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Rockets 107, Sixers 91: We Have Liftoff.

Did these Rockets of Houston cook? Yes. Yes they did (Shout out @HumbleTeej). Harden scored 31. Capela had 18 and 9. Paul had eight assists despite shooting poorly. This one was out of the Sixers’ reach by the end of the first quarter. The Rockets treated us to a wire-to-wire victory over a quality opponent […]

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Timberwolves 121, Rockets 111: Limping into the All-Star Break

Last year when the Rockets played the Timberwolves in the playoffs, I got to attend my first playoff game. I live in Minneapolis, and I was excited to see my team come through town. The crowd seemed happy enough just to be there, and you could say the same of the Timberwolves, who didn’t put […]

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Rockets 114, Knicks 110: P.J. Tucker enters fugue state, Harden cares not.

Let’s start this recap in the same way I might start any article on this site: Harden was outrageous. He scored 61 points on 62.2% true shooting. He grabbed 15 rebounds, six of which were offensive and many of which were highly contested. He had five steals to go with his typical strong post defense. […]

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