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Eight-year Rocket, Yao Ming, returned to the Toyota Center Tuesday for the first time this season. The 7-footer watched the Rockets shootaround this morning as the team prepared to host the Golden State Warriors. Ming, in his second second full year of retirement, runs a wine business and is going to school for economics and media.
According to Howard Chen, CSN Houston:
Yao was selected as an All-Star all eight years of his career, a career that was shortened by a foot injury. The Rockets have said they’re planning on retiring his jersey – something Yao says he hasn’t thought much about yet.
“I don’t know how many times I played on this court, but every time I look up to the jerseys in the sky: Rudy (Tomjanovich), (Calvin) Murphy, Hakeem (Olajuwon), Moses (Malone). Those names are like a mark…I’m way behind them. It should be a great honor.”
Currently, Yao is running a wine business and is also back in school – studying economics and media.
“I know a lot of the players here finish s...
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The Houston Rockets tied an NBA record and set a franchise mark with 23 3-pointers in a 140-109 win over Golden State on Tuesday night.
Jeremy Lin sank five 3-pointers, a career high, and Chandler Parsons and James Harden hit four apiece as the Rockets reached a season-high point total. They also tied an NBA record with 14 3-pointers in the first half and dished out a season-high...
One of the big stories last night in the NBA was the Houston Rockets tying the NBA single-game record for three pointers made against the Golden State Warriors.For those of you who didn't get to watch the amazing shooting display, below is a compilation video of the 23 three-pointers that the Rockets made in the game:For anyone wondering whose record the Rockets tied, it was...
Andrew Bogut was upset with the Houston Rockets for running up the score Tuesday, so he responded by calling them out over Twitter after the game.
Bogut called the Rockets a dirty name while referencing the next meeting between the teams in his incredibly crafted tweet:
C U Next Tuesday fellas!
— Andrew Bogut (@andrewbogut) February 6, 2013
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The Golden State Warriors were destroyed last night by the Houston Rockets 140-109 and the Rockets tied the NBA record for most threes in a game with 23. This game was a beat down from the very beginning with Houston going 14-18 from downtown at the half and scoring 77 points in two quarters of basketball. This young Rockets group under Kevin McHale has been near the top of NBA...
Danny Granger hasn't played a game this season, but that doesn't mean he hasn't drawn interest on the trade market. Fox Sports' Sam Amico's latest column drops several trade rumors, among them: The Houston Rockets "have a keen eye on" the Indiana Pacers forward.
That said, Amico acknowledges that the Pacers aren't against keeping Granger. "...
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The Houston Rockets put on a three point shooting clinic in Houston last night in their 140-109 beatdown of the Golden State Warriors. And when we say “put on a three point shooting clinic”, we mean that Rockets tied the NBA record by hitting 23 three pointers in the game.
Of course, once number 23 went in, the Rockets (and their crowd) were all about hitting number 24 and setting...
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It takes a lot to get people to notice something in a blowout mid-week NBA game, but that's what happened the other day in Houston, where the hometown Rockets were just on fire from behind the arc against the surprisingly good Warriors. Houston, for those of you who don't pay too much attention to the Association, shoots more three-pointers than...
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Rockets tied an national basketball association record and set a franchise mark with 23 3-pointers in a 140-109 win over Golden State on Tuesday night.