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The Dream Shake 7 hours ago
Rockets end losing streak in blowout victory over Nuggets

Rockets end losing streak in blowout victory over Nuggets

Photo by Cato Cataldo/NBAE via Russell Westbrook shines as the Houston Rockets end a four-game losing streak against the Denver Nuggets.   The Houston Rockets held a 105-83 lead with a little over six minutes remaining in the fourth quarter. Instead of experiencing a major collapse similar to their MLK Day loss against the Thunder, the Rockets continued to compete until the final buzzer en route to a 121-105 victory over the Denver Nuggets, Wednesday night, inside the Toyota Center in Houston. With the win, Houston put an end to their four-game losing streak, while Mike D’Antoni...
www.chron.com 16 hours ago

Westbrook, Harden lead Rockets past Nuggets, 121-105

HOUSTON (AP) — Russell Westbrook had 28 points, 16 rebounds and eight assists, James Harden added 27 points and the Houston Rockets snapped a four-game losing streak with a 121-105 victory over the short-handed Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night. Westbrook shot 11 of 25 from the field and had four steals. He just missed his second straight triple-double. Harden scored 20 points in the first half. He shot 2 of 6 on 3-pointers after going 1 for 17 on 3s on Monday night against Oklahoma City. Harden connected on 13 of 15 from the free throw line. Houston shot 47%, including 13 of 29 on...
House of Houston Jan 22, 2020

Houston Rockets: Westbrook making history amid team inconsistency

Houston Rockets guard Russell Westbrook continues to make history despite the team suffering from a losing streak. What gives? Let’s take a look into it. This past offseason, the Oklahoma City Thunder and Houston Rockets engaged in a trade that would rattle and just about shock everyone. The Thunder traded what was their franchise-player in […] Houston Rockets: Westbrook making history amid team inconsistency - House of Houston - House of Houston - A Houston Sports Site - Texans, Rockets, Astros, Dynamo, Cougars and More!
ClutchPoints Jan 20, 2020
Rockets’ Russell Westbrook reacts to Houston’s 4th straight loss

Rockets’ Russell Westbrook reacts to Houston’s 4th straight loss

Russell Westbrook seems to have a positive outlook after the Houston Rockets suffered its fourth straight loss on Monday.   In Monday’s 112-107 loss against the Oklahoma City Thunder, Westbrook finished off with a 32 point triple-double. He became the first player in NBA history to record a triple-double against every team in the NBA. […] The post Rockets’ Russell Westbrook reacts to Houston’s 4th straight loss appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 20, 2020
Rockets’ Russell Westbrook joins LeBron James as only players with a triple-double against all NBA teams

Rockets’ Russell Westbrook joins LeBron James as only players with a triple-double against all NBA teams

Russell Westbrook of the Houston Rockets is seemingly synonymous with triple-doubles at this point in his storied NBA career. On Monday, he achieved a singular feat that only one other player in NBA history has accomplished. Westbrook became the second player ever to produce a triple-double against every NBA franchise. Russell Westbrook has triple-double No. […] The post Rockets’ Russell Westbrook joins LeBron James as only players with a triple-double against all NBA teams appeared first on ClutchPoints.
www.chron.com Jan 20, 2020

Paul, Thunder rally for 112-107 win over struggling Rockets

HOUSTON (AP) — Chris Paul scored 28 points and Danilo Gallinari added 25 as the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied from a 15-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat cold-shooting James Harden and the Houston Rockets 112-107 on Monday. Paul scored 27 of his 28 points in the first half against his former team. Gallinari and Dennis Schroder, who scored 17 of his 23 points after halftime, carried the Thunder after the break. Former Thunder player Russell Westbrook had 32 points, 12 assists and 11 rebounds for Houston. Harden had 29 points but was astonishingly inefficient, making 1 of 17 3-point...
The Dream Shake Jan 20, 2020
Rockets vs Thunder game thread

Rockets vs Thunder game thread

Photo by Jeff Haynes/NBAE via The Houston Rockets look to put an end to their three-game losing skid this evening against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Houston Rockets (26-15) vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (24-19), Jan. 20, 2020, 4:00 p.m. CDT Location: Toyota Center, Houston, TX TV: TNT, AT&T Sports Southwest Radio: KBME 790 AM/KEYH 850 AM (Spanish)/KNTE 101.7 FM (Spanish)/Streaming on Rockets App Online: Rockets App Thunder SB Nation Blog: Welcome to Loud City Projected Starting Lineups Rockets: Russell Westbrook, James Harden, Ben McLemore, P.J. Tucker, Clint Capela Thunder: Chris Paul,...
The Dream Shake Jan 19, 2020
Three Takeaways From Rockets’ Loss to Lakers

Three Takeaways From Rockets’ Loss to Lakers

Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports What did we learn from last night? The Rockets sharpened their pencil and submitted their scantron for their biggest test of the season — their first game against the Lakers. Although the first half looked strong for the Rockets, the team ultimately received an F on their exam, losing 124-115. Last night’s game continued many of the same current storylines the team is facing, creating some patterns. Russell Westbrook Is Very Good For the third time in the past five games, Westbrook led the Rockets in scoring and he has been the team’s best player in...
ClutchPoints Jan 19, 2020
Russell Westbrook rejects ‘depressed’ Rockets locker room after third straight loss

Russell Westbrook rejects ‘depressed’ Rockets locker room after third straight loss

The Houston Rockets seemed to be in control for much of Saturday night’s marquee matchup against the Los Angeles Lakers. Houston led by six at the half, with Russell Westbrook putting on a show in the first quarter. However, the Lakers were not to be denied. Los Angeles outscored the Rockets 32-17 in the third […] The post Russell Westbrook rejects ‘depressed’ Rockets locker room after third straight loss appeared first on ClutchPoints.
The Dream Shake Jan 18, 2020
Third Quarter Collapse Dooms Rockets vs Lakers 124-115

Third Quarter Collapse Dooms Rockets vs Lakers 124-115

Caruso will fall, or comb, over soon. | Photo by Bill Baptist/NBAE via Rockets drop 4 of last 5. Blame me. The Rockets are doing poorly when I recap their games. I take full responsibility. If it takes me not writing recaps for the Rockets to win, I’ll do that. Or blame the Lakers being good. Blame James Harden being off and the Rockets having yet another disaster quarter where they’re unable to hit much of anything, from deep. When these cold spells strike, they don’t seem to have any plan to compensate for it. Once again, don’t blame Russell Westbrook. Westbrook was 15-23...
www.chron.com Jan 18, 2020

James scores 31 points, Lakers beat Rockets 124-115

HOUSTON (AP) — LeBron James had 31 points and 12 assists and the Los Angeles Lakers rode a big third quarter to a a 124-115 win over the Houston Rockets on Saturday night. The Lakers bounced back after a loss to Orlando on Wednesday night that snapped their nine-game winning streak. The loss was the third straight for the Rockets, which ties a season high, and they have dropped four of five. Kyle Kuzma scored 23 points, and Danny Green and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope each had 20 for the Lakers. Russell Westbrook scored 35 points for his fourth straight 30-point game and James Harden had 34 for...
ClutchPoints Jan 18, 2020
Why the Rockets should make a move at the NBA trade deadline

Why the Rockets should make a move at the NBA trade deadline

The Houston Rockets are having a solid 2019-20 campaign thus far. They are 26-14, James Harden has been a monster and Russell Westbrook is fitting in just fine. But just about everyone will tell you that the Rockets need more to seriously challenge the two Los Angeles teams out West. And it doesn’t just stop […] The post Why the Rockets should make a move at the NBA trade deadline appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Hoops Habit Jan 18, 2020

Houston Rockets: James Harden will get out of slump soon

The Houston Rockets’ star shooting guard James Harden has had a rough last five games. How much longer will his shooting woes continue? Mike D’Antoni‘s Houston Rockets have been one of the better teams in the Western Conference for years. After adding star point guard Russell Westbrook into the fold this year in exchange for […] Houston Rockets: James Harden will get out of slump soon - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
ClutchPoints Jan 16, 2020
Rockets’ Russell Westbrook took over Mike D’Antoni-led meeting after loss to Blazers

Rockets’ Russell Westbrook took over Mike D’Antoni-led meeting after loss to Blazers

The Houston Rockets had yet another disappointing outing, losing against another sub .500 team on Wednesday night, this time on national television, as they took an L at home against the Portland Trail Blazers. Russell Westbrook, who led the way with a 31-point, 11-rebound, 12-assist triple-double, was the only one who talked in a pin-drop […] The post Rockets’ Russell Westbrook took over Mike D’Antoni-led meeting after loss to Blazers appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 16, 2020
Russell Westbrook sees an opportunity as Rockets faces adversity

Russell Westbrook sees an opportunity as Rockets faces adversity

With the Houston Rockets in the midst of a mini-slump, superstar point guard Russell Westbrook has opted to focus on the silver lining of his team’s current conundrum. Following Wednesday night’s 117-107 defeat against the Portland Trail Blazers, the Rockets have now lost three out of their last four games. For his part, Westbrook acknowledged […] The post Russell Westbrook sees an opportunity as Rockets faces adversity appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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