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D.J. Augustin and Magic Bench Lead Orlando Over Houston

The Orlando Magic didn’t seem to struggle with the loss of their second-leading scorer, Evan Fournier, in their 126-106 victory over the Houston Rockets on Sunday night. Orlando’s road victory over the struggling Houston Rockets proved the abilities of the Magic bench. In addition, it showed signs of an off-beat …

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NBA All-Star Game Honors Kobe Bryant

The 2020 NBA All-Star Game is normally a time of celebration. However, this year’s game in Chicago had a cloud of somberness hanging over it as the league honored the late Kobe Bryant. It’s been almost three weeks since the Laker legend was tragically killed in a helicopter crash with …

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Midseason Check-In: Reflecting on the NBA at the All-Star Break

The NBA All-Star Weekend is upon us. With it comes the pomp and excitement for the game’s best to showcase their talent. But, it also offers a chance to reflect on what’s been another eventful season to this point. Let’s check in on the playoff picture and all of the …

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Russell Westbrook Returns to OKC, Chris Paul and Thunder Steal the Show

The Oklahoma City Thunder dealt Russell Westbrook to the Houston Rockets this offseason in one of the summer’s biggest deals. Last night, he returned to OKC for the first time since his departure to receive a standing ovation from Thunder fans. The Thunder even honored him with a tribute video …

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Heat Cruise Over Rockets to a 5-1 Start

The Miami Heat (5-1) dominated the Houston Rockets (3-3) en route to a 129-100 victory. Miami set a franchise record with 46 points in the first quarter and never looked back, leading the whole game. Last night’s win continues a blazing start to the season for the Heat. The acquisition …

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Russell Westbrook Excited to Reunite With James Harden

Russell Westbrook shared his excitement and ambitions during his introduction to the Houston Rockets. He spoke about his close and long relationship with once former teammate James Harden. The two, according to Westbrook, are excited to reunite and are ready to pursue a title. One Common Goal: “Win Championships” ICYMI: …

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Thunder Trade Westbrook to the Rockets

Houston, we have a reunion. After a week of speculation, the Oklahoma City Thunder traded franchise star Russell Westbrook to the Houston Rockets. In return, the Thunder receive point guard Chris Paul, two first round draft picks and two first round pick swaps. This trade reunites Westbrook with guard James …

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Are the Houston Rockets Blowing Up?

The tension has been building in Houston this week. Rumors surfaced amidst reports of Chris Paul wanting out and the possibility of adding a third star to the roster. Here’s a recap of all the tension that’s been noticed. Post Game Press Conference in the 1st Round of the playoffs …

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NBA Conference Finals: East and West Preview

The 2018-19 NBA campaign is reaching its endpoint as it heads into the NBA Conference Finals. The Portland Trail Blazers will face the Golden State Warriors for the Western throne while the Toronto Raptors go head-to-head with the Milwaukee Bucks for Eastern kingship. Battle in the West Western Conference Finals …

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Rockets defeat Jazz, advance in playoffs

All the Houston Rockets needed was five games to send the Utah Jazz packing and headed for home. Meanwhile, Houston now moves on to the Western Conference Semifinals. There, they wait for the winner of the Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Clippers series which is now at 3-2 in …

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