Tag Archives: Houston Rockets

On the NBA: Beyond the Averages

A few weeks ago, Zach Lowe of Grantland put out an incredible piece exploring how the Raptors are using their SportVU tracking data. While I was reading through it, I came across a juicy factoid that I wasn’t sure I agreed with:  An example: The analytics team is unanimous, and rather emphatic, that every team [...]

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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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Preview: Houston Rockets @ Denver Nuggets on January 30, 2013


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Houston Rockets 119, Brooklyn Nets 106 – Deron Williams Can’t Stop the Clicking Rockets

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 [...]

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Houston Rockets @ New Orleans Hornets on 1/25/2013

The Houston Rockets and New Orleans hornets complete their season series on Friday, January 2013, both teams on very different trajectories. The Houston Rockets look to reassert their style and get back to their winning ways after a brutal January slump. The New Orleans have won 7 of their last 10, and are coming together [...]

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