Dwight Howard


The Houston Rockets are slowly inching toward the preseason finish line with an extended road trip before the preseason finale on Friday in Houston.


HOUSTON -- The shot still stings more than five months later.


As the Rockets come down the home stretch of the preseason, the time to prepare for games that count has arrived.


The Houston Rockets began the back half of the eight-game preseason schedule and put together another strong effort cruising past the Warriors, 90-83 at State Farm Arena in the Rio Grande Valley.


The Rockets hit the halfway point of their eight-game preseason schedule with a big thud. Playing on the second night of a back-to-back, Houston was clobbered by the Pelicans, 117-98.