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Rockets Back to Winning Ways Against Warriors

Houston edges Golden State, ends their two-game slide

(Newser) - It was barely a losing streak before the Rockets got back to their winning ways. Houston eked one out Golden State last night, 109-106, to end the brief two-game slide that followed their record win streak. "It was a huge win for us," Rockets coach Rick Adelman said.... More »

Bruising Rockets Make It 19

Nets manage just 28 first-half points in 91-73 loss

(Newser) - A season-best defensive performance against the Nets propelled the Rockets into rarefied air: the fourth 19-game win streak in NBA history. Houston held New Jersey to 28 first-half points and 30.4% floor shooting overall in a grinding 91-73 victory, reports the Houston Chronicle. Tracy McGrady led his team with... More »

China Nods at New Houston Coach

Yao's fans heartened by offense-minded Adelman

(Newser) - A China Daily poll indicated that 53% of Chinese hoops fans approved of new Rockets coach Rick Adelman, and just over a third regretted the ouster of defensive guru Jeff Van Gundy. Thanks to all-star center Yao Ming, the Rockets have the close scrutiny of perhaps the world's largest basketball... More »

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