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Hoops Habit 17 hours ago

Why Russell Westbrook and James Harden are the best duo in the bubble

Of the many great duos in the NBA Bubble, none top the Houston Rockets’ duo of Russell Westbrook and James Harden. Take a look at what makes them special. The Houston Rockets truly have something special in the Russell Westbrook and James Harden combination. Entering the season, many doubted Westbrook and Harden would be able […] Why Russell Westbrook and James Harden are the best duo in the bubble - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
ClutchPoints 18 hours ago
James Harden has revelation about chemistry with Russell Westbrook

James Harden has revelation about chemistry with Russell Westbrook

James Harden and Russell Westbrook may have had their differences in the past, but the Houston Rockets teammates seem to be getting on just fine inside the Orlando bubble. Harden and Westbrook combined for 55 points, 15 assists and 13 rebounds in a 120-116 victory over Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks. The Beard was […] The post James Harden has revelation about chemistry with Russell Westbrook appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints 19 hours ago
Rockets star Russell Westbrook flexes advantage of ‘micro ball’ after come-from-behind wins vs. Mavs, Bucks

Rockets star Russell Westbrook flexes advantage of ‘micro ball’ after come-from-behind wins vs. Mavs, Bucks

The Houston Rockets have now made it two-for-two in their first couple of games inside the Disney World bubble following a four-month season hiatus. Even more impressive is the fact that the Rockets defeated both the Dallas Mavericks and Milwaukee Bucks coming from behind — something Houston star Russell Westbrook credits to their “micro ball” […] The post Rockets star Russell Westbrook flexes advantage of ‘micro ball’ after come-from-behind wins vs. Mavs, Bucks appeared first on ClutchPoints.
www.chron.com Aug 2, 2020

Russell Westbrook scores 31 as Rockets get past Bucks

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Russell Westbrook scored 31 points and the Houston Rockets used strong defense down the stretch for a 120-116 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday night.
www.chron.com Aug 2, 2020

Westbrook scores 31 as Rockets get 120-116 win over Bucks

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Russell Westbrook scored 31 points and the Houston Rockets used strong defense down the stretch for a 120-116 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday night. It was the 36th straight game with at least 20 points for Westbrook, who led Houston's offense on a night James Harden scored 24. Houston tied an NBA record for most 3-point attempts in a regulation game with 61, making 21 of them, and forced 22 turnovers. Giannis Antetokounmpo had 36 points, 18 rebounds and eight assists for Milwaukee. He joined Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the only players to have 15 games...
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...
ClutchPoints Jul 29, 2020
James Harden, Russell Westbrook react to Eric Gordon injury

James Harden, Russell Westbrook react to Eric Gordon injury

Injured Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon knows he’s got his teammates to back him up no matter the situation. Fellow Rockets stars James Harden and Russell Westbrook have shown their support for Gordon’s recovery and reassured fans that they are still on top of their game.  The 6-foot-3 Rockets star, who has been ailing a […] The post James Harden, Russell Westbrook react to Eric Gordon injury appeared first on ClutchPoints.
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 28, 2020
Houston Rockets vs. Boston Celtics preseason game preview

Houston Rockets vs. Boston Celtics preseason game preview

Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports The Rockets wrap up their Orlando bubble preseason slate tonight when they take on the Boston Celtics. While everyone has shown various levels of rust, the Rockets have looked okay for the most part. Russell Westbrook might be the lone exception, but he showed flashes in the first game to show that his explosiveness is still intact. It might take some time for him to feel fully comfortable after recovering from COVID-19, so rust should be expected. One player that could use a good shooting night is Eric Gordon, who is 2-14 from deep in the first two...
ClutchPoints Jul 24, 2020
Rockets’ Russell Westbrook plans to play in scrimmage after earlier doubts

Rockets’ Russell Westbrook plans to play in scrimmage after earlier doubts

Houston Rockets All-Star guard Russell Westbrook will, in fact, lace up for his team’s scrimmage against the defending champion Toronto Raptors on Friday night, a source tells ESPN’s Tim MacMahon. Westbrook has participated in two practices since joining his team in the Orlando bubble on Monday and clearing the league’s quarantine protocol, which requires two […] The post Rockets’ Russell Westbrook plans to play in scrimmage after earlier doubts appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jul 23, 2020
Rockets’ James Harden sounds crazy excited about Russell Westbrook’s early returns in practice

Rockets’ James Harden sounds crazy excited about Russell Westbrook’s early returns in practice

It’s a great day to be a Houston Rockets fan. Nine-time All-Star Russell Westbrook is officially back with the team. Nobody is as excited as backcourt partner and co-MVP James Harden. Per Harden, Westbook is back and is ready to take flight. “Russell is, like, a creative person. You’d think in quarantine, he might be […] The post Rockets’ James Harden sounds crazy excited about Russell Westbrook’s early returns in practice appeared first on ClutchPoints.
The Dream Shake Jul 22, 2020
Russell Westbrook on return: “I am definitely excited to get back on the floor”

Russell Westbrook on return: “I am definitely excited to get back on the floor”

Photo by Tim Warner/ Houston Rockets star Russell Westbrook spoke to the media on Wednesday prior to his return to the court. It took all but two-seconds for Russell Westbrook to mark his arrival in Orlando. On Wednesday, the Houston Rockets posted a video to their social media accounts showcasing the nine-time All-Star soaring through the air to complete his signature tomahawk dunk. It was Westbrook’s first practice with his teammates since March 11 — the same day the league suspended the 2019-20 season due to COVID-19. After a four-month layoff period, an eager Westbrook attacked...
Hoops Habit Jul 22, 2020

Russell Westbrook: “I’m thankful and blessed just to be able to compete again.”

Russell Westbrook opened up in Monday’s Houston Rockets media session as he got integrated back into team activities following his COVID-19 quarantine. Wearing one of the social justice T-shirts co-created by his brand – Honor the Gift  – and the NBPA – Houston Rockets guard Russell Westbrook spoke with the media for the first time […] Russell Westbrook: “I’m thankful and blessed just to be able to compete again.” - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
ClutchPoints Jul 22, 2020
Rockets’ Russell Westbrook airs it all out in first appearance in NBA bubble

Rockets’ Russell Westbrook airs it all out in first appearance in NBA bubble

Russell Westbrook has finally landed in Orlando, and the Houston Rockets point guard talked at length about his experience after being diagnosed with the coronavirus last week. Westbrook said he had no COVID-19 symptoms beyond a stuffy nose, according to Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle. But he did make one important distinction: “Wearing a […] The post Rockets’ Russell Westbrook airs it all out in first appearance in NBA bubble appeared first on ClutchPoints.
The Dream Shake Jul 22, 2020
Russell Westbrook clears bubble protocol, scheduled to practice Wednesday

Russell Westbrook clears bubble protocol, scheduled to practice Wednesday

Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports Russ is right on track for the restart opener. The Houston Rockets received more good news today. Russell Westbrook, who was delayed arriving to the Orlando bubble due to a positive COVID-19 test and didn’t join the team until Monday night, has officially cleared the NBA’s Orlando bubble quarantine protocol and is expected to practice with the team today, according to ESPN’s Tim McMahon. Russell Westbrook has cleared the NBA’s quarantine protocol and will practice with the Rockets today, per source.— Tim MacMahon (@espn_macmahon) July 22,...

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