: Team 'Upset' Harden Loses MVP

    HOUSTON -- There was a businesslike atmosphere at the Houston Rockets ' Monday morning shootaround for Game 1 of their second-round series against the Los Angeles Clippers ...

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  7. Doc Rivers and Kevin McHale's History Goes Back to Celtics vs. Hawks

    Clippers coach Doc Rivers and Rockets coach Kevin McHale have some history. The two played against each other several times when they were both in the NBA ...

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  8. Howard: Team 'Upset' Harden Loses MVP

    Dwight Howard reacts to Harden not winning MVP: "All of us are pretty upset he didn't win, but our goal is to win the championship...

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  9. 3 Matchups to Watch in Los Angeles Clippers vs. Houston Rockets 2nd-Round Series

    The Houston Rockets finally know who their opponent is in the second round. After a series for the ages, the Los Angeles Clippers won the right to advance over the San Antonio Spurs ...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 day ago 4,320 reads 12 comments

  10. 5 Keys for Houston Rockets to Defeat Clippers

    After waiting for nearly a week, the Houston Rockets finally know who their opponent will be in the Western Conference semifinals...

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  11. James Harden on Terry and Prigioni: 'The Grandpas Have Done a Great Job'

    The Rockets will face either the Spurs or the Clippers in the Western Conference Semifinals. MVP candidate James Harden is clearly the team's best player, scoring 28.4 pgg and dishing out 7...

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  12. Get off the High Horse About Houston Rockets Tweet

    Chad Shanks may have been the biggest trash-talker in the NBA this week. He did such a big job of trash-talker, in fact, that his employers at the Houston Rockets had their fill of it and fired him...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Erik Stordahl about 4 days ago 103 reads 0 comments

  13. The Secret to Their Success? Meet the Rockets' Supporting Cast

    While the Rockets boast two of the best players in the league in MVP candidate James Harden and Dwight Howard , they wouldn't have made it out of first round of the playoffs without contributions from their supporting cast...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Erik Stordahl about 4 days ago 151 reads 0 comments

  14. James Harden Is Quietly Answering Big Playoff Questions for Houston Rockets

    A funny thing happened to James Harden on the way to the free-throw line. The Houston Rocket stopped getting there and started proving he can still be dangerous in the playoffs...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 5 days ago 13,405 reads 46 comments

  15. Houston Rockets Have No Room for Error in NBA Playoffs' Second Round

    The Houston Rockets have advanced to the second round for just the first time since 2008 by solidly beating the Dallas Mavericks in five games. Now they hope to advance to the conference finals for the first time since 1997...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 6 days ago 10,447 reads 72 comments

  16. Houston Rockets: What We Learned During the 1st Round of the Playoffs

    The streak is officially over. The Houston Rockets defeated the Dallas Mavericks , 103-94, to close out a 4-1 series victory in the opening round of the NBA Western Conference playoffs...

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  17. Rockets' Twitter Account Manager Apparently Fired

    A day after the Dallas Mavericks were eliminated by the Rockets in the playoffs, Houston's Twitter account manager was eliminated for the way he portrayed it...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 6 days ago 2,338 reads 0 comments

  18. 5 Things We Learned in the Rockets' Series-Clinching Game 5 Win over the Mavs

    1. A change in attitude works wonders: The Rockets went from far too casual in Dallas to angry in Houston. They were about as grumpy in the days following the Game 4 loss as they have been all season, turning that into determination...

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  19. The Time for Dwight Howard to Win an NBA Title Is Now

    Dwight Howard 's NBA title window is not forever. Dating back to the early stages of the 2014 offseason, there existed serious doubt as to whether he was operating with an open window at all...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 6 days ago 12,239 reads 92 comments

  20. James Harden, Dwight Howard Leading Modern-Day Rockets to Uncharted Territory

    It was a development six years in the making, but the Houston Rockets blasted their way back into the second round of the playoffs after dismissing the visiting Dallas Mavericks with a 103-94 Game 5 win Tuesday night...

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  21. No Sweep for Rockets, but Series Win Is Still Sweet

    It wasn't a sweep, but it was every bit as sweet in Houston tonight as the Rockets put away the Mavericks at home with a dominant finish to the fourth quarter, keyed by the true MVP, James Harden , and Terrence Jones' best game in a Rockets uniform..

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 7 days ago 174 reads 0 comments

  22. Jones Shakes off Rough Start, Comes Up Huge

    Terrence Jones was itching to get back into Game 5. He had struggled in the first half and was a nonfactor in Game 4 on Sunday night in Dallas ...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 7 days ago 59 reads 0 comments

  23. Harden, Dwight Turning into Feared 1-2 Punch

    The Houston Rockets defeated the Dallas Mavericks 103-94 in Game 5 to win their best-of-seven series in a "gentleman's sweep" on Tuesday. ("You give 'em one, you know, to be polite...

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  24. Harden: 'This Is Just the Beginning'

    James Harden hit a tightly contested step-back 3-pointer in the final few minutes, an apparent dagger and defining moment in the 2015 playoffs for the MVP candidate...

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  25. Excited J-Smoove Punches McHale in Celebration

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