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Houston Rockets drawing inspiration from 2004 Red Sox

When the Houston Rockets fell to the Golden State Warriors last Saturday, most gave up hope that the Rockets would make an NBA Finals appearance. The 35-point home loss put the Rockets in an 3-0 hole, one that no NBA team has ever climbed out of. One man who has kept believing, however, is Houston general manager Daryl Morey. Dave Robertsā€™ historic steal Following Saturdayā€...
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James Harden ā€˜Dinner Is Servedā€™ Illustration

When Houston Rockets superstar James Harden has it rolling, ā€œDinner is Servedā€ and his defender is usually the main course. Illustration by artist Melvin Rodas from Manila, Philippines. The post James Harden ā€˜Dinner Is Servedā€™ Illustration appeared first on Hooped Up.
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James Harden best highlights from 45 points in Game 4 against Warriors

As the Houston Rockets looked to survive elimination in the Western Conference Finals, James Harden provided an incredible performance to send the series back to the Bay Area. Harden scored forty-five points, grabbed nine rebounds, and dished off five assists in Houstonā€™s convincing game four victory. Check out some of Hardenā€™s best highlights from his new playoff career high...
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James Harden Hits Incredible Full-Court Buzzer-Beater Only To Have It Waved Off

James Harden and the Houston Rockets kept their season alive Monday night against the Warriors in Game 4. Harden, who netted 45 points, hit this full-court shot right before the 2nd quarter buzzer. However, it was waved off as it was just a hair too late. The post James Harden Hits Incredible Full-Court Buzzer-Beater Only To Have It Waved Off appeared first on Diehardsport.
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NBA Playoffs: Rockets vs. Warriors game five preview

The Houston Rockets are now a perfect 4-0 in elimination games in the 2015 NBA Playoffs. If weā€™ve learned anything about this squad, itā€™s that they play their best basketball when their backs are up against the wall. After a dazzling performance, particularly from their star, James Harden, the Rockets were able to avoid the sweep in Game 4 on Monday night. However, in Game 5...
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Hot start helps Rockets stave off elimination against Warriors

The Houston Rockets are not done yet. Facing elimination in Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals against the Golden State Warriors, the home team dominated out of the gate. Houston made 8-of-9 from three-point range and tallied a first quarter NBA Playoff record 45 points in theĀ opening stanza. Aided by this hot start, Houston was able to stave off what was a patented Warriors...
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WATCH: James Harden Hits 85-Footer But it Was After the Buzzer

The Houston rockets needed their superstar, James Harden, to step it up a notch Monday night if the team was going to have a chance to keep from being swept. After leading the team to a NBA postseason record 45-point first quarter and a 69-59 lead at the end of the half. Harden--not being the type to let a scoring opportunity go to waste--decided to launch one from about 85-feet...
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Warriors Survive Late Rockets Surge, Earn 2-0 Lead in Western Conference Finals

Thursday at Oracle Arena, Houston Rockets shooting guard James Harden found everything he wantedā€”except the game-winning shot. Harden torched the Golden State Warriors for 38 points, 10 rebounds, nine assists and three steals, but the Dubs squeaked out a 99-98 victory in Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals to take a 2-0 lead in the series. Stephen Curry and Klay Thompsonā€...
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Western Conference Finals: Curry and Harden are fun

TSFJ will take a deeper look at each game during the NBA's conference finals starting with great performances by Steph Curry, James Harden and more. The post The Conference Finals Journal: Steph Curry And James Harden Are Fun appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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Keys to the Houston Rockets and Golden State Warriors series

The Houston Rockets and Golden State Warriors will battle for a spot in the 2014-2015 NBA Finals. In the regular season, the Warriors beat the Rockets three games out of four. But the postseason is a different beast. The series promises to be heated, contested, and filled with fast-pace offense. The runner-up in MVP voting, James Harden, will battle to prove himself against the NBA...
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