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Indiana Pacers 100, Houston Rockets 91 – A Lesson in Defense

Paul George is a beast on defense. Any time James Harden would make his way to the rim, to the three point line, or even to the scorers table to check in, Paul George was there.  His fancy eurostep tempts defenders into giving up position on the drive. Not so for Paul George. He simply stayed the [...]

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Houston Rockets 96, San Antonio Spurs 95: James Harden hits a game winner.

Courtesy of SB Nation’s Mike Prada, that’s all there is to talk about this game. Okay, not really.  A general summary of the game after the jump, and discussions about the real player of the game, who despite the aforementioned video, was not actually James Harden.

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Houston Rockets 116, Cleveland Cavaliers 78 – Taking Care of Business

The Houston Rockets have turned in lethargic games against sub-.500 teams recently, losing to the Suns, Mavs and Wizards. As the season winds down and the playoff race heats up, it’s increasingly important to win the easy games on the schedule. A home game against an ailing Cleveland Cavaliers team was the only oasis left before a [...]

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Houston Rockets 100, Utah jazz 93 – Hot Starts are Helpful

The Houston Rockets flipped the script of their last few games, deciding to come out strong and surge to an early lead. Houston pushed the deficit to 22 points in the second quarter and held it steady through most of the game. Racking up a sizable lead turned out to be a solid strategy for [...]

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Golden State Warriors 108, Houston Rockets 78: Ten Points Aren’t Enough

Midway through the third quarter, the Houston Rockets had closed a 23 point gap to a mere 5 point deficit. Houston was making yet another late game run to recover from yet another anemic start, and the crowd was on its feet in the Toyota center. Then Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry drilled threes, and [...]

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