Rockets play small-ball lineup not seen since '63

Coach Mike D'Antoni took small-ball strategy to historic extremes during the Houston Rockets' 128-121 win over the Dallas Mavericks on Friday. According...

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New-look Rockets face struggling Suns

The Houston Rockets emerged from the NBA trade deadline without a regularly playing center on their roster.

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Rockets trade Jordan Bell to Memphis for Bruno Caboclo

Late Wednesday night, the Houston Rockets formally acquired big man Jordan Bell from Minnesota as...

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Rockets vs Lakers Live Stream: How to Watch Online Without Cable

The Los Angeles Lakers (38-11) will host the Houston Rockets (32-18) at the Staples Center Thursday...

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Morey: Rockets 'Comfortable' With Roster After Trades

The Rockets acquired forwards Robert Covington and Bruno Caboclo before Thursday afternoon's trade...

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Small-ball Rockets outplay Lakers down the stretch

Russell Westbrook scores 41 points and Robert Covington hits two late 3-pointers in his Rockets debut, as Houston plays no one taller than 6-foot-7 and...

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Russell Westbrook Leads Small-Ball Rockets Past Lakers

Houston banged home 19 threes and shot 50.6% from the field, and it allowed just six offensive...

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Russell Westbrook drops 41 points as 'small-ball Houston Rockets' record convincing win over the Los...

The Rockets, with a lineup of Harden-Westbrook-Covington-Tucker-Gordon, sealed this game with a 16-3...

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Rockets go small, outlast the big Lakers

As the third quarter wound down in the Lakers’ game against the Houston Rockets, the video board at Staples Center fixed on a guest sitting two seats...

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Rockets GM Daryl Morey happy with roster after trade: 'We feel very comfortable we can beat the...

As he surveyed the NBA landscape, Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey holds two opinions...

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Rockets start Ben McLemore over Danuel House Jr. at small forward

The Rockets (25-12) changed their starting lineup Saturday by inserting Ben McLemore at small...

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Rockets vs Grizzlies Live Stream: How to Watch Online Without Cable

The Memphis Grizzlies enter their matchup with the Houston Rockets on Tuesday riding a surprising...

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Rockets star Russell Westbrook on return to Oklahoma City: 'I don't regret one thing'

Houston Rockets star guard Russell Westbrook was back in Oklahoma City on Thursday night, but for...

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Harden Says Rockets Win Streak 'Will Come Soon'

The Rockets have been largely rolling of late, entering Tuesday's matchup in Memphis with nine wins in their last 12 games. Houston has battled both...

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Harden Slumps, Rockets Lose in Carmelo Return

Back-to-back losses for the first time since November spurred a team meeting for the Rockets on Wednesday. Houston head coach Mike D'Antoni didn't...

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D'Antoni: Rockets' ship 'getting rocked right now'

Coach Mike D'Antoni started to make an excuse for the Houston Rockets' recent struggles and then stopped in the middle of a sentence, saying he couldn't...

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Window officially opens for Rockets to trade Nene's contract

As of Wednesday, the Houston Rockets are officially able to trade veteran center Nene — which they...

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Rockets vs. Timberwolves odds, line: 2020 NBA picks, Jan. 11 predictions from proven computer model

The Houston Rockets and Minnesota Timberwolves are set to square off in a Western Conference matchup...

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Westbrook Upset by Rockets Lack of Energy, Effort

"Play hard, everything else will fall in line," Westbrook said after the Rockets' second straight loss to a sub-.500 team. The Rockets were sluggish...

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Report: Rockets still showing trade interest in Robert Covington

Confirming an earlier report from The Ringer in December, The Athletic‘s Shams Charania wrote...

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Rockets list James Harden as questionable with toe sprain

Houston Rockets star James Harden is questionable for Sunday night’s game at New Orleans with a...

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Rockets fired near Green Zone after day of mourning for Soleimani

Rockets were launched and landed inside or near Iraq's Green Zone following a f

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Harden nets 44 in triple-double, Rockets beat 76ers 118-108

Houston Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni is convinced James Harden operates on a different level than...

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Rockets Fall Near U.S. Embassy In Baghdad

Multiple rockets fell in Baghdad's heavily guarded Green Zone, which houses the U.S. Embassy, and at an air force base outside the city on Saturday,...

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Rockets Fired After Day of Mourning for Slain Iranian Leader

Thousands took to the streets of Baghdad for the funeral procession of Iran's top general Saturday...

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'Two rockets fired near US Embassy in Baghdad'

Rockets have been fired near the US Embassy in Baghdad and a military airbase housing American...

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Rockets fired at Baghdad’s Green Zone and a U.S. air base Saturday after funeral march for Iranian...

Several rockets hit the Green Zone, a heavily fortified area in Baghdad that hosts the U.S. embassy...

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Rockets Guard Eric Gordon Shines In Return

On Sunday night, the Houston Rockets got what may be the biggest midseason addition any contending team will make this season in the form of guard Eric...

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Rockets' Star Duo Shines as Houston Beats Nets

The Rockets didn't take advantage of a blistering start from its two stars on Saturday, trailing the Nets early in the fourth quarter after jumping out...

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Rockets' Shortcomings Evident in Loss to Warriors

There are plenty of reasonable rationales for the Rockets' 116-104 loss against the skeleton-crew Warriors on Wednesday. Golden State revealed some of...

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Rockets' Clint Capela serves as honorary captain for Texas Bowl

There were multiple links between the Texas A&M Aggies and Houston Rockets during Friday’s college...

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Top Rockets personal accolades of the decade

What Rockets personnel got some of the best hardware of the 2010s.

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Full-Strength Rockets Blitz Nuggets in Home Win

Tuesday's matchup provided a stark contrast from Sunday's loss in New Orleans, with Houston going from short-handed to fully stocked as Russell...

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Rockets vs. Warriors odds, line: 2019 Christmas Day NBA picks, predictions from proven model on 20-8...

The Houston Rockets look to post their seventh consecutive road victory when they visit the Golden...

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Rockets vs. Nuggets odds, line: 2019 NBA picks, predictions for Dec. 31 from proven computer model

The Houston Rockets will take on the Denver Nuggets at 7 p.m. ET on Tuesday at the Toyota Center....

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Rockets' Harden: Double-teams a sign of respect

Denver Nuggets coach Mike Malone considers his preferred defensive strategy of double-teaming Houston Rockets star James Harden, sometimes as far as 40...

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Harden has 35 as Rockets down Nuggets 130-104

Houston Rockets guard Russell Westbrook (0) drives to the basket as Denver Nuggets forward Mason Plumlee, bottom, defends during the first half of an NBA...

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Rockets look to be awarded a win after officials blow call on Harden dunk

The Houston Rockets are looking for the NBA to take action after officials blew a call on a James...

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Rumor: Rockets would trade future assets for 2019-20 roster help

The Houston Rockets are willing to give up future assets in order to boost their 2019-20 roster,...

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Rockets Likely to Protest Call on Harden’s Dunk

The Houston Rockets are likely to file an official protest with the NBA over the missed call on James Harden’s dunk on Tuesday, ESPN’s Tim MacMahon...

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Rockets weigh protest as NBA looks into disallowed dunk

The Rockets moved on, arriving in Toronto in time — barely — to see the sunrise on Wednesday. The...

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Rockets vs. Raptors odds, line, spread: 2019 NBA picks, Dec. 5 predictions from model on 15-3 roll

James Harden and the Houston Rockets will travel to Canada to face off against the Toronto Raptors...

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Rockets vs. Cavaliers - Game Preview - December 11, 2019 - ESPN

The Houston Rockets offered a familiar refrain late Monday, one often uttered by veteran teams that occasionally lose focus during the monotonous grind of an 82-game, six-month ...

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Report: Rockets very interested in Minnesota's Robert Covington

The Houston Rockets have “serious interest” in trading for Minnesota Timberwolves forward Robert...

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Four rockets land inside Baghdad airport; Iran, proxy forces blamed

Four rockets landed inside the Baghdad international airport Sunday night, U.S. military officials have told Fox News, blaming Iran and its proxy forces for the attack.

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The Houston Rockets Have A Russell Westbrook Problem

NOVEMBER 11: James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets and Russell Westbrook ... [+] #0 of the Houston Rockets stand on the court during a NBA game against...

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Phoenix Suns vs Houston Rockets - Full Game Highlights | December 7, 2019 | 2019-20 NBA Season

Phoenix Suns vs Houston Rockets - Full Game Highlights | December 7, 2019 | 2019-20 NBA Season NEW...

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Rockets Rumors: 'Slim' Chance Mike D'Antoni Returns as HC After This Season

D'Antoni is in his fourth year with the Rockets and has had plenty of regular-season success with...

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Rockets vs. Kings odds, spread, line: 2019 NBA picks, Dec. 9 predictions from advanced simulation

The Sacramento Kings will take on the Houston Rockets at 8 p.m. ET Monday at Toyota Center. Houston...

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Rockets vs. Kings: How to watch NBA online, TV channel, live stream info, game time

How to watch Rockets vs. Kings basketball game

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Why the Rockets are the NBA’s most polarizing team

The Rockets are breaking basketball with an incredible commitment to taking the most efficient shots in the game, yet fans aren’t embracing them in the...

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Rockets' Clint Capela: 13th double-double of season

Rockets' Clint Capela: 13th double-double of season

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Rockets' James Harden: Scores 34 but struggles overall

Rockets' James Harden: Scores 34 but struggles overall

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Rockets Bust Raptors' Trap, Salvage Road Trip With Win

The Rockets put Tuesday's fiasco in San Antonio behind them on Thursday as they pulled out a 119-109...

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Raptors’ high-risk experiment to contain Harden backfires against Rockets

The Houston Rockets’ analytics driven strategy starts and stops with Harden. And on a night the...

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Rockets Hit 2 Iraqi Air Bases Where U.S. Forces Stationed

Rockets have been fired at two Iraqi air bases this week where American military forces are...

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Dec. 7: Rockets 115, Suns 109

Houston Rockets' Russell Westbrook (0) goes up for a shot as Phoenix Suns' Ricky Rubio (11), Cameron Johnson (23) Dario Saric,, second from left, and...

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Rockets upgrade Danuel House Jr. to questionable for Spurs game

The Houston Rockets upgraded the status of Danuel House Jr. (illness) to questionable for Tuesday...

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Rockets' Offense Adjusting to 'Harden Rules'

The Spurs began severe shading of Harden in the 2017 playoffs, placing defenders on his left hip to take away his patented step-back jumper. Harden and...

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Rockets Blow Lead, Lose to Spurs in Capela's Return

A 16-point fourth-quarter lead wasn't enough for the Rockets in San Antonio on Tuesday as Lonnie Walker IV and the Spurs stormed back in a 135-133...

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Russell Westbrook, James Harden push Rockets past Suns

There were other visions of the Russell Westbrook-James Harden pairing that the Rockets had in mind,...

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Rockets vs. Suns odds, spread: 2019 NBA picks, Dec. 7 predictions from proven simulation

The Houston Rockets will take on the Phoenix Suns at 8 p.m. ET on Saturday at Toyota Center. Houston...

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Harden has big 4th quarter, Rockets beat Suns 115-109

HOUSTON (AP) — On a night where James Harden's shots weren't falling for three quarters, the Houston...

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James Harden: Russell Westbrook’s adjustment with Rockets might take 'whole year'

The Houston Rockets’ new star player dashes down the court almost every time he has the ball. "It’s...

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Raptors vs. Rockets: NBA live stream info, watch online, TV channel, start time, odds, prediction,...

The Houston Rockets might still be upset over the puzzling missed James Harden dunk call and loss to...

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Rockets protest loss at San Antonio for misapplication of rules

The Houston Rockets on Thursday night officially filed their protest with the NBA regarding the...

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Sources: Rockets protest to replay end of loss

The Houston Rockets are officially protesting Tuesday's 135-133 loss to the San Antonio Spurs, sources told ESPN, emphasizing that James Harden's dunk...

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Westbrook triple-double fuels Rockets over Raptors

The Toronto Raptors clamped down on Houston's NBA scoring leader James Harden Thursday, but his Rockets teammates filled the void in a 119-109 win over...

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Rockets overcome Raptors, 76ers beaten

The Houston Rockets were too good for the Toronto Raptors in the NBA on Thursday, while the Philadelphia 76ers' streak came to an end. The Rockets went...

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Rockets rebound to beat Raptors 119-109

Russell Westbrook had 19 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists, James Harden shook off a slow start to score 23 points and the Houston Rockets beat the...

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Westbrook Has Triple-Double as Rockets Beat Raptors 119-109

No matter what, the Toronto Raptors were determined to double-team James Harden. The rest of the...

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Can Clark Earn Minutes in the Rockets' Rotation?

Gary Clark earned his first significant playing time of the season in Wednesday's win over the Heat, tallying 12 points and eight rebounds in a...

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Rockets' Clint Capela: Expected to play Tuesday

Rockets' Clint Capela: Expected to play Tuesday

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Rockets vs. Heat live stream info, TV channel: How to watch NBA on TV, stream online

How to watch Rockets vs. Heat basketball game

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Clint Capela enjoying historic rebounding run for Rockets

Houston Rockets center Clint Capela is enjoying an almost unprecedented run of rebounding success....

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Heat vs. Rockets picks & predictions

First quarters have been rough sledding for the Rockets in recent games. Houston was blasted for 45 points in the opening 12 minutes versus Dallas on...

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Rockets stars Russell Westbrook, P.J. Tucker on sidelines at Texans-Patriots

Rockets stars Russell Westbrook and P.J. Tucker were on the field during warmups before Sunday...

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Rockets' Mike D'Antoni explains why he pulled James Harden on cusp of career high

Houston Rockets head coach Mike D'Antoni described James Harden as "unbelievable" and "incredible"...

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Watch James Harden score 60 as Rockets rout Hawks 158-111

Harden scored a season-high 60 points in 31 minutes and the Houston Rockets sent the struggling...

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Chris Clemons put up 16 in Rockets' blowout win over the Hawks

In a game that saw James Harden drop 60 points, Houston Rockets guard Chris Clemons recorded 16...

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Ben McLemore continues to excel for Rockets in starting role

Ben McLemore went into this past week knowing it was a potentially critical one for his longer-term...

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Harden, Westbrook Shine as Rockets Cruise Past Heat

The Rockets dynamic duo dominated the Heat on Wednesday as Houston ended its three-game losing streak with a 117-108 win at the Toyota Center. James...

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Rockets center Clint Capela sits out vs. Miami with illness

After listing Clint Capela (illness) as questionable, Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni confirmed pregame...

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How to watch Rockets vs. Hawks: TV channel, NBA live stream info, start time

How to watch Rockets vs. Hawks basketball game

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Rockets Defensive Woes Return in Loss to Mavericks

Houston allowed a season-worst 78 first-half points, and the Rockets couldn’t climb back despite cutting Dallas’ lead to five points with nine minutes to...

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Rockets vs. Hawks odds, spread: 2019 NBA picks, Nov. 30 predictions from proven simulation

The Houston Rockets will take on the Atlanta Hawks at 8 p.m. ET on Saturday at the Toyota Center....

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Harden Erupts for 60 Points, Rockets blowout Hawks

s No. 26 defense on Saturday, proving once again he's among the greatest scorers in NBA history. Atlanta had no answer for Harden, regardless of the...

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Hawks Pummeled By Rockets Behind Harden's 60

The Hawks were out of sorts from the start of Saturday’s 158-111 loss to the Rockets, and James Harden did nothing to make them feel comfortable....

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NBA roundup: Harden scores 60 as Rockets dominate Hawks

James Harden scored 60 points to reach the mark for the fourth time in his career, as the Houston ...

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Rockets launch 'Space City Saturdays' with new City uniforms

Each Saturday game for the remainder of the season — home and away — will feature the new “City...

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Harden scores 60 in 31 minutes, Rockets rout Hawks 158-111

Harden’s performance on Saturday night was enough to make even those who see him put up gaudy...

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