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Three Things to Know: Boogie's night too much for Rockets, Warriors win

Every day in the NBA there is a lot to unpack, so every weekday morning throughout the season we will give you the three things you need to know from the last 24 hours in the NBA. In building a team to challenge the Warriors, the Rockets didn't think big. Actually, they got even smaller this season, which made some sense because Golden State has been most feared when its “death lineup” with Draymond Green was the center was on the court.
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Chris Paul to miss Rockets-Warriors game with another hamstring injury

Chris Paul to miss Rockets-Warriors game with another hamstring injury originally appeared on Rockets guard Chris Paul suffered a hamstring injury in Thursday's loss to the Heat, casting doubt upon his availability for the matchup with the Warriors at Oracle Arena in less than two weeks. As it turns out, the future Hall of Famer indeed will miss that Western Conference finals rematch Jan. 3. Following an MRI, Paul was diagnosed with a grade 2 strain of his left hamstrin...
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Lowe: How Harden and the Rockets keep hunting Steph Curry

What will decide Rockets-Warriors? Steph Curry's defense and the Warriors finding their mojo on offense are two big things to watch.
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What’s the Deal with Steph Curry?

We all have heard it on various sports talk shows. The reporters even asked Coach Steve Kerr and Steph himself after his horrible Game 2. What’s the deal with Steph Curry? After missing over a month, Steph returned to action against the Pelicans and went off. It seemed like the old Steph was back, but he hasn’t been playing well since that game. Golden State has been carried by Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green after Curry’s return. Should there be a cause for concern? Of course, ...
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Can the Cavs Take Game 3 From Boston At Home?

As many of you know by now, I’ve had Cleveland penciled in for another Finals appearance. My thinking was this would be an epic series and the Cavs would win it in 6 or 7 games. I’m not saying that still couldn’t happen because all Boston did was hold down homecourt. As a matter of fact, Boston is 9-0 at home in the playoffs and 1-4 when they’re on the road. In the Game 1, Boston annihilated the Cavs by jumping on them from the beginning. In the second game, we all knew that Lebron would go of...
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Follow live: Rockets, Warriors

James Harden and the Rockets host the Warriors in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals. Golden State has won each of the past three conference finals.
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Star backcourts, the Hamptons Five and what will decide Rockets-Warriors

How should Houston try to stop Golden State's Hamptons Five? What's most exciting about this matchup? Our NBA experts make predictions.
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Rockets, Warriors look to advance to conference finals

HOUSTON (AP) — Chris Paul is a win away from finally reaching the Western Conference finals in his 10th season in the playoffs. But the Houston guard isn’t looking ahead to what most expect will be a showdown with the defending champion Golden State Warriors in the next round. After all, he’s been in this […]
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Rockets remain good value for NBA bettors

As the race for the playoffs heats up, the market is still cool on the top team in the NBA. With spring kicking everyone into gear, we break down the runners and riders in the race for the NBA championship   The market doesn’t always solve. Sometimes, the market is a touch too timid. That’s what we’re seeing with NBA betting right now as everyone seems to really want to push the Houston Rockets into the spot as outright leaders but nobody wants to be the one to pull the trigger. There’s a big...
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Breaking down the Rockets/Warriors series

Klay Thompson's 276 3-pointers were the third-most in a single season, fewer only than Stephen Curry's totals the past two seasons. He averaged 22.1 points on 48.7 percent shooting, 41.6 percent 3-point shooting.
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Warriors focused on finishing off Rockets the first chance they get: Game 4

The Warriors head into Monday night's Game 4 with their third chance to close out a series, having dispatched the New Orleans Pelicans and Memphis Grizzlies in the first elimination game of those series. With a 3-0 lead on the Rockets, Warriors forward Draymond Green said the Warriors are determined "to get it done now."
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