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NBA Playoffs 2018: Updated Standings, Conference Finals Schedule and More

2 days ago   |   By Bleacher Report

The Houston Rockets evened their Western Conference Finals series with the Golden State Warriors at one game apiece following a resounding 127-105 victory on Wednesday...
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Colin Cowherd reveals the truth about Houston's win last night against Golden State

Colin Cowherd reveals the truth about Houston's win last night against Golden State

2 days ago   |   By Fox Sports

Colin Cowherd talks 2018 NBA Playoffs. Hear his thoughts on the Houston Rockets after their win last night against the Golden State Warriors.
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NBA Playoffs 2018: Rockets peak in Game 2, and P.J. Tucker's phenomenal performance is no coincidence

2 days ago   |   By CBSSports

It's not all about James Harden and Chris Paul in Houston
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Faced with a make-or-break moment, the Rockets responded like champions

3 days ago   |   By Washingtonpost

All those questions about how Houston would respond to losing Game 1? The Rockets emphatically answered them in Game 2, proving that this team could be different.
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The Warriors need the real Steph Curry now

The Warriors need the real Steph Curry now

3 days ago   |   By New York Post

Steph Curry, weak link? Those are words you don't often see in the same sentence, unless it's about an opponent he is destroying. But through two games of the Western Conference finals, Curry has not resembled a two-time MVP. It was easy to gloss over after the Warriors' Game 1 win, but after the Rockets...
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Durant not shocked by Hamptons 5's off night

3 days ago   |   By Yardbarke

The Houston Rockets and Golden State Warriors are 1-1 heading back to Oakland for Game 3. But Game 2 wouldn't be just any win for Houston on Wednesday night. The Rockets would blow out the Warriors by a score of 127-105. And perhaps the biggest surprise of the night? The Hamptons 5 failing entirely. Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry, Andre Iguodala, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green would finish with a total plus-minus of -18.However, Durant isn't worried about that. After all, you're not going to be on your game every night. In fact, Durant was the only one of the five consistently knocking down...
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Nylon Calculus: The Warriors and Rockets are hunting mismatches

3 days ago   |   By FanSided

The Rockets bounced back from a discouraging Game 1 loss by blowing out the Warriors in Game 2 and evening the series. Not much was working right for the Warriors offense in Game 2, the Rockets were much better in their halfcourt defense, more composed and coordinated. However, one of the things that has continued...
Nylon Calculus: The Warriors and Rockets are hunting mismatches - FanSided - FanSided - Sports News, Entertainment, Lifestyle & Technology - 300+ Sites
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Skip Bayless reacts to Houston's dominate win over Golden State in Game 2 of the Western Conf. Finals

Skip Bayless reacts to Houston's dominate win over Golden State in Game 2 of the Western Conf. Finals

3 days ago   |   By Fox Sports

In his reaction to the Houston Rockets blowing out the Golden State Warriors 127-105 in Game 2 of the 2018 Western Conference Finals, Skip Bayless shares his takeaway from Houston's critical Game 2 win.
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Targeted Curry calls for more discipline on D

3 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer Close Covers NBA and Warriors for ESPN.com Covered Cavaliers and NBA for Cleveland Plain Dealer from 2014-2016 Covered Trail Blazers for Comcast SportsNet NW from 2011-2014 Fresno State University graduate Follow on Twitter HOUSTON - Before the Western Conference finals tipped off, Stephen Curry joked that he expected the Houston Rockets to attack him defensively on "every single play." He wasn't too far off. The Rockets targeted Curry on 23 possessions in Game 2, the most he has been targeted in a game this postseason, as they routed the Golden State...
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Paul makes Curry look foolish on crossover, Rockets beat Warriors

Paul makes Curry look foolish on crossover, Rockets beat Warriors

3 days ago   |   By UPI

Chris Paul pulled off a nasty crossover, sending Stephen Curry to the floor in the Houston Rockets' Game 2 victory against the Golden State Warriors.
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Warriors' Steve Kerr: 'We got what we deserved' in Game 2 blowout loss vs. Rockets

3 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' Sam Amick breaks down the Rockets' big Game 2 victory that sends the Western Conference finals to Oracle Arena tied at one game apiece. Steve Kerr has never been known to mince words when his own team plays poorly. He is not afraid to bluntly describe the Golden State Warriors when they don't play well, and he was at it again after Game 2 of the Western Conference finals. James Harden and the Houston Rockets bounced back from a lackluster series opener with a 127-105 rout Wednesday night to even the West finals at one game apiece. Harden and Eric Gordon each...
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Stephen Jackson unveils how LeBron James will keep his Cavs from falling to Celtics in Game 3

Stephen Jackson unveils how LeBron James will keep his Cavs from falling to Celtics in Game 3

3 days ago   |   By Fox Sports

Joining Cris Carter, Nick Wright and Jenna Wolfe in studio on First Things First to discuss the 2018 Eastern Conference Finals, Stephen Jackson unveils how LeBron James will keep his Cleveland Cavaliers from falling to the Boston Celtics in Game 3. Will The King lead his squad to victory in Game 3?
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James Harden, Rockets are focused on themselves

3 days ago   |   By Yardbarke

The Houston Rockets got their win in Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals. But it was more than that. By the end of Wednesday night, Chris Paul, James Harden, Eric Gordon, P.J. Tucker and so many others had decimated the Warriors. Your final? 127-105. But let's curb that "obsession" talk, shall we? Because Harden says the Rockets are only focusing on themselves.“We focus on what we're supposed to do. We don't really worry about who we're playing against. Like, if we come out and be some dogs and do what we did tonight, it doesn't matter. But if we don't, then we see the results in Game...
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Stephen Jackson outlines why the Warriors will vanquish the Rockets despite their Game 2 loss

Stephen Jackson outlines why the Warriors will vanquish the Rockets despite their Game 2 loss

3 days ago   |   By Fox Sports

Joining Nick Wright, Cris Carter and Jenna Wolfe in studio on First Things First, 15-year NBA veteran and champion Stephen Jackson outlines why the Golden State Warriors, despite their game-two loss, will ultimately vanquish the Houston Rockets for western supremacy.
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Harden, Tucker went wild with their shirts after Game 2 win

3 days ago   |   By Yardbarke

The Houston Rockets bounced back in a big way in Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals, putting on a show in front of their home fans with a 127-105 win over the defending champion Golden State Warriors. But the real show? That came during postgame press conferences.James Harden and PJ Tucker led the way for the Rockets with 27 and 22 points, respectively, but their biggest statement came in the form of some insane shirts they wore after the game. Since Harden used to be teammates with Russell Westbrook, the only logical conclusion is that he took those shirts from Russ's closet and gave...
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Barkley and Shaq can't deal with the unstoppable Warriors

3 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Many had labeled Game 1 of the Western Conference finals a dreaded must-win for the Rockets. Now that they've lost to the Warriors, 119-106, behind a dominant Kevin Durant, many are considering the series over. That includes two very sad TNT analysts in Charles Barkley and Shaquille O'Neal, who lamented the Warriors' dominance on the postgame show. Barkley: I am just so depressed right now. O'Neal: Tell them, Chuck. Barkley: I am hurt tonight. Yeah, anybody that thinks the Rockets will win a game or this series is an idiot. This is over. O'Neal: No way they are going to beat the mighty...
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Nick Wright details why he believes the Houston Rockets can dethrone the Warriors in the West

Nick Wright details why he believes the Houston Rockets can dethrone the Warriors in the West

3 days ago   |   By Fox Sports

Reflecting on the Houston Rockets' 127-105 win over Golden State in Game 2 of the 2018 Western Conference Finals, Nick Wright details to Cris Carter and Jenna Wolfe why he believes the Rockets can dethrone Warriors in the West. Do you agree with Nick?
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It's a series! Rockets launch back into West finals

It's a series! Rockets launch back into West finals

3 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Since the Warriors added Kevin Durant, no team had ever drawn even in a playoff series with them - until Wednesday when Houston dominated Golden State in Game 2.
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Nick Wright reveals how Harden's Rockets bounced back to down Curry, KD's Warriors in Game 2

Nick Wright reveals how Harden's Rockets bounced back to down Curry, KD's Warriors in Game 2

3 days ago   |   By Fox Sports

In his conversation with Cris Carter and Jenna Wolfe, Nick Wright reveals how Harden's Rockets bounced back to down Steph Curry, KD and the Golden State Warriors in Game 2 of the 2018 NBA Western Conference Finals. Who takes Game 3?
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LeBron James carves up Celtics in Game 3 with passes 'only one person' would...

LeBron James carves up Celtics in Game 3 with passes 'only one person' would even try

LeBron James unleashed the Cavaliers' full potential in Game 3, racking up 12 assists that spread the floor and opened up the game. Read more ...

How the Rockets forced the Warriors out of their offensive comfort zone this...

How the Rockets forced the Warriors out of their offensive comfort zone this conference finals

The Warriors' offense has actually resembled the Rockets' style more than their own throughout the first two games of the Western Conference finals. Read more ...

LeBron powers Cavs back into contention in East final against Celtics

LeBron powers Cavs back into contention in East final against Celtics

LeBron James had 27 points and 12 assists, Kevin Love added 14 rebounds and the Cleveland Cavaliers looked like a different team on their home floor, tightening the Eastern... Read more ...

LeBron James' vicious two-handed reverse dunk helps Cavaliers build big lead...

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It's that kind of away-from-the-ball movement the Cavaliers discussed in the days leading up to Saturday night's game. Read more ...

Bill Russell: Basketball icon spends night in Seattle hospital

Bill Russell: Basketball icon spends night in Seattle hospital

Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell stayed overnight in a Seattle, Wash. hospital after suffering from dehydration. Read more ...

Celtics' Terry Rozier on Cavaliers' rout in Game 3: 'We needed to get our...

Celtics' Terry Rozier on Cavaliers' rout in Game 3: 'We needed to get our butts whooped'

Boston came crashing back down to Earth in Game 3 of the East finals, but Terry Rozier thinks a 30-point blowout is just what the Celtics needed. Read more ...

Celtics stunned by Cavaliers' discipline in Game 3 and are considering...

Celtics stunned by Cavaliers' discipline in Game 3 and are considering lineup changes

The Cavaliers were the more disciplined, grittier team in Game 3. And it shocked the Celtics, to the point where Brad Stevens is talking about changing up his player rotation... Read more ...

LeBron, Cavs overpower Celtics 116-86 at home in Game 3

LeBron, Cavs overpower Celtics 116-86 at home in Game 3

LeBron, Cavs dominate Celtics 116-86 in Game of Eastern Conference finals. Read more ...

Celtics coach Brad Stevens' nephew chooses Boston loyalty over Cavs extra credit

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Brad Stevens' nephew chose Celtic green over loyalty to his hometown Cavaliers. Read more ...

LeBron opens up on losing in the playoffs

LeBron opens up on losing in the playoffs

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