2016 ScheduleAll times ET

2016 Schedule
41-41, 4th in Southwest
Nichols: Rockets are infuriating to watch, wasted potential (1:52)

Marc J. Spears, The Undefeated The Undefeated 

Warriors forward Draymond Green talks Jason Terry's guarantee, Stephen Curry's injury, Drake's song shot out and more in the 5th installment of his NBA playoff diary in ESPN's The Undefeated. http://es.pn/1VWJXRZ

Sadly, the Howard-Harden era may be ending (0:59)

Marc J. Spears, The Undefeated The Undefeated 

After being eliminated from the playoffs by the Warriors last night, the Rockets received permission to interview assistant coach Luke Walton for their head coach job, sources told The Undefeated early this morning.

Russillo: Does Harden want to win? (1:01)
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Rockets looking toward next season

One of the biggest questions surrounding Houston is: "What's next for Dwight Howard?" The eight-time All-Star center must decide if he will accept his player option for next season.

Jemele says 'James Harden is not a superstar' (1:23)
Howard mum on future in Houston (0:32)
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21hCalvin Watkins

Rockets' season ends and the truth comes out

Houston's season is mercifully over after Wednesday's loss, so now everyone can admit that the Rockets' team chemistry wasn't exactly there.

Green, Warriors eyeing next round without Curry (1:35)
What does the future hold for Howard? (2:49)

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Dwight Howard would not answer two questions about his future. James Harden said, "we love big fella."

1 Big Thing: The Dwight Howard problem (2:29)

Ethan Sherwood Strauss ESPN Staff Writer 

Mo Speights: "There was a lot of things said in that locker room. They guaranteed a win, talked about a long flight back. Only flight back to Houston now is for vacation"

No Curry, no problem; Warriors advance (1:22)

Warriors oust Rockets with 33-point blowout

Klay Thompson scored 27 points, and the Golden State Warriors rolled into the second round of the playoffs without injured star Stephen Curry, routing the Rockets 114-81 on Wednesday in Game 5.


Harden vs. Rockets in first quarter

James Harden was the only player to show up for the Rockets in the first quarter, scoring 18 of Houston's 20 points, with Dwight Howard making two free throws against the Warriors.

Harden outscores his entire team in the first quarter (0:56)

Dave Tuley ESPN Staff Writer 

Warriors rout Rockets 114-81 to win series 4-1. The ViewFromVegas is they easily covered as 9.5-point home favorites and it stayed under the betting total of 213. Favorites are 23-14-1 ATS (62.2 percent) and Unders are 26-12 (68.4 percent).

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Maybe he was sending a message but Dwight Howard, a center, took the last shot of the season: A three that was a brick. Houston's season ended win a 114-81 loss to Golden State and with that Howard and his displeasure with a lack of touches enters a summer of many questions. Oh the game? James Harden scored 35 in the loss.

Ethan Sherwood Strauss ESPN Staff Writer 

A collective effort as the Warriors end the Rockets 114-81

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1dNBA Insiders

Time for Rockets' Harden, Howard to split?

After their failures this season, what should the Rockets do to return to contention? Our NBA Insiders go 5-on-5 on Houston's future.

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Toward the end of the third quarter, a fan was escorted away from his seat near the Rockets bench and Trevor Ariza exchanged words with another fan behind the bench. Extra security was added near the bench area.

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Done with three quarters and the Rockets are out of it. Golden State 89, Houston 59 with 12 minutes left. James Harden is the lone Rocket in double-figures with 30.

Team Stats

Points Per Game106.54th
Rebounds Per Game43.120th
Assists Per Game22.216th
Points Allowed106.425th

Team History


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