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Houston Rockets game recaps

December 3, 2010 at 10:27 pm

Bombs Away! Rockets nail 16 threes to cage Grizzlies

One of the many reasons the Rockets started the season as loss collectors was they couldn’t hit their three-point shots. That wasn’t the case Friday night in Memphis. Continue reading

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December 1, 2010 at 10:37 pm

Out of Body: Battier dominates Kobe, Lakers in final minutes

The first half was playing out like every other Rocket game we’ve seen this season. They keep their head above water in the first and watch helplessly as their opponent starts to pull away in the second. Continue reading

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November 30, 2010 at 8:23 am

Outclassed: Short-handed Rockets no match for Mavericks

Are we alarmed yet? The Rockets couldn’t stop Dirk Nowitzki or Caron Butler (or for that matter, J.J. Barea) and were run 101-91 in Dallas Monday night, falling to 5-12 on the season. Continue reading

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November 23, 2010 at 9:44 am

Rockets digging deep hole with loss to Suns

If the Rockets are to get healthy and write a comeback story, they’ve set the stage by digging themselves a pretty deep hole. Continue reading

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November 17, 2010 at 6:58 am

After further review, Rockets lose to Rose, Bulls

One of the Rockets “keys to the game” was to stop Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose. Yeah… that didn’t quite work out. Rose exploded for 33 points — including 17 in the game-changing fourth quarter — as the Rockets fell 95-92 Tuesday night at home to the Bulls. Continue reading

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November 15, 2010 at 6:36 am

A Win Streak? Rockets kick Knicks 104-96

Kevin Martin scored 28 points, Luis Scola added 24 and Chuck Hayes played some brilliant defense as the Rockets knocked off the Knicks at Madison Square Garden 104-96 Sunday night. Continue reading

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November 13, 2010 at 1:34 am

Welcome back, Mr. Lowry: Rockets drop Pacers 102-99

Aaron Brooks is out, Yao Ming is out and the Pacers have been shooting lights out, so it looked like the Houston Rockets would be cows heading to the slaughter Friday night in Indiana. Continue reading

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November 11, 2010 at 12:07 am

Size Matters: Rockets shrink late in fourth

Losses to the Lakers, Nuggets, Hornets and Spurs could be understood given the quality of the opponent and the instability of Houston’s lineups, but things were supposed to get better for the Rockets in both areas this week. Continue reading

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