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5 hrs ago | Sports Media 101

Boston Celtics Could Be Waiting to Pounce on Wounded Playoff Teams...

Celtics 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Boston Celtics as a part of Sports Media 101 .

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Boston Celtics, Rajon Rondo, NBA Players, Houston Rockets, Golden State Warriors, Jeremy Lin, Chicago Bulls, New York Knicks

Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Washington Post

Aldridge's 43 lifts Blazers over Rockets 112-105

LaMarcus Aldridge scored 43 points and Damian Lillard made six free throws down the stretch to give the Portland Trail Blazers a 112-105 win over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night and a 2-0 lead in the first-round playoff series.

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

ABC News

Aldridge's 43 Lifts Blazers Over Rockets 112-105

LaMarcus Aldridge scored 43 points and Damian Lillard made six free throws down the stretch to give the Portland Trail Blazers a 112-105 win over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night and a 2-0 lead in the first-round playoff series.

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

Houston Chronicle

Rockets stick with usual lineup, but will use Asik, Howard together again

The Rockets stuck with their Game 1 starting lineup, the lineup that they used for 34 regular-season games with Terrence Jones at power forward.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, Terrence Jones, Orlando Magic, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Oregonian

Rockets look to get James Harden going, slow LaMarcus Aldridge in Game 2 vs. Trail Blazers

The mood in this city about the Houston Rockets, after their Game 1 loss to the Trail Blazers, might have been summed up by a local sports anchor, who started his report by declaring that the Blazers had their A game on Sunday, while the Rockets could only muster up their C game.

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Related Topix: Sports, Houston Rockets, NBA Basketball, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Players, James Harden, Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, Orlando Magic, Chicago Bulls, Portland Trail Blazers, LaMarcus Aldridge

BleacherReport

Tuesday, April 21 NBA Playoff Primer: Schedule, Storylines and Predictions

Raise your hand if you still haven't slept since Sunday's epic overtime tilt between the Houston Rockets and Portland Trail Blazers? Tuesday's showcase rematch might be the most hotly anticipated, but the under cards - the Atlanta Hawks looking to go up 2-0 on the Indiana Pacers and the Toronto Raptors aiming to even the series against the Brooklyn ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Atlanta Hawks, Toronto Raptors, Portland Trail Blazers, NBA Players, Chicago Bulls

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Houston Chronicle

Rockets-Blazers series: Five things we learned from Game 1

Not that we didn't know that already but Aldridge's 46 points and 18 rebounds brought home the point.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, Golden State Warriors, Jeremy Lin, Charles Barkley, Terrence Jones, Chicago Bulls, New York Knicks

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Houston Chronicle

Rocketsa Terrence Jones prepares for postseason test against Blazers Aldridge

As much as Trail Blazers All-Star LaMarcus Aldridge has dominated his matchup with Portland native Terrence Jones, the Rockets contend that they expect Jones to contribute in their first-round series.

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

OregonLive.com

Trail Blazers-Rockets: Portland bench vs. Houston bench, who wins the matchup?: Poll

Who has the edge in the matchup between the Trail Blazers bench and the Rockets bench? Portland coach Terry Stotts didn't have a strong lean either way.

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Related Topix: Sports, Houston Rockets, NBA Basketball, New York Knicks, Golden State Warriors, Jeremy Lin, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players, Mo Williams, Cleveland Cavaliers, Portland Trail Blazers, Los Angeles Clippers, Utah Jazz

GantDaily.com

Melo pursuers gain leverage with NBA salary cap rise

New York, NY, United States - The Chicago Bulls and the Houston Rockets will be aided by a projected salary cap rise of nearly $5 million in their attempts to nab free agent-to-be Carmelo Anthony from the New York Knicks The NBA has informed teams Friday that it is projecting a rise in the salary cap from this season's $58.6 million to $63.2 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, New York Knicks, Golden State Warriors, Jeremy Lin, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players, Carmelo Anthony, Denver Nuggets

Fri Apr 18, 2014

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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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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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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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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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

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