5:49 PM EST, Tue November 19, 2019
ClutchPoints 43 mins ago
Russell Westbrook isn’t worried about Rockets’ offense, focused on locking in ‘defensively’

Russell Westbrook isn’t worried about Rockets’ offense, focused on locking in ‘defensively’

Houston Rockets superstar point guard Russell Westbrook is still knocking off the rust after undergoing two offseason procedures. Westbrook, who has never been an efficient scorer, is shooting 42.1 percent from the field and 22.7 percent from beyond the arc for the Rockets in 12 games. However, Westbrook’s elite speed and finishing skills have been […] The post Russell Westbrook isn’t worried about Rockets’ offense, focused on locking in ‘defensively’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints 16 hours ago
Rockets’ Russell Westbrook vows to help James Harden become ‘one of the best scorers of all time’

Rockets’ Russell Westbrook vows to help James Harden become ‘one of the best scorers of all time’

James Harden continues to take on most of the offensive load for the Houston Rockets and his teammate and fellow superstar Russell Westbrook is fine with that. In fact, Westbrook recently vowed to help his backcourt mate become one of the best scorers of all time, per Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle. “Amazing, I […] The post Rockets’ Russell Westbrook vows to help James Harden become ‘one of the best scorers of all time’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.
The Dream Shake 18 hours ago
Russell Westbrook records third triple-double of season in Rockets win over Trail Blazers

Russell Westbrook records third triple-double of season in Rockets win over Trail Blazers

Photo by Cato Cataldo/NBAE via The Houston Rockets recorded their eighth straight win in a blowout victory over the Portland Trail Blazers. James Harden got into his bag of tricks early in the second quarter, when he knocked down two step-back 3-pointers that resulted in an And-1. The NBA’s leading scorer ended the second period scoring 14 of his 36 points and broke the game open, as the Houston Rockets went on to capture a 132-108 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers, Monday night inside the Toyota Center in Houston. With the win, the Rockets recorded their eighth straight...
www.chron.com 19 hours ago

Harden, Westbrook help Rockets rout Trail Blazers 132-108

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden scored 36 points, Russell Westbrook had 28 points and a triple-double, and the Houston Rockets coasted to their eighth straight win, 132-108 over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night. Westbrook had 13 rebounds and 10 assists for his third triple-double of the season and the 141st of his career after sitting out to rest in Houston's last game on Saturday night. The Rockets led by double digits for most of this one on a night they got starters Clint Capela and Danuel House back after both players had missed time with injuries. Capela added a season-high 22...
www.chron.com 19 hours ago

Rockets blast past Trailblazers

With Clint Capela and Danuel House Jr. back from injuries, Russell Westbrook enjoying perhaps his best game with the Rockets and James Harden continuing his roll, the Rockets on Monday romped past the Trail Blazers, 132-108, with their eighth-consecutive win giving them the longest active winning streak in the NBA.
The Dream Shake 22 hours ago
Rockets vs Trail Blazers game thread

Rockets vs Trail Blazers game thread

Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/ The Houston Rockets will look to extend their win streak to eight games tonight against the Portland Trail Blazers.  Houston Rockets (10-3) vs. Portland Trail Blazers (5-8), Nov. 18, 2019, 7:00 p.m. CDT Location: Toyota Center, Houston TX TV: AT&T Sports Southwest Radio: KBME 790 AM/KEYH 850 AM (Spanish)/KNTE 101.7 FM (Spanish)/Streaming on Rockets App Online: Rockets App Trail Blazers SB Nation Blog: Blazer’s Edge Projected Starting Lineups Rockets: Russell Westbrook, James Harden, Danuel House, P.J. Tucker, Clint Capela Blazers: Damian Lillard, CJ...
ClutchPoints 22 hours ago
Blazers coach Terry Stotts thinks Rockets stars James Harden, Russell Westbrook ‘complement each other really well’

Blazers coach Terry Stotts thinks Rockets stars James Harden, Russell Westbrook ‘complement each other really well’

Count Portland Trail Blazers head coach Terry Stotts as someone who thinks the Houston Rockets are going to be fine with James Harden and Russell Westbrook playing with each other in the backcourt. When the Rockets acquired Westbrook over the summer from the Oklahoma City Thunder, many pundits questioned whether the two MVPs could co-exist […] The post Blazers coach Terry Stotts thinks Rockets stars James Harden, Russell Westbrook ‘complement each other really well’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Nov 18, 2019
Damian Lillard won’t make much of rivalry with Russell Westbrook: ‘Neither one of us won the championship’

Damian Lillard won’t make much of rivalry with Russell Westbrook: ‘Neither one of us won the championship’

Damian Lillard nonchalantly turned down the noise surrounding his rivalry with Russell Westbrook, now that the Portland Trail Blazers are set to face the Houston Rockets on Monday. Lillard ensured to send Westbrook’s Oklahoma City Thunder home in Game 5 of the first round of the playoffs, waving goodbye to Paul George and the rest […] The post Damian Lillard won’t make much of rivalry with Russell Westbrook: ‘Neither one of us won the championship’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Nov 17, 2019
James Harden reacts to Russell Westbrook asking about workout after 49-point game

James Harden reacts to Russell Westbrook asking about workout after 49-point game

After dropping 49 points against the Minnesota Timberwolves last night, Houston Rockets superstar James Harden reportedly did a post-game workout, per Jonathan Feigen of The Houston Chronicle. Russell Westbrook reportedly passed by Harden as he was working out. He appeared to be confused as to why Harden was still doing some post-game reps, to which […] The post James Harden reacts to Russell Westbrook asking about workout after 49-point game appeared first on ClutchPoints.
The Dream Shake Nov 16, 2019
Depleted Rockets Rout Timberwolves 125-105

Depleted Rockets Rout Timberwolves 125-105

Maybe the NCAA’s 3rd all-time leading scorer can play a little, and not just BE little (in NBA terms). | Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports Harden & The Bench Roll On One could have forgiven the Rockets for losing this one. After defeating an Indiana team that always plays hard, and hard-nosed, the Rockets got on a plane and flew to Minneapolis, arriving after 3am. That looks like a schedule loss right there. Add to it planned rest for Russell Westbrook, injury absences for Eric Gordon, Danuel House and Clint Capela and the Rockets were down at least three starters by any measure. That...
www.chron.com Nov 16, 2019

Harden scores 49 points, Rockets beat Timberwolves 125-105

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — James Harden scored 49 points on a whopping 41 shots from the field and the undermanned Houston Rockets won their seventh straight gamer, 125-105 over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday night. With Russell Westbrook resting, the Rockets needed Harden to shoulder an even bigger scoring load than usual. The 41 attempts are the most in his career, and the most in the NBA this season, surpassing the 37 Golden State’s D’Angelo Russell took in an overtime loss Nov. 8 in the same building in Minnesota. Harden made 16 of the 41 shots, going 8 for 22 from 3-point range. He...
The Dream Shake Nov 16, 2019
Rockets vs. Timberwolves game thread

Rockets vs. Timberwolves game thread

Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports Seven in a row? Here we come! The Houston Rockets are looking for their seventh win in a row tonight when they head northward to take on the Minnesota Timberwolves. And Houston is still battling many injuries. Of course, Clint Capela and Eric Gordon are still out, but now Russell Westbrook will also sit tonight for load management, while Danuel House is listed as questionable and will likely be a game-time decision. P.J. Tucker has a sore hand, but he is not listed on the injury report and is expected to play. As for Minnesota, Andrew Wiggins is listed as...
The Dream Shake Nov 16, 2019
Houston Rockets vs. Minnesota Timberwolves game preview

Houston Rockets vs. Minnesota Timberwolves game preview

Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via The Rockets picked up a big win last night against a fellow shorthanded team. Now, they have to fly to Minnesota and play a hungry Timberwolves squad. The Rockets will have three players available (all numbers approximate) tonight with Clint Capela (concussion), Danuel House Jr. (back), Eric Gordon (knee), and Russell Westbrook (rest) will be sitting. That only leaves James Harden and P.J. Tucker from Houston’s normal starters in the lineup. Houston will try to wring a few more minutes out of Tyson Chandler and Ben McLemore tonight. Houston will...
ClutchPoints Nov 16, 2019
Rockets’ James Harden moves up to 55th on all-time scoring list, passes Russell Westbrook

Rockets’ James Harden moves up to 55th on all-time scoring list, passes Russell Westbrook

James Harden just passed his Houston Rockets teammate Russell Westbrook in the NBA all-time scoring list in the team’s 111-102 home win over the Indiana Pacers on Friday. Harden, who finished with a game-high 44 points, recorded the 19,088-point of his career, as he took over the number 55th spot previously held by Westbrook who […] The post Rockets’ James Harden moves up to 55th on all-time scoring list, passes Russell Westbrook appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Nov 15, 2019
Pacers’ Nate McMillan thinks Rockets’ James Harden-Russell Wesbrook combo is ‘going to work’

Pacers’ Nate McMillan thinks Rockets’ James Harden-Russell Wesbrook combo is ‘going to work’

After a 3-3 start to their 2019-20 NBA regular season campaign, the Houston Rockets are winners of five straight games and are currently tied with the Utah Jazz and Denver Nuggets for the second best record (8-3) in the Western Conference. A big reason is the improved dynamic between superstars James Harden and Russell Westbrook, […] The post Pacers’ Nate McMillan thinks Rockets’ James Harden-Russell Wesbrook combo is ‘going to work’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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