I do believe that it should be mentioned again.  The Houston Rockets went into Salt Lake City in a game with major playoff race implications, and for seven seconds, managed to lead by 50 points.  Unfortunately, Alec Burks made a layup and Kevin Murphy made a 3-pointer, so Houston had to settle for winning by 45 points and handing the Jazz its worst defeat in Utah ever.  So it goes.

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Houston Rockets @ Utah Jazz on 1/28/2013






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In January, the Houston Rockets slogged through six sets of back to back games, five of them in a row. After winning the first three games of that stretch, the Rockets embarked upon a notorious seven-game losing streak, only snapping it with a win over the Charlotte Bobcats. Now that the grueling stretch is over, and the Rockets seem to have found a way to win once more, one can look at the choices the Rockets made during that stretch to see how they adjusted. Just looking at minutes played, how did Rockets head coach Kevin McHale respond to or try to prevent possible fatigue on back to back games?

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The Daily Blast – January 28, 2013

He’s Back – Royce White has agreed to report to the Rockets’ D-League team on February 11. It’s so official, there’s even an official statement on the team’s official site.

Tweet That –  Royce White reacts to his reinstatement:

So much going on here. Let’s start with the picture…

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The sputtering Rockets met the cruising Nets on the second night of a back to back for both teams, and despite a heroic performance from Nets star point guard Deron Williams, the Rockets looked sharper, faster, and fresher all game long. James Harden and Omer Asik attacked the Nets at the basket to put together a two game win streak and level off a Rockets team fresh out of a nose-dive.

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