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2017 Schedule
34-14, 2nd in Southwest
Antetokounmpo outshines Harden in Bucks' win (1:01)
Greek Freak nails dagger 3, imitates Harden's shimmy (0:44)
Giannis reaches behind his head for absurd alley-oop in win (0:27)
Parker rises up for fast break slam (0:17)
Parker lobs to Plumlee for one-handed slam (0:19)
Does Clint Capela's defense make him a solid fantasy option? (0:42)
ESPN Stats & Info

Houston hoping to get back on track

The Rockets have fallen back to Earth after a scorching stretch that lasted more than a month and featured top-five efficiencies in both offense and defense. They will look to restart the launch sequence tonight in Milwaukee. (ESPN Stats & Info)

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Rockets drop one spot in Power Rankings

Houston has faltered a little after a scorching 20-2 stretch from Dec. 1 to Jan. 20. The Rockets have lost four of seven since then. Luckily, Clint Capela is back and Ryan Anderson isn't far behind. Week 14 Power Rankings

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Sam Dekker took heat from some fans in his native state of Wisconsin when the Rockets beat the Bucks on Jan. 18. "I don't know what I did to them," Dekker said of that game when he scored five points. "The Bucks' fans were on me for some reason I don't know what it was. I'm a long time guy, it was my team growing up. I feel like I played a lot of good basketball in my day in the state but I was surprised at some of the stuff I saw. It's all good, it should be a lot of fun on Monday." Rockets visit Bucks tonight and Dekker, a native of Sheboygan, is coming off a career-high 30 point Saturday night at Memphis.

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Rockets forward Ryan Anderson, who has missed three of the last four games with a stomach virus, is expected to play in Monday's game at Milwaukee. Anderson, who missed Saturday's game at Memphis, headed to Milwaukee on Sunday. Anderson told ESPN on Friday he was unable to eat anything for three days. But over the last two days, Anderson has eaten and is feeling better. Anderson is averaging 13.6 points and shooting 42.2 percent from the field.

Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer 

Steve Kerr was concerned combination of no practice Sat (stuck overnight in Hou) and noon tip may lead to turnovers. 8 in first seven mins.

Rockets bounce back to beat Grizzlies (0:54)

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

James Harden said it was important for the Rockets to respond against the Grizzlies on Saturday after losing to the Warriors on Friday night.


Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Sam Dekker made his first career-start scoring a career-high and team-high 30 points in the Rockets victory over the Grizzlies. Dekker, 22, became the fifth different Rockets' player 22-years of age or younger, to score 30 plus points in a game. He joins Terrence Jones, Chase Budinger, Yao Ming and Steve Francis. Dekker said he'll never forget this night.

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Houston bounced back after their loss last night to Golden State and defeated Memphis, 119-95, Sam Dekker was the story. He moved into the starting lineup for the first time this season and scored a career-high 30 points on 12-of-19 shots from the field. Dekker also hit six threes on the night. Rockets are 6-0 this season when they have three or more players scored at least 20-plus points. James Harden, remember him, added 29 and Eric Gordon contributed 21.

Brewer slams it over Carter (0:22)
Gasol takes his frustrations out on Harden in loss (0:25)
Harden feeds Harrell for easy dunk (0:15)

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Rockets with 17 fastbreak points to 4 for Grizzlies.

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Rockets with a commanding 91-72 lead over the Grizzlies after three quarters.James Harden with 24 points and Sam Dekker has 22. Rockets shooting 50.8 percent from the floor.

Team Stats

Points Per Game114.52nd
Rebounds Per Game44.110th
Assists Per Game25.62nd
Points Allowed107.824th

Team History


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