CSN Rockets headlines http://www.csnhouston.com/rss/category/3935/feed.xml en Urgency reaches new peak for Rockets http://www.csnhouston.com/basketball-houston-rockets/talk/urgency-reaches-new-peak-rockets <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"> <p>A couple Rockets called Game 2 a "must-win" but after another loss, the urgency level has reached a new high.</p> </div></div></div><div id="gigya-sharebar"></div> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 19:58:13 +0000 dzangaro 687936 at http://www.csnhouston.com Rockets waste Howard's performance in loss http://www.csnhouston.com/basketball-houston-rockets/talk/rockets-waste-howards-performance-loss <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"> <p>Dwight Howard was spectacular early in Game 2 but the Rockets still lost and wasted his strong effort. </p> </div></div></div><div id="gigya-sharebar"></div> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:56:19 +0000 dzangaro 687786 at http://www.csnhouston.com Road teams off to flying start in NBA playoffs http://www.csnhouston.com/rockets/road-teams-flying-start-nba-playoffs <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"> <p>MIAMI (AP) Here's the list of teams that had home-court advantage entering the opening round of these NBA playoffs: Indiana, Miami, Toronto, Chicago, San Antonio, Oklahoma City, Houston and the Los Angeles Clippers.</p></div></div></div><div id="gigya-sharebar"></div> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:10:00 +0000 comcast.admin 687721 at http://www.csnhouston.com Rockets missing their transition game http://www.csnhouston.com/basketball-houston-rockets/talk/rockets-missing-their-transition-game <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"> <p>The Rockets lost Game 2 on Wednesday night. They haven't gotten stops and their transition game has become less effective. </p> </div></div></div><div id="gigya-sharebar"></div> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:10:57 +0000 dzangaro 687711 at http://www.csnhouston.com Harden struggles offensively in Game 2 loss http://www.csnhouston.com/basketball-houston-rockets/talk/harden-struggles-offensively-game-2-loss <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"> <p>The Rockets are down 0-2 in their series against the Blazers as James Harden continues to struggle to find his shooting touch. </p> </div></div></div><div id="gigya-sharebar"></div> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 06:59:50 +0000 dzangaro 687706 at http://www.csnhouston.com Aldridge’s dominance continues in Game 2 http://www.csnhouston.com/basketball-houston-rockets/talk/aldridge%E2%80%99s-dominance-continues-game-2 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"> <p>Through two games, LaMarcus Aldridge has scored 89 points and the Rockets, down 0-2, don't have any answers for him. </p> </div></div></div><div id="gigya-sharebar"></div> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 06:28:23 +0000 dzangaro 687686 at http://www.csnhouston.com NBA Capsules http://www.csnhouston.com/rockets/nba-capsules-204 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"> <p>MIAMI (AP) LeBron James scored 32 points and added eight assists, Chris Bosh scored 20 points and the Miami Heat held on to beat the Charlotte Bobcats 101-97 on Wednesday night to take a 2-0 lead in their Eastern Co</p></div></div></div><div id="gigya-sharebar"></div> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 05:56:00 +0000 comcast.admin 687581 at http://www.csnhouston.com Aldridge's 43 lifts Blazers over Rockets 112-105 http://www.csnhouston.com/rockets/aldridges-43-lifts-blazers-over-rockets-112-105 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"> </div></div></div><div id="gigya-sharebar"></div> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 05:44:00 +0000 comcast.admin 686781 at http://www.csnhouston.com Instant replay: Rockets lose to Blazers, down 0-2 http://www.csnhouston.com/basketball-houston-rockets/talk/instant-replay-rockets-lose-blazers-down-0-2 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"> <p>LaMarcus Aldridge was unstoppable once again, carrying the Blazers to a 112-105 win over the Rockets in Game 2 at Toyota Center on Wednesday night. </p> </div></div></div><div id="gigya-sharebar"></div> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:44:10 +0000 smeckert 687561 at http://www.csnhouston.com (WATCH) Lin alley-oop to Howard brings the house down http://www.csnhouston.com/basketball-houston-rockets/talk/watch-lin-alley-oop-howard-brings-house-down <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"> <p>This second quarter play ends with a Jeremy Lin alley-oop to Dwight Howard for monster throw down. </p> </div></div></div><div id="gigya-sharebar"></div> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:22:26 +0000 smeckert 687541 at http://www.csnhouston.com (VIDEO) Howard with back-to-back dunks, dominates early http://www.csnhouston.com/basketball-houston-rockets/talk/video-howard-back-back-dunks-dominates-early <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"> <p>Check out these early back-to-back monster dunks by Dwight Howard as he schooled Robin Lopez and sent fans in Toyota Center into a frenzy. </p> </div></div></div><div id="gigya-sharebar"></div> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 01:20:14 +0000 smeckert 687536 at http://www.csnhouston.com Tracy McGrady makes 2014 Skeeters roster http://www.csnhouston.com/basketball-houston-rockets/talk/tracy-mcgrady-makes-2014-skeeters-roster <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"> <p>Seven-time NBA All-Star Tracy McGrady has made the 2014 Sugar Land Skeeters to become a professional baseball player. </p> </div></div></div><div id="gigya-sharebar"></div> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:14:15 +0000 dzangaro 687446 at http://www.csnhouston.com Harden, Rockets can't wait for Game 2 http://www.csnhouston.com/basketball-houston-rockets/talk/harden-rockets-cant-wait-game-2 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"> <p>The Rockets long wait to avenge their Game 1 loss to the Trail Blazers has them eager to get back on the court.</p> </div></div></div><div id="gigya-sharebar"></div> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:07:10 +0000 jkelly 687151 at http://www.csnhouston.com Trail Blazers must 'play desperate' in Game 2 http://www.csnhouston.com/basketball-houston-rockets/talk/trail-blazers-must-play-desperate-game-2 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"> Houston has been in a jovial mood post Game 1, Portland has not. </div></div></div><div id="gigya-sharebar"></div> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:07:00 +0000 gregs 687146 at http://www.csnhouston.com Harden, Lin call Game 2 ‘must-win’ for Rockets http://www.csnhouston.com/basketball-houston-rockets/talk/harden-lin-call-game-2-%E2%80%98must-win%E2%80%99-rockets <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"> <p>The Rockets will try to avoid going down 0-2 on Wednesday night in a game two of their stars are calling a "must-win." </p> </div></div></div><div id="gigya-sharebar"></div> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:47:02 +0000 dzangaro 687096 at http://www.csnhouston.com Lin, Beverley both ready to go for Game 2 http://www.csnhouston.com/basketball-houston-rockets/talk/lin-beverley-both-ready-go-game-2 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"> <p>Jeremy Lin (illness) and Pat Beverley, who missed shoot-around for a family issue, are both good to go for Game 2. </p> </div></div></div><div id="gigya-sharebar"></div> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:25:17 +0000 dzangaro 687081 at http://www.csnhouston.com Teams react to league acknowledgment of officiating error http://www.csnhouston.com/basketball-houston-rockets/talk/teams-react-league-acknowledgment-officiating-error <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"> <p>Find out what some Rockets and Blazers players and coaches thought about the acknowledgement by the league that the officials had made a critical error in Game 1. </p> </div></div></div><div id="gigya-sharebar"></div> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:59:58 +0000 smeckert 686851 at http://www.csnhouston.com Houston's Harden trying to be better in Game 2 http://www.csnhouston.com/rockets/houstons-harden-trying-be-better-game-2 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"> <p>HOUSTON (AP) James Harden missed 20 shots, including two in the final seconds of Houston's Game 1 loss to Portland in overtime.</p></div></div></div><div id="gigya-sharebar"></div> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 01:05:00 +0000 comcast.admin 686721 at http://www.csnhouston.com Rockets ready to produce a different result http://www.csnhouston.com/basketball-houston-rockets/talk/rockets-ready-produce-different-result <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"> <p>Following the Rockets second practice since losing Game One in overtime at Toyota Center on Sunday against the Blazers, the sentiment from Chandler Parsons was Game Two can't get here soon enough.</p> </div></div></div><div id="gigya-sharebar"></div> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:49:24 +0000 howard.chen@comcastsportsnet.com 686821 at http://www.csnhouston.com Dwight taking the Dream approach http://www.csnhouston.com/basketball-houston-rockets/talk/dwight-taking-dream-approach <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"> <p>Dwight Howard, who is one of just three Rockets who have advanced to the NBA finals in his career, is hopeful for a relaxed approach for him and his teammates in Game 2 on Wednesday.</p> </div></div></div><div id="gigya-sharebar"></div> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:20:07 +0000 howard.chen@comcastsportsnet.com 686776 at http://www.csnhouston.com