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  1. Fantasy: Injured NBA stars opening doors for new facesRead the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | USA Today

    ... Versatile big man Ryan Anderson ($4,700; 9.4%) is a must-start in most formats if "The Brow" misses time. Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard (knee) is expected to be out through the All-Star break in mid-February with persistent fluid buildup in ...


  2. 1/30 15-footer: Cutting Back on Free ThrowsRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | Hardwood Paroxysm

    There's no such thing as a free lunch, and the saying holds true in the NBA as well. Free throws aren't free, and not every player in the league is able to take advantage of them equally.


  3. Celtics - Rockets Preview: How Do The Celtics Measure Up To The Competition?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Hardwood Houdini

    Nov 1, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard and Boston Celtics center Tyler Zeller during the game at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports The Boston Celtics return home following a tough six-game West Coast trip.


  4. Dwight Howard to meet with doctors; return unknownRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Houston Chronicle

    While the Rockets wrapped up their morning shootaround in Boston on Friday, Dwight Howard was scheduled to meet with doctors to weigh his options to treat his ongoing knee issues. The Rockets have not put a timetable on Howard's return while waiting to see what sort of treatment Howard will use to address the swelling in his knee, but it seemed certain that Howard would be out beyond this weekend's back-to-back against the Celtics and Pistons.


  5. Who's the Better Shooting Guard: Klay Thompson or James Harden?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Blue Man Hoop

    Jan 17, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson drives to the basket during the third quarter as Houston Rockets guard James Harden defends at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports Every single sports fan in America has had the discussion at one point or another.


  6. Rajon Rondo and Dallas Mavericks Aren't Living Up to Each Other's ExpectationsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    Rajon Rondo and the Dallas Mavericks are quickly finding out that success on paper doesn't automatically translate into on-court transcendence. It's been more than a month since the Mavericks landed the All-Star floor general from the Boston Celtics .


  7. Chandler Parsons: James Harden is midseason MVPRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | MSNBC

    ... the best player in basketball right now," Parsons said before his Dallas Mavericks fell 99-94 to Harden's Houston Rockets on Wednesday night. "The things he's doing are incredible. The scouting report is focused in on stopping him and you see he's ...


  8. G47: Rockets @ Celtics Prediction GameRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Dream Shake

    Rockets : 102.9 PPG, 98.9 OPPG, WWWLW Celtics : 101.8 PPG, 103.7 OPPG, LWLWW Let's keep the streak going! Celtics have looked good recently, beating the Blazers on the road and nearly pulling off an upset on the Warriors on the road as well. However, they did lose to the Timberwolves , the worst team in the West, on Wednesday.


  9. Army under racial fire for 'chink ... in armor' tweet, retreats with delete buttonRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Washington Times

    The U.S. Army took fire from offended Twitter users on Thursday for tweeting about a "chink" in its special operations digital and physical armor, and immediately retreated. Chanin Nuntavong tweeted ".@USArmy uses racist term for Asians in headline! #inexcusable I'm waiting for an apology."


  10. The Sacramento Kings Walks Into the Lion's Den In Cleveland TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | A Royal Pain

    To say the Kings are limping into the All-Star break would be an understatement. They need something.


  11. HOU @ BOS7:30 pm ETRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Sportsnet.ca

    The Houston Rockets are showing the ability to morph into a team with a functional bench to complement James Harden and Dwight Howard. Lately, reserves have had to fill in entirely for Howard, who will miss a third straight game Friday night when the Rockets visit the Boston Celtics.


  12. Daily Dish: Friday's Daily Fantasy adviceRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | CBS Sports

    Editor's note: FanDuel.com is hosting a one-day $300,000 Fantasy Basketball contest for Friday's games. It's $25 to enter and first prize is $30,000.


  13. Dwight Howard's absence leaves big shoes to fill for Rockets, plus other Southwest Division newsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Houston Rockets' Trevor Ariza, left, Dwight Howard, center, and Patrick Beverley yell toward the the players on the court during the second half of an NBA basketball game Los Angeles Lakers, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, in Los Angeles. The Houston won 99-87.


  14. Rockets, Celtics meet in BostonRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Sports Network

    The Rockets have won three straight and nine of their last 12 games, including Wednesday's 99-94 victory versus the Dallas Mavericks. Josh Smith scored 18 points off the bench, James Harden added 17 and Donatas Motiejunas finished with 16 for the Rockets, who prevailed despite shooting 40.9 percent and scored 31 points off 24 Dallas turnovers.


  15. Orlando Magic's inconsistent performance should cost Jacque Vaughn his jobRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Orlando Pinstripe Post

    Needless to say, the last few weeks have been rough on the Orlando Magic . After taking down the Chicago Bulls and Houston Rockets in back-to-back games, the Magic fell flat on their faces following a loss to the Memphis Grizzlies at home.


  16. Daily Fantasy Basketball 2015: NBA DraftKings Strategy for Jan. 30Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    ... reason to expect anything different this time around. What's more, the contest between the Celtics and Houston Rockets is the highest over/under game of the night (206), so expect plenty of points and assists between the two teams. That is good news ...


  17. Damian Lillard All-Star Game snub leads to Portland Police vowing...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... the first time the police department have weighed in on backetball matters. After the Trail Blazers beat the Houston Rockets 122-120 in game one of their play-off series last season, the Portland Police said that they 'endorsed theft'. The complete ...


  18. NBA Rumors: Dwight Howard To Miss Extended Time + Vaughn To Be Fired?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Sir Charles in Charge

    Jan 23, 2015; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard reacts after suffering an injury in the first quarter against the Phoenix Suns at US Airways Center. Howard would leave the game.


  19. James Harden's MVP Cred is Legit, SustainableRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Houston Press

    In watching the Golden State Warriors dismantle the Rockets twice in a week last week, it was difficult to make a case for James Harden as the presumptive league MVP if for no other reason than both Steph Curry and Klay Thompson seem to have good reason to consider themselves favorites despite being on the same team. Still, Harden's MVP credibility is real.


  20. Morning Coffee - Fri, Jan 30Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Raptors Republic

    "And it wouldn't be fair to throw him out there for a few minutes just to say: 'Hey, we got him in the game.' His time is going to come.