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2020 Schedule
7-3, 1st in Southwest
Westbrook arrives in style on his birthday (0:21)
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ESPN Daily: Harden And Westbrook: The Power Of A Rockets Reunion

Tonight on ESPN, the Rockets - led by a reunited James Harden and Russell Westbrook - play host to the LA Clippers. But Houston's superstars share a complex past, which they are hoping will lead to a mutually beneficial future. NBA analyst Kirk Goldsberry joins Mina Kimes to explore how the Harden-Westbrook relationship will shape the Rockets' season.

Coach Gentry gets technical for interference (0:50)
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Harden's second half performance lifts Rockets over Pelicans (0:59)
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Harden draws the 4-point play (0:18)
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Westbrook getting it done on both ends (0:15)
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Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

Alvin Gentry on James Harden: "To me, he's the most difficult matchup in the league."

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4dEric Woodyard

No longer 'soft', Rockets' defense pleases Harden

After struggling defensively to start the season, the Rockets have been more aggressive of late, and James Harden praised the team's approach after its 117-94 win over the Bulls on Saturday night.

Harden drops near triple-double vs. Bulls on the road (2:02)
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Harden scores 42, Rockets rout Bulls 117-94

James Harden narrowly missed his first triple-double of the season, finishing with 42 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists as the Houston Rockets pulled away in the second half and beat the Chicago Bulls 117-94 on Saturday night.

Harden hits Capela with sweet between-the-legs pass (0:20)
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Jefferson: Love will be a trade piece for someone (1:38)
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The Hoop Collective: Preseason Expectations Gone Wrong

With so many top players and teams struggling early on, Jackie MacMullan and Tim MacMahon join Brian Windhorst to discuss what's wrong with the Rockets, what's right with the Lakers (16:06) and why a few of the league's most notable names can't seem to get it right early on (29:28).

Harden leads with 36 points vs. Warriors (1:49)
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Harden expects it to take time for Rockets to start clicking (1:01)
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Harden steps back for and-1 3-pointer (0:33)
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Team Stats

Points Per Game120.31st
Rebounds Per Game46.710th
Assists Per Game23.221st
Points Allowed118.45th

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Team History

YEARWLPCT
2019-2073.700
2018-195329.646
2017-186517.793
2016-175527.671
2015-164141.500