Houston Rockets: The Highs and Lows From 2012-13

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A hugely successful, and somewhat surprising, season ended for the Houston Rockets on Friday night with a 103-94 Game 6 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder. While it wasn’t the most successful season in Rockets’ history, it did come with many highs and […]

Daring Oklahoma City Thunder Role Players Tactic Working For Houston Rockets

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Russell Westbrook’s season-ending Game 2 injury has allowed the Houston Rockets to employ a defensive tactic focused entirely around Kevin Durant and it has resulted in the Rockets threatening one of the all-time great NBA playoff comebacks. Westbrook accounts for […]

Hacking Omer Asik Hands Houston Rockets Momentum Over Oklahoma City Thunder

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The Oklahoma City Thunder had an opportunity to seal a first round series victory over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night, but coach Scott Brooks’ tactic of sending Omer Asik to the foul line proved to be a disastrous one. […]

Patrick Beverley Knows What to Expect When Houston Rockets Face Thunder in Oklahoma City

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Patrick Beverley understands the Oklahoma City Thunder crowd he faces tonight will be a hostile one when the Houston Rockets take on the Thunder in Game 5 of the team’s first round playoff matchup, but don’t expect the well-traveled rookie […]

Houston Rockets Made Correct Decision Keeping Chandler Parsons Over Chase Budinger

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Ahead of the 2012 NBA draft, the Houston Rockets decided there wasn’t enough space on the roster for both Chandler Parsons and Chase Budinger. The later was then shipped to the Minnesota Timberwolves while the former proved Monday night he […]

Houston Rockets Remain Optimistic

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The Houston Rockets may just be a single game away from being eliminated from the first round of the NBA playoffs, but that hasn’t killed the team’s confidence heading into Monday’s Game 4. Oklahoma City has a chance to deliver […]

Kevin McHale Made Wrong Decision in Starting Jeremy Lin

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Houston Rockets’ coach Kevin McHale was left with the difficult decision of whether or not to start Jeremy Lin ahead of Friday night’s vital Game 3 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder. McHale’s decision may have cost his team a […]

Can the Houston Rockets Upset the Thunder Without Russell Westbrook?

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Russell Westbrook’s unfortunate injury has potentially devastating effects for the Oklahoma City Thunder’s 2013 title aspirations, but does it mean the Houston Rockets have a chance already down 0-2? It’s almost impossible to say how the Thunder will react without […]

How the Houston Rockets Should Take Advantage of Russell Westbrook’s Injury

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Russell Westbrook’s injury has given the Houston Rockets a chance at victory in the team’s first round playoff series against the Oklahoma City Thunder, but coach Kevin McHale must take advantage of Westbrook’s untimely misfortune. Westbrook requires surgery for a torn meniscus in his right […]

2013 NBA Playoffs: Jeremy Lin Injured, May Not Play in Game 3 for Houston Rockets

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The Houston Rockets fell into a 0-2 series hole in the team’s first round playoff match-up against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night and an injury to starting point guard Jeremy Lin may hurt the Rockets even further as […]

Kevin McHale Says Houston Rockets ‘Didn’t Play Very Well’ In Game 1

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“We didn’t play very well” was coach Kevin McHale’s blunt assessment of the Houston Rockets‘ dismal performance in Game 1 of the team’s first round playoff series against the Oklahoma City Thunder. The near 30-point loss in the series opener […]

Houston Rockets Have Changes to Make Ahead of Game 2

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The Houston Rockets have some major adjustments to make ahead of Game 2 against the Oklahoma City Thunder if this series is to extend past four games. Game 1 may have been a case of the Rockets being simply outclassed by a […]