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2018 Schedule
3-1, 3rd in Southwest
Harden gets in to scuffle with Chalmers (0:38)
Capela gets big rejection against Conley (0:20)
Harden tosses it up for Capela for an alley-oop (0:17)
Gasol spins to work his way around Harden (0:18)

Adam Reisinger ESPN.com 

James Harden was named Western Conference Player of the Week for putting up averages of 27.7 PPG, 4.0 RPG and 8.7 APG to lead the Rockets to a 3-0 start. Harden won the weekly honor four times last season.

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Rockets send Onuaku, Williams to RGV

The Rockets announced Monday morning they've assigned C Chinanu Onuaku and F Troy Williams to their G League affiliate in Rio Grande Valley. Onuaku averaged 2.8 points and 10.4 minutes in five games with the Rockets last year, while Williams played four minutes in his lone appearance with the team this season.

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NBA Power Rankings: Rocky start for the league's elite

The season's opening week wasn't kind to the Warriors. Which undefeated teams have leapfrogged the defending champs? Our panel is taking the pulse of the league after a surprising start to 2017-18.

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17hAdrian Wojnarowski

Sources: Weber reaches two-way Rockets deal

Free-agent guard and defensive specialist Briante Weber has agreed to a two-way contract with the Rockets and will initially report to the team's G League affiliate, sources told ESPN.

Nene attacks rim with powerful slam (0:21)
Harden shines in first half for the Rockets (0:57)
Nene drains unbalanced shot (0:20)

Stefano Fusaro ESPN 

Chris Paul introduced during Rockets home opener pregame ceremony. Walks out on the court in street clothes. Shakes head clearly frustrated with not being able to play, and it may be a while.

ESPN Stats & Info

No Paul, no problem?

After playing one game with the Rockets, Chris Paul is expected to miss two to four weeks with a bruised knee. That might not be a problem for Houston, though. It's a small sample size, but in 33 minutes against the Warriors, the Rockets were much better without Paul on the floor.

Rockets taking precautionary measures with CP3 (1:24)

Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer 

Houston, among other teams, have reached out to representatives of Jameer Nelson, league sources tell ESPN.

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3dTim MacMahon

Sources: CP3 (knee) could miss up to 4 weeks

Rockets point guard Chris Paul is expected to miss two to four weeks due to a bruised left knee initially injured in the preseason, sources confirmed to ESPN.


Lonzo, Rockets, Thunder and lottery reform

Brian Windhorst, Tim MacMahon and Jackie MacMullan chat about Lonzo (and LaVar's) NBA debut with the Lakers (4:00), first thoughts on the Rockets (14:55) and Thunder (23:45) and Mark Cuban's proposed lottery reforms (39:20).

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Rockets PG Chris Paul will sit out Saturday against the Mavs due to his bruised left knee. It's the second straight game Paul will miss.

Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer 

Draymond Green (left knee strain) participated in a full practice today and is still listed as doubtful tomorrow at New Orleans. Andre Iguodala (back) is probable and Omri Casspi (ankle) is out.

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4dJacob Wolf

Sources: NA LCS team roster finalized with Rockets

Riot Games has finalized its 10 participants for the North American League of Legends Championship Series with the Houston Rockets as its last franchise partner, league sources told ESPN.

Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer 

Golden State forward Draymond Green underwent an MRI on his left knee and results came back negative, league sources told ESPN. Great news for Warriors fans.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Chris Paul: "One of the biggest things I was looking forward to this year is to be able to watch somebody as talented as James. Our whole team is one thing, but James is special, man. I catch myself sometimes watching. I've got to get used to it, but he's unreal."

Team Stats

Points Per Game111.310th
Rebounds Per Game47.0Tied-10th
Assists Per Game21.3Tied-16th
Points Allowed104.0Tied-14th

Team History


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