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Houston Rockets game recaps

November 7, 2010 at 11:47 pm

Panic avoided! Rockets get first win

Put away the gas masks: the 2010-11 Houston Rockets have won an NBA game. The Minnesota Timberwolves, the perfect tonic for a winless squad, came to town and the Rockets wasted no time getting that first ‘W’, rolling to a 120-94 rout Sunday night. Continue reading

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November 7, 2010 at 2:47 am

Loss to Spurs is one to build on

No matter how you slice it, there’s a new harsh reality in Houston. “0-5, the only winless team left in the NBA.” Continue reading

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October 31, 2010 at 1:03 am

Rockets show Melo he can win in Houston

Chase Budinger and Courtney Lee had some nice dunks in the first half Coming off an 0-2 West Coast road trip, the Rockets arrived at the Toyota Center for their home opener with a sense that they needed to seriously recommit themselves to defense. The return of Kyle Lowry and a fresh Yao Ming were sure to help. Continue reading

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October 28, 2010 at 6:20 am

With no answer for Ellis, Rockets get rolled

There’s a sour taste in my mouth, and it has little to do with these Chewy Lemonheads I raided from my kid’s Halloween bag. Houston’s defense, the team’s primary focus during training camp (See: 1 | 2 | 3), was a no-show Wednesday night as Monta Ellis ruptured the Rockets for 46 points to lead the Warriors to a 132-128 win and drop Houston to 0-2. Continue reading

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October 27, 2010 at 3:24 pm

Loss to Lakers painful, but there were positives

When Kobe Bryant beats you, you live with it. Pau Gasol, Lamar Odom, Ron Artest… not fun, but understandable. But when Shannon Brown and Steve Blake beat you, that’s a tough pill to get down. Continue reading

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