2017 ScheduleAll times ET

2017 Schedule
51-22, 2nd in Southwest

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

In the last five games Pat Beverley has averaged 5.2 rebounds per game. Tonight he has none.

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Of the Rockets 42 shots, 23 were from two-feet where they made 13.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Even with the inexplicable empty seats, the crowd is electric at the Toyota Center after the Rockets' invigorating performance in the second quarter. Houston trails the Warriors, 60-52, but sliced the lead by more than half after the first quarter. Rockets fans were especially energized by James Harden attacking Steph Curry off the dribble, a flashy display of aggressive ballhandling that resulted in a pair of free throws.

Ethan Sherwood Strauss ESPN Staff Writer 

Rockets go on a 25-11 run, trail by only 60-52 at the half. Warriors are angry with refs (Rockets have shot 20 FTs to their 2)

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Rockets played much better in second quarter but still trail, 60-52, at halftime. Rockets are 2-16 from 3 in the first half.

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Harden capitalizes on Warriors' turnover (0:22)

Ethan Sherwood Strauss ESPN Staff Writer 

49-36 Rockets after James Harden finds Clint Capela in PnR for a layup. Rockets comeback forces GSW timeout

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McAdoo leaves game with head injury (0:51)

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Can we please get one competitive game in the Texas 4-Step? The Rockets better get rolling soon if they want to make this a good game, with the Warriors up 37-20 after a quarter. Steph Curry (7-6-4) and James Harden (4-6-4) are both on triple-double pace.

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Rockets are 2-13 for 3.

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Defense was a major issue for the Rockets in the first quarter, there were too many cutters getting open looks at the basket. Houston was out rebounded, 15-8, and allowed eight fastbreak points. Rockets had zero.

Ethan Sherwood Strauss ESPN Staff Writer 

37-20 Warriors over the Rockets after 1. Might be a total blowout but for a couple bad Steph Curry turnovers

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Curry finds Klay for 3 (0:24)
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Harden, Capela connect for the oop (0:15)

Ethan Sherwood Strauss ESPN Staff Writer 

Warriors lead Rockets 31-16 and their defense just improved with Andre Iguodala checking in and guarding James Harden. JH just dribbled out 22 seconds of clock before getting swatted by James Michael McAdoo

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McCaw steals, dishes to Draymond for two (0:17)

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

It's ridiculous for the Rockets to be a legitimate contender and there be so many empty seats with the Warriors in town. Houston has a crowd problem.

ESPN Stats and Information  

With only two weeks remaining in the regular season, the NBA scoring race is a dead heat between Russell Westbrook and James Harden. Harden was last season's runner-up to Stephen Curry.

Ethan Sherwood Strauss ESPN Staff Writer 

Pretty sparse at the Toyota Center as Rockets warm up. Think there's some red on the traffic map

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

If your team got eliminated in the first round last season, can you make fun of the Warriors' Finals failure? Absolutely, according to Dora Rodriguez and her 14-year-old son Mason Garcia.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Steph Curry's warmup routine is such an event that even a Hall of Famer like Calvin Murphy makes a point to watch.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Chris Lamb and son C.J., 3 are in Section 115 for most Rockets game and always try to bring their blinged-out, plywood "FEAR THE BEARD" head.

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Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

How do you know this is James Harden's house? The DJ switches to Harden's personal playlist as he starts his warmup routine. First song: "Good Drake" by 2 Chainz. One lyric from that song: "Oh you in a slump, I'm headed to Oakland like Kevin Durant"

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

James Harden will wear black tape over his jammed left wrist tonight. He didn't have any noticeable tape on the wrist during shootaround this morning.

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Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

He won't threepeat as MVP, but Steph Curry still has the most intense fan following in the league.

Team Stats

Points Per Game115.82nd
Rebounds Per Game44.29th
Assists Per Game25.52nd
Points Allowed108.825th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2016-175122.699
2015-164141.500
2014-155626.683
2013-145428.659
2012-134537.549