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OKC Thunder: A Dallas win means the Thunder get the Mavs' first-round pick
Assuming OKC beats the Pistons and locks up the second seed, it would face the winner of that game in the first round.
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Wed Apr 16, 2014
Rockets lose season finale to Pelicans
They played a few starters, sat five regulars and went most of the way with D-Leaguers, with no goal as important as getting out of town in good health.
The Miami Herald
Rockets rest Harden, Lin, Parsons for finale
Houston Rockets' Jeremy Lin drives the ball past San Antonio Spurs' Tim Duncan in the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, April 14, 2014, in Houston.
James Harden says he'd 'definitely' be with Thunder if money wasn't an object
Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant and Houston's James Harden talks during a free throw during the NBA game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and Houston Rockets at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Okla., Tuesday, March 11, 2014.
The Dream Shake
Rockets notes: Harden, Parsons, Lin to sit out, Josh Powell officially signed
With the season finale tonight, the Rockets will rest at least James Harden, Chandler Parsons, and Jeremy Lin.
What the national media are saying about the New Orleans Pelicans and NBA
Houston Rockets star James Harden is not likely to play in Wednesday night's regular-season finale against the New Orleans Pelicans.
2014 NBA Playoff Bracket: Schedule and 1st-Round Predictions
With just one game remaining for NBA teams, there's still plenty at stake and plenty to be uncovered about this year's NBA playoff picture.
Portland Trail Blazers vs. Houston Rockets: Breaking Down the Matchup
How do the Portland Trail Blazers and Houston Rockets match up for their first-round Western Conference playoff series? Get the numbers, facts, and analysis here.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Harden leads Rockets past Pelicans 111-104
James Harden wasn't concerned about overstating the importance of Houston's come-from-behind victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday night.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Rockets secure home-court advantge with sweep of Spurs
Rolling along against most of the Spurs that matter, the Rockets could not finish things off the easy way.
10 NBA Players Already Dominating Offseason Chatter
Playoff basketball will take center stage soon, but that won't stop the buzz of free agency and the trade market growing louder and louder in the meantime.
The week ahead
Call it the calm before the storm: The Spurs, with home-court advantage already clinched, can afford to relax through their last two regular-season games before the real season begins this weekend.
Maddux Sports Blog
NBA Southwest Division Showdown: San Antonio Spurs at Houston Rockets
San Antonio Spurs at Houston Rockets Toyota Center - Houston, Texas Monday, April 14, 2014, 8:00 pm Eastern, TV: NBA-TV, FSN-SA, CSN-HOU Opening Line: Houston -4 Current Line: Houston -6 Opening Total: 212 Current Total: 211 1/2 Opening Money Line: Rockets -250 / Spurs +210 Current Money Line: Rockets -260 / Spurs +220 The 62-18 San Antonio Spurs ... (more)
Blazers Talk X-Factors In Upcoming Playoff Series With Rockets
Four Portland Trail Blazers players offer their thoughts on the x-factors for their upcoming playoff series with the Houston Rockets.
Scouting the Rockets
Record: 53-27, 4th in Western Conference Last 10: 5-5 Net rating: Plus 5.7 points per 100 possessions, 6th Strength of schedule: 9th Pace: 99 possessions per game, 5th Off.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Rockets Rally To Beat Pelicans, 111-104
James Harden had 33 points and 13 assists and the Houston Rockets rallied for a 111-104 win over the New Orleans Pelicans to maintain their spot in the Western Conference standings with the postseason just days away.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
The Miami Herald
Harden leads Rockets over Pelicans 111-104
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Which Teams Can Beat the Houston Rockets at Their Own Game?
The Rockets are allergic to mid-range jumpers, and instead use a formula whereby the players rely exclusively on free-throw attempts, shots at the rim and three-point field goals.
Rockets hope to get on track against New Orleans
The Houston Rockets are tumbling a bit, but will try to get on track Saturday night when they welcome the New Orleans Pelicans to the Toyota Center.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
National Public Radio
Brewer's 51 Lifts Wolves Over Rockets 112-110
Corey Brewer scored a career-high 51 points and Gorgui Dieng hit a short jumper with 4.6 seconds to play to lift the short-handed Minnesota Timberwolves to a 112-110 victory over the Houston Rockets on Friday night.