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The problem with being Rockets point guard Kyle Lowry is that anonymity is difficult to overcome, a near impossible tide to stem.
Three weeks into this season Lowry had done as good a job of shoehorning his name into the national dialogue on talented point guards as anyone who became a full-time starter the previous season could. Wading through the muck of Chris Paul, Steve Nash, Tony Parker and Russell Westbrook is a difficult task, particularly for the hard-nosed-yet-unknown Philadelphian, someone who first had to wait for his franchise to jettison the guy (Aaron Brooks) ahead of him in the rotation.
Methodically things fell into place. Lowry played exceptionally last season and established himself as an unquestioned leader once Brooks was sent to Phoenix at the trading deadline. He opened this season with a flourish, averaging 17.8 points, 9.3 assists and 6.9 rebounds through the Rockets' opening 12 games. He was on the radar if but a blip, inspiring conversation as an up-a...
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Being from Houston and having to put up with the Houston Rockets all season, this sums up how I feel when I watch my hometown team play some pickup basketball at the professional level. Kevin Love, you have no heart, you cold-hearted, now rich as hell, white center.
During Saturday's NBA game in Minnesota, Timberwolves forward Kevin Love stepped on Houston Rockets forward Luis Scola while he was down on the ground, and some people are wondering whether it was really an accident.
The Timberwoves and Rockets last faced each other Monday night in Houston. During the first quarter of that game, Scola saved an offensive possession for...
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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Kevin Love scored 25 points and grabbed 18 rebounds and Luke Ridnour added 22 points to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves over the Houston Rockets 100-91 on Saturday night.
Minnesota won for the fifth time in seven games to reach .500 (12-12).
Kyle Lowry had 24 points and 11 assists for Houston and Luis Scola also had 24 points, but Kevin Martin scored a season...
Luis Scola scored 25 points and the Houston Rockets handed the injury-riddled Denver Nuggets their third straight loss, 99-90 on Monday night.
The Denver Nuggets and Houston Rockets are both struggling offensively after putting together impressive runs last month.
The Nuggets will try to avoid losing a season-high third straight when they host the Rockets on Monday night.
After winning six in a row and eight of nine, Denver has dropped four of five, including the last two of a back-to-back-to-back stretch. The Nuggets...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Kevin Love scored 25 points and grabbed 18 rebounds and Luke Ridnour added 22 points to lead the Minnesota
Timberwolves over the Houston Rockets 100-91 on Saturday night.
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NBA.com currently has a poll asking fans if Rockets guard Kyle Lowry or San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker deserve a spot on the Western Conference all-star roster.
Parker answered that quesrion on Wednesday as his 24 points and four assists topped Lowry's efforts. On Saturday, Parker had bigger fish to fry.It's widely expected that...
The suddenly shaky Denver Nuggets will try to avoid a season-high third straight loss tonight when they welcome the Houston Rockets to Pepsi Center.