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The Dream Shake Jun 11, 2018
Rockets 2018 season recap: Eric Gordon wasn’t a fluke

Rockets 2018 season recap: Eric Gordon wasn’t a fluke

He lived up to his expectations. Eric Gordon ended his first year in Houston as the Sixth Man of the Year, and while he isn’t likely to nab the award for the second consecutive year, he was an extremely important part to Houston’s success in 2017-18. Gordon will likely finish as a runner-up to former Rocket Lou Williams for the Sixth Man of the Year only because Williams had a career year and was his team’s best player. Smart teams usually start their best players, but what can you do? Gordon and Williams were the only two players in the league this season to average 18 points per...
www.chron.com May 29, 2018

Rockets lament missed chances after losing to Warriors

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Rockets were up by 14 in the second quarter against the Golden State Warriors when they started missing from 3-point range. They shot themselves all the way from prime position to advance to the NBA Finals to the end of a solid season. James Harden was the first to miss. Eric Gordon soon bricked one, and P.J. Tucker did the same. It was miss after miss after miss as the cold streak stretched to nine by halftime. There were 14 more in the third quarter in a surprising performance for a team that relied on the 3 all season. By the time Tucker connected with about 6...
www.bostonherald.com May 29, 2018
Rockets lament missed chances after losing to Warriors

Rockets lament missed chances after losing to Warriors

HOUSTON — The Houston Rockets were up by 14 in the second quarter against the Golden State Warriors when they started missing from 3-point range. They shot themselves all the way from prime position to advance to the NBA Finals to the end of a solid season.James Harden was the first to miss. Eric Gordon soon bricked one, and P.J. Tucker did the same. It was miss after miss after miss as the cold streak stretched to nine by halftime. There were 14 more in the third quarter in a surprising performance for a team that relied on the 3 all season. By the time Tucker connected with about 6 1/2...
The Dream Shake May 28, 2018
Chris Paul (hamstring) out for Game 7

Chris Paul (hamstring) out for Game 7

The Rockets will have to close the series without CP3. Sources have reported that Chris Paul’s hamstring injury will keep him out of tonight’s pivotal Game 7 against the Warriors. Houston Rockets star Chris Paul will miss Game 7 of the West Finals with strained hamstring.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) May 28, 2018 CP3 was a game-time decision going into tonight but it looks like his hamstring did not heal quickly enough since he strained it in Thursday’s Game 5 victory. Houston will start Eric Gordon in CP3’s place and Luc Mbah a Moute will see some action as well off the...
ClutchPoints May 28, 2018
Eric Gordon says Rockets are positive for Game 7

Eric Gordon says Rockets are positive for Game 7

As a result of Saturday night’s 115-86 loss, the Houston Rockets are now destined for a Game 7 matchup against the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference Finals. It’s a win or go home scenario for both teams, but the Rockets are remaining positive, according to Eric Gordon. “If we are in this position, […] The post Eric Gordon says Rockets are positive for Game 7 appeared first on ClutchPoints.
The Dream Shake May 26, 2018
Warriors offensive explosion forces Game 7

Warriors offensive explosion forces Game 7

It all comes down to Monday night. On the brink of elimination, the Golden State Warriors answered the call and forced a Game 7, blowing out the Houston Rockets by a score of 115-86. The game was closer than the final score suggested, especially when you take into account that the Rockets were up 17 points after the first quarter and up 10 at halftime. James Harden, Trevor Ariza, and Eric Gordon had 53 points combined in the first half to the Warriors’ 51. The shooting was as good as the team has seen since Game 2. However, the Rockets went ice cold and scored just 25 points in the second...
House of Houston May 25, 2018

Houston Rockets: Eric Gordon must step up in the face of adversity

The Houston Rockets will be without one of their fearless leaders this Saturday in Chris Paul as he suffered a right hamstring injury late in Thursday’s Game 5 contest against the Golden State Warriors.  Eric Gordon will be called upon to step up and here’s what it’s all about. Let’s examine. The Houston Rockets are […] Houston Rockets: Eric Gordon must step up in the face of adversity - House of Houston - House of Houston - A Houston Sports Site - Texans, Rockets, Astros, Dynamo, Cougars and More!
www.chron.com May 25, 2018

Rockets lose ailing Chris Paul, vow to dig in for Game 6

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Rockets will be without star guard Chris Paul for Game 6 because of a strained hamstring, a huge blow for a team trying to close out the Golden State Warriors. Paul was injured in the fourth quarter of Thursday night's victory that gave the Rockets a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference finals. "I hate it for him, above all," coach Mike D'Antoni said. "He's practically won us the last two games. But great opportunity for other guys and we have plenty to choose from and we'll be ready." Eric Gordon, the star of Game 5, will start in Paul's place Saturday night. He...
www.bostonherald.com May 25, 2018
Rockets lose ailing Chris Paul, vow to dig in for Game 6

Rockets lose ailing Chris Paul, vow to dig in for Game 6

HOUSTON — The Houston Rockets will be without star guard Chris Paul for Game 6 because of a strained hamstring, a huge blow for a team trying to close out the Golden State Warriors.Paul was injured in the fourth quarter of Thursday night's victory that gave the Rockets a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference finals."I hate it for him, above all," coach Mike D'Antoni said. "He's practically won us the last two games. But great opportunity for other guys and we have plenty to choose from and we'll be ready."Eric Gordon, the star of Game 5, will start in Paul's place Saturday night. He started...
ClutchPoints May 25, 2018
Report: Mike D’Antoni to start Eric Gordon in Game 6, unsure if Chris Paul will play Game 7

Report: Mike D’Antoni to start Eric Gordon in Game 6, unsure if Chris Paul will play Game 7

Houston Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni noted he intends to start shooting guard Eric Gordon in place of the injured point guard Chris Paul for Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals against the Golden State Warriors, according to Mark Medina of the San Jose Mercury News. The long-tenured coach also expressed doubt of Paul […] The post Report: Mike D’Antoni to start Eric Gordon in Game 6, unsure if Chris Paul will play Game 7 appeared first on ClutchPoints.
The Mercury News May 25, 2018
Chris Paul ruled out for Game 6 against Warriors

Chris Paul ruled out for Game 6 against Warriors

Rockets say hamstring injury will sideline start guard for Game 6; uncertainty for Game 7, if one is played.
Fox Sports May 25, 2018
Shannon Sharpe reacts to the Rockets defeating the Warriors in Game 5

Shannon Sharpe reacts to the Rockets defeating the Warriors in Game 5

Shannon Sharpe reacts to Chris Paul and Eric Gordon leading the Houston Rockets to a 98-94 win over the Golden State Warriors in Game 5 of the 2018 NBA Western Conference Finals.
ClutchPoints May 25, 2018
Mike D’Antoni will look to Eric Gordon as playmaker if Chris Paul misses Game 6

Mike D’Antoni will look to Eric Gordon as playmaker if Chris Paul misses Game 6

With Chris Paul’s situation hanging in the balance, Mike D’Antoni quickly devised a strategy if his star guard misses Game 6. He will call on Eric Gordon’s number to suit up as the Houston Rockets’ playmaker. As reported by Marc J. Spears of The Undefeated, D’Antoni will rely on Gordon to call the shots on […] The post Mike D’Antoni will look to Eric Gordon as playmaker if Chris Paul misses Game 6 appeared first on ClutchPoints.
www.bostonherald.com May 25, 2018
Gordon leads Rockets over Warriors 98-94 to take series lead

Gordon leads Rockets over Warriors 98-94 to take series lead

HOUSTON — Chris Paul's grit and veteran leadership have pushed the Golden State Warriors to the brink of elimination.Now the Houston Rockets must wait to see if his injured leg is strong enough to help them take one last step to the NBA Finals.Eric Gordon came off the bench to score 24 points and his steal on Golden State's last possession secured a 98-94 victory Thursday night that gave the Rockets a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference finals. But the victory came with a cost, as Paul had to leave the game in the final minute with a right hamstring injury that could keep him out of Game...
The Dream Shake May 24, 2018
Rockets take 3-2 series lead over Warriors in another defensive dogfight

Rockets take 3-2 series lead over Warriors in another defensive dogfight

It’s one of the biggest wins in franchise history. The Houston Rockets took a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference Finals with a 98-94 victory over the Golden State Warriors in Game 5 Thursday night. The game was highlighted by the defense of the Rockets as they controlled the tempo for majority of the game. Even with the Rockets shooting 37 percent from the field, the team was able to secure the victory. The team was led by Eric Gordon, who scored a team-high 24 points off the bench on 6-15 shooting. Clint Capela also had his best game of the series on both ends of the floor with 12...

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