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Daily Mail
Will LeBron leave the Cavs for the Rockets?some 'in Rocket circles' believe Houston could sign James James would join Chr
Daily Mail / Posted 40 minutes ago
some 'in Rocket circles' believe Houston could sign James James would join Chris Paul and James Harden under head coach Mike D'Antoni The 32-year-old has said he won't make any decisions until the season is over LeBron James could be headed to... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Rockets use fourth-quarter rally to knock off Pelicans, extend win streak to 10Portland to 19 fourth-quarter points, the Rockets allowed 20. With the Rockets
Houston Chronicle / Posted 10 hours ago
Portland to 19 fourth-quarter points, the Rockets allowed 20. With the Rockets defense stuck in the mud, Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni went back to what worked in Portland, going with his small, centerless lineup. But that was against the Trail... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Rockets look to slow down NBA's top-scoring combinationbetween them, Cousins and Davis are the top-scoring combination in the NBA. "T
Houston Chronicle / Posted 12 hours ago
between them, Cousins and Davis are the top-scoring combination in the NBA. "They can play well together," Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni said. "Both of them can shoot 3s. Both of them can stay out of the lane. A little bit of the best of both... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Rockets striving to be the best team on both offense and defenseHaving returned to Houston for a seven-game home stand with the NBA's best reco
Houston Chronicle / Posted 12 hours ago
Having returned to Houston for a seven-game home stand with the NBA's best record, Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni said the upcoming schedule would not necessarily teach the Rockets anything they have not already learned about themselves. That much had... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Rockets striving to be the best team on both offense and defenseHaving returned to Houston for a seven-game home stand with the NBA's best reco
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 hours ago
Having returned to Houston for a seven-game home stand with the NBA's best record, Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni said the upcoming schedule would not necessarily teach the Rockets anything they have not already learned about themselves. That much had... Read more
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give me sport
LeBron James could reportedly end up on a surprising team next seasonan entirely different brand of basketball that features a run-and-gun, three-po
give me sport / Posted yesterday
an entirely different brand of basketball that features a run-and-gun, three-point centric offense under mastermind Mike D'Antoni, James Harden and company have overwhelmed opponents and seem to be a clear threat to the defending champion... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Rockets on fire entering longest homestand of seasonthe same things that have worked in their eight-game road winning streak apply
Houston Chronicle / Posted yesterday
the same things that have worked in their eight-game road winning streak apply at home. "We're really good," Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni said. "When you have great players, our defense keeps holding up. To win on the road, you have to play good... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Red-hot Rockets rally to beat Blazers 124-117have some bumps. We have a lot of things to figure out, but we just keep gettin
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted yesterday
have some bumps. We have a lot of things to figure out, but we just keep getting better and grinding it out," Houston coach Mike D'Antoni said. Houston took a good punch from Portland, which was trying to end a three-game home court losing streak.... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Three-pointers: Takeaways from the Rockets' win over the Trail Blazersscrambling, disruptive defense the Rockets needed on the other end. The change
Houston Chronicle / Posted yesterday
scrambling, disruptive defense the Rockets needed on the other end. The change worked. For the second-consecutive game, Mike D'Antoni juggled his rotation as needed to find a way to get the Rockets going and transform the game. That spoke to how... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Three-pointers: Takeaways from the Rockets' win over the Trail Blazersscrambling, disruptive defense the Rockets needed on the other end. The change
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
scrambling, disruptive defense the Rockets needed on the other end. The change worked. For the second-consecutive game, Mike D'Antoni juggled his rotation as needed to find a way to get the Rockets going and transform the game. That spoke to how... Read more
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Pilipino Star
James Harden scores 48 points, Rockets win 9th in rowhave some bumps. We have a lot of things to figure out, but we just keep gettin
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
have some bumps. We have a lot of things to figure out, but we just keep getting better and grinding it out," Houston coach Mike D'Antoni said. Houston took a good punch from Portland, which was trying to end a three-game home court losing streak.... Read more
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New York Daily News
James Harden scores 48 points, Rockets win 9th in rowhave some bumps. We have a lot of things to figure out, but we just keep gettin
New York Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
have some bumps. We have a lot of things to figure out, but we just keep getting better and grinding it out," Houston coach Mike D'Antoni said. Houston took a good punch from Portland, which was trying to end a three-game home court losing streak.... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
James Harden scores 48 points, Rockets win 9th in rowhave some bumps. We have a lot of things to figure out, but we just keep gettin
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 2 days ago
have some bumps. We have a lot of things to figure out, but we just keep getting better and grinding it out," Houston coach Mike D'Antoni said. Houston took a good punch from Portland, which was trying to end a three-game home court losing streak.... Read more
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Island Packet
James Harden scores 48 points, Rockets win 9th in rowhave some bumps. We have a lot of things to figure out, but we just keep gettin
Island Packet / Posted 2 days ago
have some bumps. We have a lot of things to figure out, but we just keep getting better and grinding it out," Houston coach Mike D'Antoni said. Houston took a good punch from Portland, which was trying to end a three-game home court losing streak.... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Rockets rally past Trail Blazers, push winning streak to 913-point hole they escaped to beat the Warriors in the season opener. Needing
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
13-point hole they escaped to beat the Warriors in the season opener. Needing to get their offense going, Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni went to his 6-8 and under lineup, spreading the floor and letting Harden and Paul go to work with little help... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Rockets rally past Trail Blazers, push winning streak to 913-point hole they escaped to beat the Warriors in the season opener. Needing
Houston Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
13-point hole they escaped to beat the Warriors in the season opener. Needing to get their offense going, Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni went to his 6-8 and under lineup, spreading the floor and letting Harden and Paul go to work with little help... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni reflects on season in PortlandPORTLAND, Ore. - Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni might be more well-known for his s
Houston Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
PORTLAND, Ore. - Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni might be more well-known for his subsequent stops around the NBA, but his one season as an assistant in Portland left a lasting impact. After returning from Italy, D'Antoni had spent one season as an... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Rockets working to find the right rhythm for Neneminutes going into Saturday's game against the Trail Blazers. "I don't know ho
Houston Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
minutes going into Saturday's game against the Trail Blazers. "I don't know how important it is right now," Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni said. "The biggest thing is just to make sure he's healthy going into the playoffs. That's the biggest thing we... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Chris Paul succinctly defines chemistry with Ryan Anderson: 'He can shoot and I can pass'have considered his shooting key to their 14-1 run since the start of November.
Houston Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
have considered his shooting key to their 14-1 run since the start of November. "He's playing well for us," Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni said. "We have so many guys playing well, he goes under the radar some. But he's been playing well the last... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Rockets, Ed Oliver just keep rollingthe Rockets: 19-4 overall, 11-1 on the road, winners of eight consecutive games
Houston Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
the Rockets: 19-4 overall, 11-1 on the road, winners of eight consecutive games and playing the best overall ball of the Mike D'Antoni era. The D'Antoni Show used a 37-point third quarter Thursday night to silence the Jazz in Utah. The Rockets... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Smith: Rockets, Ed Oliver just keep rollingthe Rockets: 19-4 overall, 11-1 on the road, winners of eight consecutive games
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
the Rockets: 19-4 overall, 11-1 on the road, winners of eight consecutive games and playing the best overall ball of the Mike D'Antoni era. The D'Antoni Show used a 37-point third quarter Thursday night to silence the Jazz in Utah. The Rockets... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Jazz's Donovan Mitchell appreciates compliment from Rockets' James HardenUtah's recent six-game winning streak with Chris Paul advising Mitchell to stay
Houston Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
Utah's recent six-game winning streak with Chris Paul advising Mitchell to stay in last June's draft and Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni saying Mitchell is among the top first-year players, adding "second, third and fourth." Though the Rockets had... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Rockets' Nene held out against Jazz due to eye injurywith a left corneal abrasion, moving up Tarik Black in the Rockets' center rota
Houston Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
with a left corneal abrasion, moving up Tarik Black in the Rockets' center rotation behind Clint Capela. But Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni said he would not hesitate to use his small lineups, with Ryan Anderson or P.J. Tucker at center, against the... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Rockets' Mike D'Antoni worries about team's focus with six days in Los Angelesdays in Los Angeles to play one game, a break in the schedule that could distra
Houston Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
days in Los Angeles to play one game, a break in the schedule that could distract as much as break rhythm. Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni instinctively worried, but also thought his team would not lose sight of its goals. "It makes it a little bit... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Watt, Altuve lift Houston even higherof the MLS playoffs. The University of Houston's Ed Oliver is one of the most d
Houston Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
of the MLS playoffs. The University of Houston's Ed Oliver is one of the most dangerous defenders in college football. Mike D'Antoni won NBA Coach of the Year, Eric Gordon was named Sixth Man of the Year and Harden was second in MVP voting last... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Smith: Watt, Altuve lift Houston even higherof the MLS playoffs. The University of Houston's Ed Oliver is one of the most d
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
of the MLS playoffs. The University of Houston's Ed Oliver is one of the most dangerous defenders in college football. Mike D'Antoni won NBA Coach of the Year, Eric Gordon was named Sixth Man of the Year and Harden was second in MVP voting last... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Rockets roll to 7th straight with 118-95 win over Lakersthe field and 4 of 9 from 3-point range. "James probably missed his first 3 and
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 8 days ago
the field and 4 of 9 from 3-point range. "James probably missed his first 3 and then got like seven in row," Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni said. "He's ridiculous." BALL STRUGGLES Lakers rookie point guard Lonzo Ball struggled again. He missed all... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Rockets roll to 7th straight with 118-95 win over Lakersthe field and 4 of 9 from 3-point range. "James probably missed his first 3 and
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 8 days ago
the field and 4 of 9 from 3-point range. "James probably missed his first 3 and then got like seven in row," Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni said. "He's ridiculous." BALL STRUGGLES Lakers rookie point guard Lonzo Ball struggled again. He missed all... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Rockets roll to 7th straight with 118-95 win over Lakersagain. TIP-INS Rockets: Have made an NBA-high 340 3-pointers, 50 more than se
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 8 days ago
again. TIP-INS Rockets: Have made an NBA-high 340 3-pointers, 50 more than second-place Golden State. Houston coach Mike D'Antoni said he wouldn't be upset if a Rockets player was by himself on a fast break and pulled up for a 3. "No, not if... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Harden drops 36 points as Rockets scorch Lakersthreatened again. Rockets: Have made an NBA-high 340 3-pointers, 50 more than
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
threatened again. Rockets: Have made an NBA-high 340 3-pointers, 50 more than second-place Golden State. Houston coach Mike D'Antoni said he wouldn't be upset if a Rockets player was by himself on a fast break and pulled up for a 3. "No, not if... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Rockets roll to 7th straight with 118-95 win over Lakersagain. TIP-INS Rockets: Have made an NBA-high 340 3-pointers, 50 more than se
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 8 days ago
again. TIP-INS Rockets: Have made an NBA-high 340 3-pointers, 50 more than second-place Golden State. Houston coach Mike D'Antoni said he wouldn't be upset if a Rockets player was by himself on a fast break and pulled up for a 3. "No, not if... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Rockets roll to 7th straight with 118-95 win over Lakersagain. TIP-INS Rockets: Have made an NBA-high 340 3-pointers, 50 more than se
KTVN Reno / Posted 8 days ago
again. TIP-INS Rockets: Have made an NBA-high 340 3-pointers, 50 more than second-place Golden State. Houston coach Mike D'Antoni said he wouldn't be upset if a Rockets player was by himself on a fast break and pulled up for a 3. "No, not if... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Rockets roll to 7th straight with 118-95 win over Lakersagain. TIP-INS Rockets: Have made an NBA-high 340 3-pointers, 50 more than se
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 8 days ago
again. TIP-INS Rockets: Have made an NBA-high 340 3-pointers, 50 more than second-place Golden State. Houston coach Mike D'Antoni said he wouldn't be upset if a Rockets player was by himself on a fast break and pulled up for a 3. "No, not if... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Rockets roll to 7th straight with 118-95 win over Lakersagain. TIP-INS Rockets: Have made an NBA-high 340 3-pointers, 50 more than se
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 8 days ago
again. TIP-INS Rockets: Have made an NBA-high 340 3-pointers, 50 more than second-place Golden State. Houston coach Mike D'Antoni said he wouldn't be upset if a Rockets player was by himself on a fast break and pulled up for a 3. "No, not if... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Rockets roll to 7th straight with 118-95 win over Lakersagain. TIP-INS Rockets: Have made an NBA-high 340 3-pointers, 50 more than se
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 8 days ago
again. TIP-INS Rockets: Have made an NBA-high 340 3-pointers, 50 more than second-place Golden State. Houston coach Mike D'Antoni said he wouldn't be upset if a Rockets player was by himself on a fast break and pulled up for a 3. "No, not if... Read more
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New York Daily News
Rockets roll to 7th straight with 118-95 win over Lakersagain. TIP-INS Rockets: Have made an NBA-high 340 3-pointers, 50 more than se
New York Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
again. TIP-INS Rockets: Have made an NBA-high 340 3-pointers, 50 more than second-place Golden State. Houston coach Mike D'Antoni said he wouldn't be upset if a Rockets player was by himself on a fast break and pulled up for a 3. "No, not if... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Rockets' Mike D'Antoni won't make comparisons to Lakers' Lonzo BallLOS ANGELES - Having coached some of the best point guards in NBA history, Rock
Houston Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
LOS ANGELES - Having coached some of the best point guards in NBA history, Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni was not ready to judge when Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball would get there and said it would not be fair to join the many observers that have compared... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Rockets' Mike D'Antoni not altering starting lineup for Lakers gameLOS ANGELES - A week after Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni toyed with the idea of c
Houston Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
LOS ANGELES - A week after Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni toyed with the idea of changing his starting lineup based on power forward matchups, he decided against it – for now. Though the Lakers would seem to the be the sort of opponent that might make... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Rockets aware of Lakers' recent improved playinto every single game; be the best we can be on both ends of the floor, commun
Houston Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
into every single game; be the best we can be on both ends of the floor, communicate and just have fun." Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni, however, considered the way the Lakers played, even in recent close losses, and looked past whatever benefit... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Rockets aware of Lakers' recent improved playinto every single game; be the best we can be on both ends of the floor, commun
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 days ago
into every single game; be the best we can be on both ends of the floor, communicate and just have fun." Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni, however, considered the way the Lakers played, even in recent close losses, and looked past whatever benefit... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
P.J. Tucker filling versatile role in Rockets' lineupwith Ryan Anderson at power forward and P.J. Tucker off the bench, for the seco
Houston Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
with Ryan Anderson at power forward and P.J. Tucker off the bench, for the second-consecutive game since Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni started Tucker and said he could change up the lineup from game-to-game based on matchups. Both had been... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Rockets' Eric Gordon identified Pacers' Victor Oladipo's potential earlymore than his previous best, on 47.4 percent shooting and 46.2 percent 3-point
Houston Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
more than his previous best, on 47.4 percent shooting and 46.2 percent 3-point shooting. "He's terrific," Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni said. "He's been playing great, probably the best (of his career) and he's had a great career so far. He is a... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Rockets' Nene returns to lineup from injuryshoulder, the sixth game he had missed in the Rockets' first 20 either for rest
Houston Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
shoulder, the sixth game he had missed in the Rockets' first 20 either for rest or because of injuries. Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni said holding Nene out on Monday was as much about finding playing time for third-team center Tarik Black as an... Read more
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Island Packet
Best backcourt? Harden, Paul making case it's in Houstonthe tandem would work when the Rockets acquired Paul from the Clippers over the
Island Packet / Posted 12 days ago
the tandem would work when the Rockets acquired Paul from the Clippers over the summer. Harden flourished last season when Mike D'Antoni moved him to point guard, which is Paul's position. There's no problem yet, as Harden has picked up right... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Rockets' Mike D'Antoni mum on Eric Gordon's shooting slumpWith Eric Gordon, one of the Rockets' prized 3-point shooters, struggling with
Houston Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
With Eric Gordon, one of the Rockets' prized 3-point shooters, struggling with his 3-point shot, Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni said he knew just what to say: Nothing. Gordon has made just five of 34 3-pointers in his four games (he missed one with a... Read more
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11 News Houston
Nominations due for Houston Sports Awards, SportsExtra team makes its picksJose Altuve most deserves a nomination for top athlete, while Jason Bristol cho
11 News Houston / Posted 13 days ago
Jose Altuve most deserves a nomination for top athlete, while Jason Bristol chose J.J. Watt for his humanitarian efforts. Mike D'Antoni earns Payne's nod for Coach of the Year. Gotera selects Kingwood football coach Barry Campbell, whose team made... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Rockets' Mike D'Antoni says James Harden is 'at another level'As often as Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni has said he is running out of new ways
Houston Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
As often as Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni has said he is running out of new ways to gush about James Harden's play, Harden put up a 20-point first quarter, making all seven shots he took on Monday, forcing D'Antoni to try it again. "He is better,"... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Three-pointers: Takeaways from the Rockets' win over the Netspercent 3-point shooting along with eight assists. He so dominated the first qu
Houston Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
percent 3-point shooting along with eight assists. He so dominated the first quarter, scoring 20 points on 7 of 7 shooting, Mike D'Antoni called it the best first quarter he had ever seen. Paul has averaged 14.6 points, while shooting poorly the... Read more
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New York Daily News
Harden helps Rockets beat Nets 117-103string of blowout victories, Harden said it's easy to stay self-critical and fo
New York Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
string of blowout victories, Harden said it's easy to stay self-critical and focus on improving, while Rockets head coach Mike D'Antoni said he's staying on top of his team. "The mentality of, 'I'm going to play well all the time,' that's utopia,... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Rockets' Mike D'Antoni, Nets' Kenny Atkinson have strong historyIn perhaps the highest praise Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni can offer, he succinc
Houston Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
In perhaps the highest praise Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni can offer, he succinctly summed up his feelings for Nets coach Kenny Atkinson, a former Rockets assistant who was an assistant coach under D'Antoni with the Knicks, his way. "I hate the guy... Read more
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