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Denver Nuggets 105, Houston Rockets 95 – The Millennium Falcon Crashes and Burns

Late in the second quarter, as the Rockets trailed the Nuggets by 8, James Harden streaked down the court on a fast break, nailing an impossible-looking layup and drawing the foul. Rockets commentator Matt Bullard excitedly declared that James Harden was “like the Millennium Falcon, trying to get in there!” Unlike in the movies, however, [...]

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Houston Rockets 100, Charlotte Bobcats 94: The Streak finally ends.

Anyone who has followed the Rockets this season should be aware of the consistent struggles at the power forward position which have occupied this team and has been a significant factor particularly during this losing streak, all the more painful after several years of dependable production from Mr. Scola. Tonight, however, Marcus Morris had easily [...]

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Minnesota Timberwolves 92, Houston Rockets 79: Rock Bottom Hits Hard

The Houston Rockets put forth their worst effort of the season, a dismal 79 point outing. They shot a miserable 32% from the field, including a mere 29% from behind the arc. The Rockets committed 29 team fouls and turned the ball over 20 times against the Timberwolves, a performance that would lose to any [...]

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Indiana Pacers 105, Houston Rockets 95: That was an amazing basketball game…by the other team.

Let’s get this quick and clear for those who did not watch this game: For all purposes and intents, tonight was a blowout.  The Rockets made a late charge at the last minute to make the score much closer than it was for most of the game, but this was one of Houston’s worse performances [...]

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Dallas Mavericks 105, Houston Rockets 100: Welcome to the 9th seed. Again.

For about 90% of this game, I could have pulled up my recent recap of our loss against the 76ers, changed a few names and statistics, posted it, and I doubt anyone would have noticed that something was amiss.  The Rockets started off well and grabbed the lead, but a 5 minute stretch in the [...]

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