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2018 Schedule
37-10, 1st in Pacific
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Warriors-Cavs part 4 isn't looking too hot (2:32)
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Rockets' Capela: 'We're better' than Warriors

Clint Capela did his part to add fuel to Houston's rivalry with the Warriors, saying after Saturday's 116-108 victory that the Rockets are confident they "have the weapons to beat them."

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

James Harden on Houston's hopes of catching Golden State for West's No. 1 seed: "That's what we're rooting for. It's not going to be easy. Every single game, we're going to have to take it for ourselves and not relax. It's not about who we're playing. It's about us and each and every game getting better."

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Rockets sixth man Eric Gordon on Steph Curry: "We always try to go after the weakest link, so when he's out there and they go very small, we always put him in the pick-and-roll. It was funny seeing him guard [PJ] Tucker. Then next thing you know, Tucker's starting to make big plays at the end. We always try to take advantage of that, for sure."

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Rockets sixth man Eric Gordon on potentially beating the Warriors in the playoffs: "We really do have that chance. Offensively, we're just as good as them, no question. Defensively, they're a championship team. They're consistent, whether they win or lose. Us, we still have peaks and valleys. We just can't have those. That's why we've got to play well the next game, because we just have to sustain the same effort."

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Rockets C Clint Capela on Warriors: "We're confident, because we know if we're doing what we're supposed to do, we're going to beat them. ... I think that if we're doing what we're supposed to do on defense – all the switches, the weak side – and keep playing our offense by keeping that mentality all game long, we have the weapons to beat them. We are better than them."

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

James Harden on returning for the final 4:24 despite having already hit his restriction of 30 minutes: "That was out. That was out! Thirty minutes, man, I knew how important this game was. A couple of extra minutes wouldn't hurt. We've got an off day tomorrow, so rest my feet, get a massage, get some treatment and then I'll be ready to go Monday. "

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Curry says there's 'no panic' about home-court advantage (0:22)
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Kerr says Warriors still confident after loss to Rockets (0:18)
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Paul powers Rockets against Warriors (2:50)
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The Harden and Paul show doesn't disappoint in primetime (0:49)

Ramona Shelburne ESPN Senior Writer 

Big win for Houston over the Warriors, 116-108 with a still recovering James Harden. Chris Paul was spectacular with 33 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists. Rockets take the season series 2-1.

Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer 

Shaun Livingston doing his best to keep Draymond Green calm in the huddle. Green not too happy with the shot selections.

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Draymond drains two 3s early in the fourth (0:30)
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Tucker breaks away for dunk after steal (0:21)
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Durant knocks down straight-away 3 plus foul (0:22)

Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer 

Houston has almost doubled Golden State's rebounding total in the first half, 27-15. No Warriors player has more than three rebounds.

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Draymond's block leads to Klay's 3-pointer (0:16)
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Curry's bad pass leads to a CP3 3-pointer (0:16)

Ramona Shelburne ESPN Senior Writer 

Houston is flat out man handling the Warriors right now, forcing 7 turnovers, out rebounding Golden State 26-12 and leading 64-49. James Harden and Chris Paul have 29 of those points

Ramona Shelburne ESPN Senior Writer 

Hot start for James Harden and the Rockets against Golden State. Houston up 14-7 as Harden has hit three straight 3s in just his second game back.

Team Stats

Points Per Game115.81st
Rebounds Per Game44.3Tied-12th
Assists Per Game30.51st
Points Allowed107.120th

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Team History

YEARWLPCT
2017-183710.787
2016-176715.817
2015-16739.890
2014-156715.817
2013-145131.622