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Yesterday | OregonLive.com

Houston Rockets pondering twin towers approach to deal with Trail Blazers' inside strength

It was hardly a rousing success early in the season, but with their looming matchup against the Trail Blazers in the first round of the playoffs , the Houston Rockets are flirting with the idea of resurrecting a twin towers approach.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Chandler Parsons, Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, Oklahoma City Thunder, Terrence Jones, Orlando Magic, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players, James Harden

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Blazers Edge

Playbook Breakdown: How Can The Blazers Upset The Rockets?

Houston has taken care of Portland three times in the regular season. Can they finally get over the hump on the Rockets? Houston has gotten the better of Portland three out of four times this season, the most deflating instance coming in their meeting on Mar. 9. Portland fumbled away a win in the last minute, allowing James Harden to hit a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, Oklahoma City Thunder, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, James Harden, Chandler Parsons, Terrence Jones, Chicago Bulls

Sir Charles in Charge

2014 NBA Playoffs: Previewing the Houston Rockets

Apr 11, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Timberwolves forward Dante Cunningham Houston Rockets guard James Harden and Houston Rockets forward Chandler Parsons rebound in the fourth quarter at Target Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, Houston Rockets, NBA Basketball, Chandler Parsons, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Players, James Harden, Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, Patrick Beverley, Orlando Magic, Miami Heat, Chicago Bulls

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Dream Shake

With playoff seeding set, Rockets lose to Pellies

The New Orleans Pelicans beat the Rockets 105 - 100 in a drowsy affair where Dwight Howard and Patrick Beverley did not get hurt.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Troy Daniels, NBA Players, Terrence Jones, Miami Heat, Patrick Beverley, Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, Orlando Magic, Chicago Bulls

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Lake Oswego Review

'Worst possible series for me'

Besides being a Hall-of-Famer, an NBA champion and a TV analyst for the Houston Rockets, Clyde 'the Glide' Drexler has a vested interest in the upcoming first-round Western Conference playoff series between the No.

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Related Topix: Sports, Houston Rockets, NBA Basketball, Portland Trail Blazers, Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, Orlando Magic, Terrence Jones, NBA Players, Patrick Beverley, Miami Heat, Chicago Bulls

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Recap: Houston vs. San Antonio

Chandler Parsons tallied 21 points to lead a balanced scoring attack for the Houston Rockets, who secured home-court advantage for their first-round playoff series with a 104-98 victory over the San Antonio Spurs.

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Related Topix: Sports, Houston Rockets, NBA Basketball, Chandler Parsons, NBA Players, San Antonio Spurs, Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, Patrick Beverley, Orlando Magic, Miami Heat, Chicago Bulls

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Examiner.com

Bulls bring back Brewer

Most Bulls fans were upset, when after the 2011-2012 season, management chose to break up the bench, known to fans as the Bench Mob, either through trades, or by letting them leave through free agency.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Jimmy Butler, Tony Snell, NBA Players, Houston Rockets, Ronnie Brewer, New York Knicks

Maddux Sports Blog

NBA Saturday Picks ATS: New Orleans Pelicans at Houston Rockets

The Houston Rockets lost last night to the Minnesota Timberwolves, leaving the "magic number" for clinching home court advantage at 2 still.

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Related Topix: Sports, Houston Rockets, NBA Basketball, Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, Isaiah Canaan, Patrick Beverley, Orlando Magic, New York Knicks, Miami Heat, Golden State Warriors, Jeremy Lin, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players

Click2Houston

Rockets can't overcome Corey Brewer's 51 in 112-110...

Truth be told, no one believed Corey Brewer could do it. Not his teammate Ricky Rubio.

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Related Topix: Sports, Houston Rockets, NBA Basketball, Minnesota Timberwolves, Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, Oklahoma City Thunder, Patrick Beverley, Orlando Magic, Miami Heat, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players, James Harden

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Houston Rockets

The Houston Rockets are in a fight for playoff positioning and they'll take that fight to the Target Center Friday night when they meet the Minnesota Timberwolves.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Chandler Parsons, Troy Daniels, Donatas Motiejunas, Oklahoma City Thunder, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players, James Harden

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Houston Chronicle

Rockets sign Dexter Pittman, waive Greg Smith

Smith, a 6-10 forward/center, has been unable to come back from knee injury and has missed most of the season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Dwight Howard, Greg Smith, Los Angeles Lakers, Orlando Magic, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players, Miami Heat, Atlanta Hawks, Dexter Pittman

The Dream Shake

Denver Nuggets outrun Houston Rockets, 123-116

In a game were Houston came out looking completely gassed, Lin kept the Rockets afloat in the first half but Randy Foye's shooting and Denver's transition offense caused McHale to throw in the towel to start the fourth quarter.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Golden State Warriors, Troy Daniels, Jeremy Lin, Terrence Jones, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players, New York Knicks, Robert Covington

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Sports Network

Foye powers Nuggets past Rockets

Randy Foye scored 22 of his 30 points in the third quarter to go along with 15 assists, helping the Denver Nuggets to a 123-116 win over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Houston Rockets, NBA Basketball, Chandler Parsons, New York Knicks, Golden State Warriors, Jeremy Lin, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players, Randy Foye, Denver Nuggets, Los Angeles Clippers, Utah Jazz

BleacherReport

Outside the Spotlight, Is Rockets' Dwight Howard Now an Underrated Superstar?

Dwight Howard is still a very tall man, just shy of seven feet, with a wingspan and personality to match.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, Yao Ming, Oklahoma City Thunder, Chicago Bulls, James Harden

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Miami Herald

Houston Rockets

The Rockets will makes stops in Denver and Minnesota on this trip and have a 20-17 record on the road.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Chandler Parsons, Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, Oklahoma City Thunder, Mark Jackson, Orlando Magic, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players, James Harden

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Sports Network

Harden, Rockets play host to Nuggets

The playoff-bound Houston Rockets look to stay sharp when they host the Denver Nuggets Sunday at the Toyota Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Denver Nuggets, Houston Rockets, Kenneth Faried, Los Angeles Clippers, Ty Lawson, Randy Foye, Utah Jazz, NBA Players, Chicago Bulls

Sat Apr 05, 2014

BleacherReport

Does Dwight Howard Still Have a Spot in the Defensive Player of the Year Race?

How is it people forget about Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard when listing candidates for Defensive Player of the Year? Did last year's mess in Los Angeles stain his stature that much? Was it the lingering effects of a back surgery Howard's now nearly two years removed from? Or, however unfair yet explicit a reason this may be, do the last ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, Miami Heat, Donatas Motiejunas, Oklahoma City Thunder, Patrick Beverley, Chicago Bulls, James Harden

News9 Oklahoma City

Durant's Streak Continues, But Thunder Falls To Houston

Kevin Durant tied greatest to ever play on Friday night in Houston, scoring at least 25 points for the 40th consecutive game.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Kevin Durant, Houston Rockets, Sacramento Kings, Francisco Garcia, Chicago Bulls, James Harden

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Maddux Sports Blog

NBA Western Conference Odds: Oklahoma City Thunder at Houston Rockets

The Oklahoma City Thunder are trying to hold off the third seeded L.A. Clippers to claim the second seed in the Western Conference playoffs.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Oklahoma City Thunder, Terrence Jones, NBA Players, Dwight Howard, Miami Heat, Los Angeles Lakers, Patrick Beverley, Orlando Magic, Chicago Bulls

Sports Network

Johnson, Nets down Rockets

Johnson was 13-of-21 from the field and 4-of-8 from beyond the arc for the Nets, who have won three in a row and seven of their last nine.

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Related Topix: Sports, Houston Rockets, NBA Basketball, New Jersey Nets, Chandler Parsons, Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, Oklahoma City Thunder, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, Chicago Bulls, James Harden

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