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Rockets prepare for tough defensive challenge in showdown against Giannis Antetokounmpo

Rockets prepare for tough defensive challenge in showdown against Giannis Antetokounmpo

Photo by Bill Baptist/NBAE via After Kristaps Porzingis gave them 39 points, the Houston Rockets make defensive preparations for Giannis Antetokounmpo on Sunday. Friday night, Kristaps Porzingis put on a clinic against the Houston Rockets. With no one to match his 7-foot-3 stature, Porzingis notched a 39 point performance as 10 of his 13 made field goals came from inside the perimeter. It took a late tip-in by Robert Covington and an overtime period for the Rockets to overcome Porzingis’ production in a 153-149 victory. The Latvian native was the first test for a Rockets team who...
The Dream Shake Aug 1, 2020
Robert Covington’s late-game heroics saves Rockets vs. Mavericks

Robert Covington’s late-game heroics saves Rockets vs. Mavericks

Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Robert Covington comes up huge late in Houston Rockets victory over the Dallas Mavericks. The sound of the ball bouncing on the hardwood floor as players call out defensive rotations could mean only one thing — Houston Rockets basketball is back. After 145 days, the Rockets resumed their 2020 season in a 153-149 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Friday, inside The Arena in Orlando. After a dispute on whether or not James Harden deserved two foul shots or three, the former league MVP stood at the charity stripe where he knocked down his first...
www.chron.com Aug 1, 2020

Harden has 49 to lead Rockets over Mavericks 153-149 in OT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — James Harden scored 49 points and the Houston Rockets outlasted the Dallas Mavericks 153-149 in overtime Friday night in their first game in the NBA bubble. Harden made 1 of 2 free throws before Trey Burke made a 3-pointer to get the Mavericks within 3 with about 15 seconds left in OT. Harden made 1 of 2 free throws after that, Burke missed a 3, and Harden got the rebound to secure the victory. In regulation, Dallas led by 3 before Harden made the first of two free throws, and Robert Covington tipped in a miss on the second to tie it with 3.3 seconds...
ClutchPoints Aug 1, 2020
VIDEO: Robert Covington embarrasses Kristaps Porzingis at the rim with huge denial

VIDEO: Robert Covington embarrasses Kristaps Porzingis at the rim with huge denial

Houston Rockets wing Robert Covington just exhibited what type of form he’s in coming into the season restart. The 6-foot-7 forward decided to meet Dallas Mavericks big man Kristaps Porzingis at the rim on a dunk attempt, and it did not end well for the latter. Here’s a look at Covington’s impressive block on the […] The post VIDEO: Robert Covington embarrasses Kristaps Porzingis at the rim with huge denial appeared first on ClutchPoints.
The Dream Shake Jul 31, 2020
Rockets vs Mavericks game thread

Rockets vs Mavericks game thread

Photo by Tim Warner/ The Houston Rockets will open their first of eight seeding games tonight against the Dallas Mavericks. Houston Rockets (40-24) vs. Dallas Mavericks (40-27), July 31, 2020, 8:00 p.m. CDT Location: The Arena, Orlando, FL TV: AT&T Sports, ESPN Radio: SportsTalk790 Online: Rockets App Mavericks SB Nation Blog: Mavs Moneyball Projected Starting Lineups Rockets: Russell Westbrook, James Harden, Danuel House Jr., Robert Covington, P.J. Tucker Mavericks: Luka Doncic, Seth Curry, Tim Hardaway Jr., Maxi Kleber, Kristaps Porzingis After a four-month suspension, the...
The Dream Shake Jul 28, 2020
Rockets vs Celtics scrimmage game thread

Rockets vs Celtics scrimmage game thread

Photo by Maddie Meyer/ In their last dress rehearsal prior to the restart, the Houston Rockets will end their three-game scrimmage tonight against the Boston Celtics.  Houston Rockets (1-1) vs. Boston Celtics (1-1), July 28, 2020, 7:00 p.m. CDT Location: The Arena, Orlando, FL TV: Rockets.com Radio: SportsTalk790 Online: Rockets App Celtics SB Nation Blog: CelticsBlog Projected Starting Lineups Rockets: Russell Westbrook, James Harden, Danuel House Jr., Robert Covington, P.J. Tucker Celtics: Marcus Smart, Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum, Gordon Hayward, Daniel Theis In their final...
The Dream Shake Jul 14, 2020
Rockets restart player previews: Robert Covington

Rockets restart player previews: Robert Covington

Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports Daryl Morey got his prize. Robert Covington History: Covington originally came to the Houston Rockets as an undrafted free agent in the summer of 2013, when he signed a multi-year deal. He played primarily in the G-League (then known as the D-League), appearing in just seven NBA games on the season. Houston GM Daryl Morey then made one of the few big mistakes he’s had since taking control of Houston’s front office, and he waived Covington outright right before the start of the 2014-2015 season. Convington then signed a multi-year deal with the...

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