The Houston Rockets rank 46th of 333 international teams surveyed in an ESPN/SportingIntelligence report revealing the sports franchises that spend the most on their players.
Houston thrives on the edge, and Golden State got a wake-up call with Stephen Curry's spill. Will it all add up to a performance worthy of the West finals?
After review, the NBA elected not to suspend Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard for Game 5 of the Western Conference finals, the league announced Tuesday.
If the NBA upgrades Dwight Howard's Game 4 foul from a flagrant 1 to a flagrant 2, a suspension will follow.
Rockets coach Kevin McHale said Tuesday nearly the entire team arrived safely at their homes following Monday's Game 4 of the Western Conference finals after severe storms battered the area.
The Rockets' offense overwhelmed the Warriors like no team had this season, keeping Golden State from finishing off the sweep.
Rockets center Dwight Howard lingered around the Toyota Center well into Tuesday morning as fans were advised not to leave because of severe weather conditions.
After a woeful Game 3, James Harden focused his anger on Golden State to deliver his best playoff performance and keep Houston's series hopes alive.
Following the Rockets' win Monday to stave off playoff elimination, a memo was placed in the locker of every Rockets player detailing the media availability had the Warriors clinched the series.
James Harden scored a playoff career-high 45 points, and the Rockets led from start to finish to avoid elimination in the Western Conference finals with a 128-115 victory over Golden State.
Points Per Game103.96th
Rebounds Per Game43.714th
Assists Per Game22.29th
Rockets @ Warriors
ORACLE Arena - Thu 5/28