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Recap: Dallas Mavericks 116, Houston Rockets 109

Tonight’s story was the return of Houston head coach Kevin McHale, who today ended a leave of absence he took on November 10th. He had to return eventually, and he chose the night of a home game against the Dallas Mavericks. He had been missed by the team and fans alike, and hopefully things will [...]

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Preview: Utah Jazz @ Houston Rockets

The back and forth Rockets host a rematch against the visiting Utah Jazz on Saturday, hoping to not only get payback for one of their worst blowouts on the season, but to climb to .500 yet again. The Rockets have been beaten soundly three games so far, but none so early and unexpectedly as the [...]

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Recap: OKC Thunder 120, Houston Rockets 98

The Rockets have plenty of reasons for getting blown out by the Thunder. Unfortunately, none of that changes the fact that they’ve fallen below .500 once more and have a 1-7 record against the west. They managed to come within striking distance a couple times, but the better team won, and it wasn’t close. The [...]

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Preview: New York Knicks @ Houston Rockets

It’s been a bad week for Linsanity. He’s missed critical shots before, but now he’s missing critical game time. In the past two games, interim head coach Kelvin Sampson has chosen to sit the $25m dollar Lin in favor of another ex-Knick, Toney Douglas. Despite the criticism levied against him by Rockets fans, Douglas has [...]

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Houston Rockets 93, Chicago Bulls 89

For once, the Rockets met just the team they needed to. After a disastrous three game slide including two blowouts, the Rockets needed someone to right their ship against. The Bulls, with their crushing defense and spotty offense, provided exactly the trial and opportunity this young Rockets team needed to settle down on both ends [...]

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