ScheduleAll times ET

2015-16 Schedule
27-26, 4th in Southwest
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Warriors-Rockets headline NBA's Chinese New Year push

James Harden, Steph Curry and Jeremy Lin are the NBA's faces for its initiative celebrating the Lunar New Year, which begins Monday. Jerseys, ads and galleries

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Corey Brewer's fantasy stock rising

The Rockets' swingman can provide 3-point shooting for your team. Brewer is available in over 90 percent of ESPN leagues and is worth adding in deeper leagues. Fantasy Forecaster

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Patrick Beverley could help your team

The Rockets point guard can provide steals and assists for your fantasy team. Beverley has been seeing more minutes, averaging 29.9 over the last 10 games, and is available in over 80 percent of ESPN leagues. Fantasy Forecaster

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Blazers roll past struggling Rockets (1:15)

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Houston's James Harden said his middle finger bent back and it's swollen. With the margin at least 20 points it didn't make sense to return in the middle stages of the fourth quarter of the loss to Portland.

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Rockets beaten 96-79 by the Blazers. One of the worst losses of the season. Rockets shot 32.5 percent from the floor. James Harden scored 33 points. Portland had six players in double-figures.

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

After three quarters the Rockets trail the Blazers 74-53. Just four players have scored for the Rockets, all starters. Fans at Toyota Center have booed the team during the third quarter. Rockets shooting 30.4 percent.

Blazers pummeling Rockets' support

James Harden, Dwight Howard and Trevor Ariza are a combined 12-for-26. Not great, but all other Rockets are 1-for-14 as Portland holds a 55-36 lead. Patrick Beverley's driving layup at the end of the second quarter is the lone field goal not from Harden, Howard or Ariza. Halftime stats

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Houston with a terrible first half against Portland, trailing 55-36. Only three Rockets had scored a point until Patrick Beverley made a layup with 2:01 left in the half. Dwight Howard, James Harden and Trevor Ariza combined for 34 points.

Only 3 Rockets have scored 18 minutes in

  • James Harden: 13 points
  • Dwight Howard: 12 points
  • Trevor Ariza: 5 points
The Trail Blazers lead 44-30 midway through the second quarter. Follow live

Balanced scoring propels Blazers

James Harden is leading all scorers with 12 points after the first quarter, but eight Portland players have scored to give the Trail Blazers a 29-23 lead after one. Follow live

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Blazers lead Rockets 29-23 after one quarter on a sleepy afternoon in Houston. There was a minor dustup between Patrick Beverley and Damian Lillard resulting in Beverley getting a technical.

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Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

The Rockets uniforms for today's game against the Blazers.

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

It doesn't matter if the game is 9 p.m., 7 a.m. Rockets forward Trevor Ariza is first man to warmup. Rockets hosts Blazers at 4 p.m.

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Rockets forward Terrence Jones most likely will miss Saturday's game against the Blazers. Jones did not attend Thursday's game at Phoenix after being in a car accident on the way to the airport. He spent the night in the hospital and test results according to the team were negative.

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Chairman of the Boards in Top 15

Moses Malone played for nine different teams, the most by any Hall of Famer. He was the only player to win back-to-back MVP awards with two different franchises. All-Time #NBARank

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'Hack' flak: NBA commish wants change to rule

NBA commissioner Adam Silver said changes are likely coming after the season to the "hack-a-player" rule as the number of intentional fouls has skyrocketed this season.

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Rockets hand Suns sixth straight loss (0:59)

Rockets use second-half burst to survive

Houston jumped out the second half with a 32-21 third quarter, but Phoenix committed two costly turnovers with less than 20 seconds in the game to seal the 111-105 win for the Rockets. Box score

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Archie Goodwin beats the buzzer (0:16)

Rockets blast off in third quarter

Houston outscored Phoenix 32-21 to take an 8-point lead with one frame to play. Trevor Ariza and Corey Brewer are leading the Rockets with 17 and 18 points, respectively, while James Harden is struggling with just 3-of-12 shooting from the floor. Follow live

Team Stats

Points Per Game104.95th
Rebounds Per Game42.622nd
Assists Per Game21.517th
Points Allowed106.328th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2015-162726.509
2014-155626.683
2013-145428.659
2012-134537.549
2011-123432.515

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