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2015-16 Schedule
0-0, 2nd in Southwest

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Montrezl Harrell said he didn't see any of the illegal activities regarding the use of an escort service while he attended Louisville.

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Rockets GM Daryl Morey tells ESPN the recovery time for Donatas Motiejunas (back surgery) has been slow. "It has been slower than anyone wants," Morey said Friday night. In terms of Motiejunas being ready for start of regular season, Morey wasn't certain. "It's too early to determine but certainly not for certain that he'll be ready for the first game."

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Rockets coach Kevin McHale said today Donatas Motiejunas (back rehab) isn't running yet. Terrence Jones missed practice again today with bruised ribs. Is it too early to worry about the power forward spot?

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Asked who is the biggest hacker on the team, Corey Brewer said, "Me by far. But James (Harden), he's a hack too and then (Trevor Ariza), we got a lot of hacks, so it's good to have the refs." Referees attended Rockets practice today.

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The daily shooing game between James Harden and Patrick Beverly continues during Friday's Rockets practice.

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James Harden said he'll have a voice in terms of his brand with adidas. "It's another opportunity for me to do it my way and lead a brand that's already at the top."

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

James Harden is wearing the Crazy Lite Boost shoe from adidas.

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

The new James Harden adidas shoe.

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Where does Patrick Beverley rank?

The Rockets point guard was limited to 56 games last season by injury. That's reflected in his position in our latest NBA player rankings, Nos. 131-140 released in this dispatch. #NBArank: Day Seven

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

James Harden's 13-year $200 million Adidas deal starts today. Here's a nice photo from Adidas.

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Can James Harden do even more?

Everything is getting bigger for The Beard -- his $200 million sneaker deal, his celebrity profile and what the Rockets need from him this season.

Howard: I have '10, 11 years' left in me (3:12)
Josh Smith dishes on NBA friends (1:37)
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Howard focused on winning title, not free agency

Dwight Howard says he's not thinking about potential 2016 free agency. The Rockets center says his focus right now is helping the team win a championship.

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Trevor Ariza on rookie Sam Dekker: "Very confident. He is someone willing to learn. He's out here early." Dekker got looks in practice at three positions, small forward, power forward and shooting guard on Wednesday.

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

"Ya'll acting like I'm about to retire," Dwight Howard said when asked does he feel like a 12-year vet. "I mean, I feel good. I'm 29-years old, regardless of me being in the league for 12 years, I'm fairly young. I got about a good 10 years left in me. I'm going to give everything I got for these 10, 11 years I got left."

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Dwight Howard said he'll play 10 more years. He's not thinking about opting out of his contract right now and he wants to bring a title to Houston.

Rockets' to-do list: Forward thinking

The rookie deals for Terrence Jones and Donatus Montiejunas are about to end. Will Houston retain both? Just one? Neither? Kevin Pelton speculates. Top extension candidates (Insider)

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Ty Lawson, Rockets trying to make it work

Although it is still early, everyone seems pleased with the progress Houston guard Ty Lawson has made since leaving rehab.

Team Stats

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

Team History


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