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Rockets Lock up No. 5 Seed

Scola shines in 93-75 drubbing of Clippers

(Newser) - Luis Scola had 22 points and 10 rebounds, and the Houston Rockets locked up the No. 5 seed in the Western Conference playoffs with a 93-75 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers. Backup point guard Bobby Jackson added 15 points and five rebounds, and Tracy McGrady made up for a... More »

T-Mac, Rockets Beat Suns Easily, 101-90

Stoudemire the lone offensive bright spot for Phoenix with 37 points

(Newser) - Tracy McGrady had 22 points, six rebounds and seven assists, and Luis Scola added 19 points as the Houston Rockets cruised to a 101-90 win over the Phoenix Suns on Friday night. Rookie Carl Landry added 14 points and seven rebounds, and reserve guard Bobby Jackson had 13 points as... More »

Rockets Whipped in Road Trip Opener

San Antonio uses hot outside shooting in first half to cruise to win

(Newser) - Houston decided to seal off the lane for San Antonio today and did so successfully, denying Tim Duncan opportunities. Unfortunately for the Rockets, opposing guards Tony Parker and Michael Finley shot a combined 19-of-28 and the Spurs had the game won by halftime, finishing at 109-88, writes the Chronicle. Houston's... More »

Rockets Blast Timberwolves

McGrady finds his groove to score 10 of his 23 in decisive fourth

(Newser) - The Houston Rockets paid tribute to Dikembe Mutombo last night, but as usual it was Tracy McGrady who stole the show in a 97-86 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves, reports the Houston Chronicle. McGrady had made just 4 of 15 shots when he re-entered the game in the fourth quarter... More »

Rockets Rally for Number 21

McGrady, Houston overcome early cold spell

(Newser) - Maybe Houston got caught looking ahead to its Western Conference showdown this Sunday with the Lakers. Fortunately for them, it didn't last, as the Rockets got back to the game at hand and eventually defeated Charlotte for their 21st consecutive victory, and the second-longest winning streak in NBA history. Tracy... More »

Red-Hot Rockets Win Again

Houston ties franchise record with their 15th straight triumph

(Newser) - The Houston Rockets continued to soar with their franchise-tying 15th straiht win last night. Houston’s latest victim, the Denver Nuggets, fell 103-89.  Tracy McGrady led the way for the Rockets with 22 points, reports the Associated Press. Shane Battier, continuing to raise his game, added a season-high 20... More »

Rockets Rookies Rally to Beat Blazers

Houston needs a page from Portland's book to create comeback win

(Newser) - When Tracy McGrady and Yao Ming weren't getting it done against the Trail Blazers, Rockets coach Rick Adelman decided to beat Portland at its own game, the Houston Chronicle reports. He sent in rookies Luis Scola, Aaron Brooks, and Carl Landry to lead the team to an 89-79 triumph, Houston's... More »

James Revives Dream Team

James Leads US to Victory at FIBA; Raises Hopes for Beijing

(Newser) - Basketball phenom LeBron James made a team-record 31 points during the 118-81 victory against Argentina in the FIBA Americas championship last night. Argentina, the defending Olympic champion, was missing key players including Manu Ginobili, but still secured a place in Beijing. The American team won 10 games in 12 days,... More »

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