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2015-16 Schedule
1-1, 3rd in Southwest
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Howard played hurt in playoffs

Dwight Howard told SportsRadio 610 that he played through a torn MCL and meniscus during the Western Conference Finals vs. the Warriors. He averaged 14.4 PPG and 14.4 RPG while playing 38 minutes per game in the series.

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Howard says he had torn MCL in playoffs

Dwight Howard appeared Thursday on SportsRadio 610 and said he played through a torn MCL and meniscus during last season's Western Conference finals.

Rapaport defends LeBron on Sportsnation (5:27)
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Trevor Ariza hits stride in houston

Heading into his third season in Houston, what does Ariza bring to the table? And where did he land in our rankings this year? #NBARank: Nos. 91-100

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Rockets coach Kevin McHale said James Harden sprained his ankle badly this summer. "He just hasn't played a lot of basketball, just a lot of other stuff to stay in shape," McHale said. "Basketball is basketball and you got to play it to get your feel back and everything." Harden hasn't missed a practice and was supposed to get the second preseason game off but asked to play.

Harden leads Rockets over Mavs (0:31)

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Mavs coach Rick Carlisle calls 20 second timeout and holds it at midcourt.

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

With Khloe Kardashian in the house, James Harden scored 12 points on 4-8 shooting in first quarter.

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Khloe Kardashian just showed up for Mavs-Rockets.

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Rockets power forward Donatas Motiejunas (back) said he's started running. No timetable regarding when he will return."Everyday I feel better and better," he said. "That's the most important thing you feel like it's improving. The goal is to be 100 percent."

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Superman to the rescue

Houston was a much better team when Dwight Howard was in uniform last season. Will the Rockets take flight with a healthy Howard this season?

Harden using MVP slight as motivation (1:57)
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Motiejunas misses top 100

Houston's Donatas Motiejunas made the cut for our most recent edition of NBA player rankings. He may be disappointed to see just how close he was to making the top 100. #NBArank: Nos. 101-110

Father time catching up with Vince Carter (0:20)

Smith leads Grizzlies past Rockets, 92-89

Russ Smith scored 12 points, Jeff Green and Courtney Lee added 11 apiece and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Houston Rockets 92-89 on Tuesday night in the preseason opener for both teams.

Harden declares he's best player in NBA before preseason loss (0:44)

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Ty Lawson will start at point guard tonight for the Rockets in preseason opener at Memphis over Patrick Beverley.

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Is Harden your No. 1 draft pick?

Our NBA fantasy rankings are out, and the statistical juggernaut that is James Harden is quite high on the list. Was he able to grab the No. 1 spot? Top 200 fantasy rankings

Howard: 'I feel great, training camp was awesome' (1:50)

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Rockets second-round pick Montrezl Harrell (thigh) missed Monday's practice. He got an elbow to the thigh over the weekend. No word if he'll play Tuesday at Memphis.

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Rockets coach Kevin McHale on what he's looking for in Tuesday's preseason opener at Memphis: "I want to see the first group that we play together and the first seven-to-eight guys try to blend them in a little bit. Get settled a little bit, more on a run."

Team Stats

Points Per Game103.96th
Rebounds Per Game43.714th
Assists Per Game22.29th
Points Allowed100.517th

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