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Harden's 44 lead Rockets over Blazers

HOUSTON (AP) -- James Harden scored a season-high 44 points to help the Houston Rockets cruise to a 110-95 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night and snap a two-game skid. The Trail Blazers were without leading scorer and rebounder LaMarcus Aldridge, who missed the game with an upper-respiratory illness, and had their five-game winning streak snapped. Harden had...
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James Harden scores season-high 44 in Rockets' win over Blazers

  James Harden scored a season-high 44 points to help the Houston Rockets cruise to a 110-95 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night and snap a two-game skid. The Trail Blazers were without leading scorer and rebounder LaMarcus Aldridge, who missed the game with an upper-respiratory illness, and had their five-game winning streak snapped. Harden had 31 in the first...
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Harden's 44 lead Rockets over Blazers, 110-95

HOUSTON (AP) James Harden scored a season-high 44 points to help the Houston Rockets cruise to a 110-95 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night and snap a two-game skid. The Trail Blazers were without leading scorer and rebounder LaMarcus Aldridge, who missed the game with an upper-respiratory illness, and had their five-game winning streak snapped. Harden had 31...
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Dwight Howard slams huge one-handed alley-oop against Trail Blazers

After dealing with an knee injury, it appears that Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard is back to full strength and showed off his aerial ability during tonight’s game against the Portland Trail Blazers. In the second quarter of play, Howard received a beautiful alley-oop pass from teammate Jason Terry and used one hand to throw down the alley-oop pass: That’s pretty impressive...
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Rockets Power Dancers recreate Beyonce’s 7/11 (Video)

The Houston Rockets Power Dancers tried their hand at recreating Beyonce’s popular 7/11 video. The Rockets dancers definitely have the sexiness down, but there’s only one Beyonce. You can compare the two, with Beyonce’s video below. h/t Ballislife
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Rockets Power Dancers recreate Beyonce’s 7/11 (Video)

The Houston Rockets Power Dancers tried their hand at recreating Beyonce’s popular 7/11 video. The Rockets dancers definitely have the sexiness down, but there’s only one Beyonce. You can compare the two, with Beyonce’s video below. h/t Ballislife
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Aldridge out sick against Rockets

HOUSTON (AP) Portland's LaMarcus Aldridge is out with an upper-respiratory illness on Monday night against the Houston Rockets. Aldridge leads the Trail Blazers with 22.8 points and 10.7 rebounds a game. Coach Terry Stotts says that Aldridge starting feeling sick on Sunday night and that he stayed at the team hotel instead of coming to the arena on Monday. He wasn't sure if he'd...
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Thoughts, Trends, and Ideas

Donatas Motiejunas keeps playing his way into our hearts. His last 10 games he is averaging 15.6 points and 6.4 rebounds in 32 minutes of play. He is actually a safety valve for the offense whenever there seems to be nothing going on. With him inserted into the starting lineup the Rockets are +21 points better. For what that’s worth, the Warriors are plus 28 with their entrenched...
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Minnesota Timberwolves: Corey Brewer Trade Grade

Source: Alex Goodlett/Getty Images Minnesota Timberwolves: Corey Brewer Trade Grade By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer/HoopStuff… Houston Rockets Get: Corey Brewer, Alexey Shved (Waived Francisco Garcia) Minnesota Timberwolves Get: Troy Daniels, 2nd Round Pick, 2nd Round Pick (via SAC) Philadelphia 76ers: Ronny Turiaf, 2nd Round Pick The Minnesota Timberwolves have continued the...
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Houston Rockets: Corey Brewer Trade Grade

Source: Alex Goodlett/Getty Images Houston Rockets: Corey Brewer Trade Grade By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer/HoopStuff… Houston Rockets Get: Corey Brewers, Alexey Shved (Waived Francisco Garcia) Minnesota Timberwolves Get: Troy Daniels, 2nd Round Pick, 2nd Round Pick (via SAC) Philadelphia 76ers Get: Ronny Turiaf, 2nd Round Pick The Rockets have already showcased significant...
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New Timberwolves sharpshooter Daniels guarantees more 3s

MINNEAPOLIS -- When Houston television affiliate KRIV spoke via phone with just-traded sharpshooter Troy Daniels on Friday, the only image that accompanied his voice was a screen grab of his NBA 2k15 character. Turns out the station didn't have a head shot of Daniels on file. Anywhere. In order to clear salary space and yield a return before veteran small forward Corey Brewer could...
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Dwight Howard finishes fastbreak alley-oop lob from James Harden against Hawks

Well, it seems like Dwight Howard is getting some of that pep and step back after being out injured. Look at him bring down the ball then finish this alley-oop in this fastbreak: But the Rockets lost to those surging Atlanta Hawks, 104-97. It’s a good sign for the Rockets, though, that Dwight is bouncing around like that as he finished with 19 points, 11 rebounds, and five assists...
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Corey Brewer Trade Reaction

The Rockets get Brewer, the Timberwolves get Try Daniels, and the 76ers get worse. Trade season is getting off to an early start this season. Friday, the Dallas Mavericks swung a big trade sending several pieces to the Boston Celtics for All-Star point guard Rajon Rondo. You can read all about it right here. A few days later we have more movement, this time a three-way trade. The...
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Court Vision: Hawks withstand Rockets' charge; Korver sets record

Going inside the Hawks' 104-97 win over the Rockets on Saturday night in Houston. It was their 14th in the last 16 games. THREE-POINT TAKE 1. Hawks match Rockets' response with one of their own In seizing a 16-point lead on the Rockets, the Hawks had certainly cast aside any concerns that they would take a step back after Wednesday's 29-point road win over the Cavaliers (one that...
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The Houston Rockets GM Basically Called Kentucky An NBA Team

Kentucky is currently giving UCLA one of the biggest beatdowns college basketball has seen in recent memory. The No. 1-ranked Wildcats (11-0) allowed just seven points through 20 minutes of play and now lead the Bruins (8-3) by nearly 40 points. It’s the type of shellacking you’d see if an NBA team played a college team.  It makes sense. In the eyes of Houston Rockets general...
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TV Station Uses Troy Daniels NBA2K Picture To Discuss Trade From Rockets

The Houston Rockets acquired Corey Brewer from the Minnesota Timberwolves for Troy Daniels and two future draft picks.  When discussing the trade, a Houston Fox affiliate interviewed Daniels and used his NBA2K picture. [BroBible] The post TV Station Uses Troy Daniels NBA2K Picture To Discuss Trade From Rockets appeared first on Diehardsport.
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Fox Houston uses video game graphic for human NBA player

Did @MyFoxHouston just use a pic from a video game for ex @HoustonRockets player Troy Daniels? Wow! pic.twitter.com/l7LTKmCXnN — J Ceynar (@Jpceynar) December 20, 2014 Troy Daniels was traded from the Rockets to the T’Wolves in exchange for Corey Brewer.  In their report on the trade, Fox Houston used a video game picture of Daniels instead of, you know, a picture of the...
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Houston TV Station Uses NBA2K Photo to Report Troy Daniels-Corey Brewer Trade

Houston’s FOX affiliate KRIV is either lazy, has no NBA fans on staff, doesn’t know the difference between video games and real life or simply thought it’d be hilarious to include an NBA2K photo in reporting a Rockets trade. Regardless of the reasoning, their decision to use a video game photo for the Troy Daniels Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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TV Station Uses Troy Daniels NBA2K Photo During Phone Interview (Video)

So, Troy Daniels gets traded from Rockets to T-Wolves and as you can imagine he is very disappointed. You can hear it in his voice, he is heartbroken, so how does Houston Fox affiliate KRIV make him feel better? By not even caring enough to find a real photo of him, but instead Jay The Intern (I made that up) who was probably playing 2K or something during the broadcast (I made...
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News Station Uses Troy Daniel’s NBA 2K14 Picture To Report Trade (Photo)

Friday came the announcement that Corey Brewer would be going to the Houston Rockets from the T’wolves in exchange for Rockets 2-year guard Troy Daniels. Come on MyFox Houston, had an interesting way of reporting the news. Did @MyFoxHouston just use a pic from a video game for ex @HoustonRockets player Troy Daniels? Wow! pic.twitter.com/l7LTKmCXnN — Jeff Ceynar (@Jpceynar)...
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Corey Brewer Trade Has Been Completed; Rockets Acquire Alexey Shved As Well

  The Corey Brewer trade has finally been completed, with the Philadelphia 76ers getting in the mix and becoming the third team. The initial trade sending Troy Daniels, and two future second-round picks to the Wolves for Brewer and Ronny Turiaf, now sees Turiaf being sent to the Sixers for Alexey Shved. The Rockets also send an extra second round pick to the Sixers in the deal....
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Rockets Release Francisco Garcia

  In a separate move that helps accompany the additions of Corey Brewer and Alexey Shved, the Rockets have released veteran Francisco Garcia.   Houston is releasing Francisco Garcia, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) December 19, 2014   Garcia appeared in just 14 games this season, and couldn’t find consistency in the rotation, as he shot...
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Rockets Release Francisco Garcia

The Houston Rockets will release Francisco Garcia. Garcia will make way with the Rockets acquiring Corey Brewer and Alexey Shved.
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Wolves trade Corey Brewer to the Rockets

A couple teams in the state of Texas are sure looking to shake up the NBA’s Western Conference. A day after the Dallas Mavericks acquired Rajon Rondo, it appears that the division-rival Houston Rockets have picked up a solid piece. According to Yahoo Sports NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski, the Rockets have acquired forward Corey Brewer from the Minnesota Timberwolves in a three...
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Rockets Acquire Corey Brewer

The Houston Rockets have acquired Corey Brewer from the Minnesota Timberwolves, according to Yahoo! Sports. The Rockets will send Troy Daniels, a 2015 second-round pick (Sacramento) and a future second round pick to the Minnesota Timberwolves. Corey Brewer will earn $4.7 million during the 2014/15 season and $4.9 million during... The post Rockets Acquire Corey Brewer appeared first...
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