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Houston Rockets 149, Phoenix Suns 111: New records set in blowout

A healthy, rolling Houston Rockets team took on the tanking Phoenix Suns without Devin Booker or DeAndre Ayton, and the results were predictable. Teams have been trying all sorts of ways to slow down Harden, and the Suns started and continued with a highly aggressive double team which seemed more interested in containing Harden than […]

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Houston Rockets 135, Los Angeles Clippers 103: An Angel’s Wings Clipped

The recent history between the Houston Rockets and Los Angeles Clippers is storied and undeniable, linked by dashed playoff hopes, a blockbuster trade and the squashing of supposed beef. Let us recap the series of events: May 2015: the Rockets, behind a stellar 19-point performance from Josh Smith and an improbable run in Game 6 […]

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Houston Rockets 130, Sacramento Kings 105: Bombs Away

The Sacramento Kings tried their best, and can definitely be a dangerous team of the future. Instead of trying to engage in a 3-point shootout, the Kings attempted to use their size and athleticism at the start to get into the paint. Nemanja Bjelica and Marvin Bagley made things difficult in the first by getting […]

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