NBA: Oklahoma City Thunder beat Houston Rockets to take lead
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NBA: Oklahoma City Thunder beat Houston Rockets to take lead

The Thunder again made light of the absence of the injured Russell Westbrook, taking a comfortable win that moved them out of a tie with Portland for the overall lead.

NBA: Houston Rockets hold on the beat San Antonio Spurs 112-106
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NBA: Houston Rockets hold on the beat San Antonio Spurs 112-106

In the day's other important games, Minnesota also held strong at the finish to win at Dallas, the much-improved Washington downed Atlanta, and Brooklyn deepened Memphis' home-court woes.

NBA: Blake Griffin leads Los Angeles Clippers over Oklahoma City Thunder in grudge game
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NBA: Blake Griffin leads Los Angeles Clippers over Oklahoma City Thunder in grudge game

Among other games, Philadelphia's Tony Wroten led the Sixers to an overtime win over Houston, Minnesota had a comfortable win over Cleveland, and Tony Parker guided San Antonio to victory over Washington.

Yao Ming named Houston Goodwill Ambassador
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Yao Ming named Houston Goodwill Ambassador

Chinese basketball star Yao Ming played for the Houston Rockets for nine seasons before he retired from the sport in 2011.

Clippers beat Rockets 106-96 for 3rd straight win
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Clippers beat Rockets 106-96 for 3rd straight win

The Los Angeles Clippers shot 77 percent and scored 46 points in the first quarter, then lost their killer instinct but still led all the way in earning their third straight NBA victory, 106-96 over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday.

James, Wade score 63, Heat top Rockets 114-108
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James, Wade score 63, Heat top Rockets 114-108

LeBron James scored 32 points, and Dwyane Wade added 31 points and eight assists as the Miami Heat held off the Houston Rockets 114-108 on Wednesday.

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'Linsanity' powers Rockets past Knicks

Jeremy Lin put together another signature performance at Madison Square Garden as the Houston Rockets defeated his former team, the Knicks, 109-96 in his first game back in New York.

Los Angeles Lakers beat Houston Rockets 119-108
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Los Angeles Lakers beat Houston Rockets 119-108

The revitalized Los Angeles Lakers ran past the Houston Rockets 119-108 on Sunday for their fourth victory in five games since firing coach Mike Brown.

Houston Rockets beat Detroit Pistons 105-96
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Houston Rockets beat Detroit Pistons 105-96

The Houston Rockets opened its season with a stirring 105-96 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday thanks to James Harden's 37 points and 12 assists.

Los Angeles Clippers beat Sacramento Kings 93-85
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Los Angeles Clippers beat Sacramento Kings 93-85

Blake Griffin made three straight jumpers in the closing minutes to finish with 14 points and nine rebounds, lifting the Los Angeles Clippers over Sacramento.

Clippers go past Mavericks 94-75
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Clippers go past Mavericks 94-75

Randy Foye had 28 points with a career-high eight 3-pointers while Blake Griffin had 15 points and 16 rebounds for the Clippers, who last won six in a row in March 1992.

Bulls record streak ended by Rockets
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Bulls record streak ended by Rockets

The Chicago Bulls record run of avoiding successive NBA defeats is over after a 99-93 loss to the Houston Rockets on Monday.

Mavericks go past Rockets 90-81
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Mavericks go past Rockets 90-81

Jason Terry scored seven consecutive points in a minute to start a game-turning run for Dallas, finishing with 12 points and four assists in a win over Houston.

NBA Roundup: Paul leads Clippers over Rockets 95-91
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NBA Roundup: Paul leads Clippers over Rockets 95-91

Chris Paul scored 12 of his 23 points in the final 2:42, including a go-ahead layup with 24.6 seconds left, in leading the Los Angeles Clippers over the Houston Rockets 95-91 in the NBA on Saturday.

Rockets charge back late, beat Thunder 104-103
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Rockets charge back late, beat Thunder 104-103

Courtney Lee and rookie Chandler Parsons each scored 21 points, Patrick Patterson blocked Serge Ibaka's point-blank putback attempt in the final 2 seconds, and the Houston Rockets charged back from an 11-point deficit in the final 3 minutes to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 104-103 on Tuesday.

Celtics awaken in time to beat Rockets 97-92 in overtime
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Celtics awaken in time to beat Rockets 97-92 in overtime

Kevin Garnett grabbed 13 rebounds to pass Shaquille O'Neal and move into 12th on the NBA's career list, and Paul Pierce scored seven of his 30 points in overtime on Tuesday to lead the Boston Celtics to a 97-92 victory over the Houston Rockets.

Lawson, Afflalo lead Nuggets past Rockets
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Lawson, Afflalo lead Nuggets past Rockets

Ty Lawson had 22 points and a career-high 15 assists, Arron Afflalo scored 16 of his 17 points in the second half and the Denver Nuggets rallied to beat the Houston Rockets 117-105 on Friday.

Miles scores 27 to lift Jazz over Rockets 104-83
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Miles scores 27 to lift Jazz over Rockets 104-83

C.J. Miles scored a season-high 27 points and the Utah Jazz beat Houston 104-83 on Wednesday, halting a four-game losing streak and the Rockets' four-game winning streak.

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