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Houston Rockets 121, Atlanta Hawks 105: Doused by the House

This was a game of two halves, much like the team’s prior game against the Minnesota Timberwolves. But what has been a consistent positive development since his return from his two-month contract stalemate is the revelation that is Danuel House. This website’s founder, Rahat Huq, opined about House’s fit with the team going forward: What […]

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Houston Rockets 115, Boston Celtics 104: An improving defense

Kelly Iko of the Athletic recently published an article regarding the Rockets second-half defense following the All-Star break. Having been ranked no better than 25th throughout most of the season, the team’s defensive rating in these second halves had posted a 105.7 rating, good enough for fifth in the league. At five games, the sample […]

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Houston Rockets 118, Charlotte Hornets 113: A fly in the ointment

This game was closer than it should have been, but, then again, how many times have we said that as Rockets fans this season? This game had an incredible amount of volatility, beyond the typical standards of a modern NBA game where no 20-point lead is safe and a flurry of 3s can get you […]

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