Looking for a different outcome this time, the Rockets try to forget the past and advance past a first-round matchup with Dallas.
Dwight Howard has endured injuries and plays the most physical position in the league. Still think he's soft?
On the eve of a playoff series, James Harden had no comment on Mark Cuban's remarks in early April that the Rockets aren't a very good team.
The Indiana Pacers have won a tiebreaker with the Utah Jazz, giving them slightly better odds at winning the draft lottery.
During the 2014-15 season the Suns lost the most games at the final buzzer
Chandler Parsons vows not to let the boos bother him as he returns for Houston for the playoffs as Public Enemy No. 1 for Rockets fans.
ESPN Chalk handicapper Erin Rynning gives his picks for New Orleans at Golden State and Dallas at Houston.
Recent history suggests heavy minutes hurt title chances.
Dave Tuley and Erin Rynning detail how to bet the 2015 NBA playoffs, including Vegas rankings, best bets and picks for every series.
Our ESPN Forecast panel predicts which West teams will advance to Round 2.
Our experts weigh in with their predictions for the first round of the Western Conference playoffs.
The Houston Rockets' backcourt depth took a hit with the potential loss of guard K.J. McDaniels, who fractured his left wrist in the regular-season finale and is expected to miss the postseason.
Dwight Howard's health, minutes and productivity are trending up just as the Rockets take on Mavs in the first round of the playoffs.
Amin Elhassan and Bradford Doolittle break down the Houston Rockets-Dallas Mavericks Western Conference playoff matchup with expert scouting and advanced statistical analysis.
Jazz lose to Rockets 117-91, likely to get 11th or 12th pick in draft
The Western Conference playoffs will be surely one to remember.
This season's Western Conference might be the best the game has ever seen. Want to reach the promised land? You'll have to survive the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.
The Spurs have experience. The Clippers have explosiveness. The Pelicans have Anthony Davis. But does anyone have enough to beat the Warriors?
Who will win the West? 5-on-5 breaks down each first-round series and picks the conference champions.
The Mavs' Chandler Parsons felt good after an intense workout Wednesday, fueling optimism that he'll return from a knee injury for the playoff opener.
Ten years after their last playoff meeting, the Mavs and Rockets are set to face each other in a fun first-round series.
The "NBA Tonight" crew breaks down the first-round matchup between the Rockets-Mavs
James Harden is happy that the Rockets have clinched the second seed in the West.
With 37 points in a 138-113 win over the Timberwolves to end the season, Russell Westbrook is the 2014-15 scoring champion with an average of 28.1 points per game. But it means nothing, he said.
Harden has triple-double, Rockets beat Jazz 117-91
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