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Nov 23

Nuggets forge ahead without Millsap, face Grizzlies next

A road trip that began with such promise for the Denver Nuggets ended in a humbling loss to the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night. The lasting impact of Denver’s 30-point loss to Houston is how they played without power forward Paul Millsap. The original diagnosis was a sprain, but Millsap was sent back to Denver ahead of the team and damage to the ligament was discovered.

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Nov 23

The Morning After: 8 takeaways from Denver Nuggets’ loss at Houston Rockets

The Denver Nuggets were blown out by the Houston Rockets 125-95 Wednesday night, a game in which Denver trailed by as many as 48 points to drop to 10-8 overall and 3-6 on the road.

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Nov 23

GAME RECAP: Rockets 125, Nuggets 95

James Harden and Chris Paul combine for 44 points as the Houston Rockets cruise to a 125-95 victory over the Denver Nuggets.

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Nov 22

NBA Power Rankings: Celtics, Warriors, Rockets solidify as top three

The top three teams in the Association have separated themselves — Boston, Golden State, and Houston, and they remain atop these rankings (and may well for a while). However, after that, there is more East than West at the top, not something we expected

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Nov 22

Here’s Who’s Going to Win the Super Bowl in 2018

We’re not betting types. But if we were, here’s where our money would be on the coming year’s biggest sporting events:
The article is part of the Fortune 2018 Crystal Ball, our predictions for the year ahead. Find the whole list here.
Super Bowl: The

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Nov 20

Ten Franchise Teams for ‘League of Legends’ North American eSports League Unveiled

Riot Games announced the 10 teams selected for the permanent partnership structure of the “League of Legends” North American League Championship Series — including four backed by NBA teams — starting with 2018 play. The pro eSports league, which the vi…

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Nov 19

Harden scores 29 to lead Rockets past Grizzlies 105-83

Chris Paul is back, and the Houston Rockets are rolling. James Harden scored 29 points, Clint Capela had 17 points and 13 rebounds and the Rockets beat the Memphis Grizzlies 105-83 on Saturday night for their eighth win in nine games. Paul added 17 poi…

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Nov 18

Grizzlies, without Conley, prepare for Rockets

The struggling Memphis Grizzlies will try to find a way to deal with a sizzling James Harden when they host the Houston Rockets on Saturday night. The Grizzlies were without star guard Mike Conley when they opened a four-game homestand with a 116-113 loss to the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night. The loss was Memphis’ third straight and sixth in its last eight games after a 5-1 start that included a 103-89 home win over the Rockets.

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Nov 18

Clint Capela is about to get a whole bag of money thrown his way

Houston Rockets center Clint Capela is delivering on his potential. Next summer it will be incumbent on Houston to return the favor. Clint Capela has barely scratched the limit of his potential or his financial ceiling.

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Nov 17

Even the announcers couldn’t help but mock the Suns in a historic Rockets rout

In Chris Paul’s return to the lineup, the Rockets scored 45 first-quarter points. Paul and James Harden totaled 18 points (on 5-for-5 shooting) and eight assists in the frame. The Rockets shot 7-of-11 from 3-point range and pushed their lead to 22 poin…

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Nov 17

Houston Rockets score 90 points in 1st half in rout of Phoenix Suns

James Harden looked up at the halftime totals Thursday night and couldn’t believe what he saw, despite how well he and the Houston Rockets had shot the ball.

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Nov 17

Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta floats idea of NHL in Houston

On Wednesday, Katie Strang of The Athletic reported that Commissioner Gary Bettman met with Houston Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta about the possibility of bringing an NHL team to the city.

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Nov 17

Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta floats idea of NHL in Houston

On Wednesday, Katie Strang of The Athletic reported that Commissioner Gary Bettman met with Houston Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta about the possibility of bringing an NHL team to the city.

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Nov 17

Chris Paul returns as Rockets score franchise-record 90 points in half

PHOENIX — The “bumps” coach Mike D’Antoni said he expected while incorporating? Chris Paul?into his offense?weren’t evident in the Houston Rockets’ record-setting 142-116 rout of the Phoenix Suns on Thursday night. Paul, a nine-time All-Star point guard who pushed for a trade from the? LA Clippers?to the Rockets during the offseason, was spectacular in his return after missing almost a month because of a bruised left knee. He registered a double-double in 21 minutes, scoring 11 points on 3-of-7 shooting and dishing out 10 assists with only one turnover. Harden, a perennial All-Star guard with whom Paul opted to form a partnership, padded his NBA scoring lead with 48 points. Harden, who also

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Nov 17

Harden, Rockets score 90 in 1st half and rout Suns 142-116

James Harden looked up at the halftime totals Thursday night and couldn’t believe what he saw, despite how well he and the Houston Rockets had shot the ball. Harden scored 23 of his 48 points in the second quarter and the Rockets put up 90 in the first half on the way to a 142-116 rout of the Phoenix Suns. Houston dominated with Chris Paul back in the lineup after he missed 14 games because of a knee injury.

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Nov 17

Harden, Rockets score 90 in 1st half and rout Suns 142-116

James Harden looked up at the halftime totals Thursday night and couldn’t believe what he saw, despite how well he and the Houston Rockets had shot the ball. Harden scored 23 of his 48 points in the second quarter and the Rockets put up 90 in the first half on the way to a 142-116 rout of the Phoenix Suns. Houston dominated with Chris Paul back in the lineup after he missed 14 games because of a knee injury.

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Nov 17

Best of NBA: Celtics surge past Warriors for 14th straight win

Kyrie Irving had 11 of his 16 points in the fourth quarter, including two free throws that put Boston ahead in the closing seconds, and the Celtics beat the Golden State Warriors 92-88 on Thursday night for their 14th straight victory. Jaylen Brown had…

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Nov 17

NBA: Harden scores 48 points as Rockets soar

James Harden led the Houston Rockets to a crushing 142-116 win over the Phoenix Suns in the NBA on Thursday.
After the Boston Celtics extended their winning streak to 14 games, Harden enjoyed a memorable outing, scoring 48 points see the Rockets soar

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Nov 17

How Joel Embiid Went From Volleyball Player to Basketball Sensation

No one affiliated with any level of organized basketball had any idea who Joel Embiid was as recently as 2011. Joel Embiid was a Cameroonian teenager who didn’t even play basketball. Houston Rockets forward Luc Mbah a Moute, a coach at the camp, identi…

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Nov 16

NHL GMs, Bettman to take part in 100th anniversary events

NHL general managers are set to meet at the site where the league was founded 100 years ago and Commissioner Gary Bettman will be in town as the league celebrates its centennial this weekend. On Friday, the 31 GMs have a three-hour meeting scheduled at…

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