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Rockets on a roll, set to play Blazers in third game at bubble

The Rockets came to the bubble ready to play.

After a thrilling OT win over the Mavericks, the Rockets topped themselves by beating the team with the best record in the league, a 120-116 win over the Milwaukee Bucks. Even better? James Harden shut down Giannis Antetokounmpo in the clutch (Video), which was especially embarrassing for last year's MVP considering how he insulted Harden's defense after the All-Star Game and implied he was selfish.

While Harden dominated in the Mavericks game, it was Russell Westbrook who thrived against Milwaukee, scoring 31 to lead the way (Video).

The Rockets hope to keep the roll going tonight against the Blazers, who are in a fight to try to get the 8th seed. An old friend -- Carmelo Anthony in a slimmed-down body -- will be facing off against the Rockets and Russ will continue his rivalry with Damian Lillard.

Houston Rockets News

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2020
Welcome to the next evolution of Rocketball By Clutch
The Rockets are taking the drastic step of removing the center position in the hope of getting back to contender status
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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2020
Podcast: Capela trade rumors, the deadline and Westbrook's fit in Houston By Clutch
David Weiner joins Dave Hardisty to discuss the "changed" Rockets and how trading Clint Capela may now be necessary
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SUNDAY, JULY 14, 2019
Discussing the Russell Westbrook Blockbuster By Clutch
David Weiner joins Dave Hardisty on the podcast to (somewhat) try to talk him off the ledge on the Russell Westbrook trade
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SATURDAY, JULY 13, 2019
The Westbrook Trade: One fan's oral history of a wild night By justtxyank
A fan gathering for a Summer League game turned into a live reaction party for one of the biggest trades in Rockets history
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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19, 2019
What in the world is going on with the Rockets? By Clutch
David Weiner joins Dave Hardisty on the podcast to discuss all the insanity going on at Toyota Center
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SATURDAY, MAY 25, 2019
Evaluating potential Rockets assistant coaches By justtxyank
Houston has cleaned out their coaching staff on the defensive side. Here are some names Morey and the Rockets are likely considering.
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THURSDAY, MAY 16, 2019
Houston Rockets Salary Cap Update: 2019 Offseason Pre-Draft Edition By David Weiner
Having come up just short to the Warriors again, Daryl Morey must find creative ways to improve the Rockets this offseason
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