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Houston Rockets


Fri. 1/23 Sun. 1/25 Wed. 1/28 Fri. 1/30 Sat. 1/31
@ Pho 
W 113-111
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@ LAL 
W 99-87
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vs. Dal 
W 99-94
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@ Bos 
4:30 PM PT5:30 PM MT6:30 PM CT7:30 PM ET0:30 GMT8:30 5:30 PM MST7:30 PM EST4:30 UAE (+1)01:3019:30 ET6:30 PM CT22:30
@ Det 
4:30 PM PT5:30 PM MT6:30 PM CT7:30 PM ET0:30 GMT8:30 5:30 PM MST7:30 PM EST4:30 UAE (+1)01:3019:30 ET6:30 PM CT22:30

Rockets-Celtics Preview

(AP) -- The Houston Rockets are showing the ability to morph into a team with a functional bench to complement James Harden and Dwight Howard.

Lately, reserves have had to fill in entirely for Howard, who will miss a third straight game Friday night when the Rockets visit the Boston Celtics.

Houston's star center will reportedly miss at least the team's stops in Boston and Detroit before having his ailing right knee re-evaluated. After an MRI Wednesday, the team revealed via its official Twitter feed that Howard is suffering from edema in the knee, which is caused by fluid building up in body tissues.

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Leaders
Points: James Harden27.3
Rebounds: Dwight Howard11.0
Assists: James Harden6.8
FG%: Dwight Howard57.5%
Steals: James Harden2.00
Blocks: Terrence Jones1.80
Defense (Rank)
Points: 98.9 (12)
Rebounds: 42.2 (9)
Assists: 21.2 (11)
FG%: 44.3% (11)
FT%: 77.3% (28)
3P%: 31.6% (2)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 102.9 (7)
Rebounds: 43.3 (13)
Assists: 21.2 (16)
FG%: 44.0% (21)
FT%: 71.9% (28)
3P%: 35.3% (13)
Standings
Southwest Division
  W L Pct GB
Memphis 33 12 .733 --
Houston 32 14 .696 1.5
San Antonio 30 17 .638 4.0
Dallas 30 17 .638 4.0
New Orleans 24 22 .522 9.5
Full Standings
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
12/26/2014 Josh Smith Signed as Free Agent
12/26/2014 Tarik Black Waived
12/19/2014 Alexey Shved Traded part of three team deal
12/19/2014 Corey Brewer Traded part of three team deal
12/19/2014 Francisco Garcia Waived
Show Transactions
Injuries
Date Player Status
12/10/2014 Francisco Garcia Right calf soreness
12/5/2014 Kostas Papanikolaou Knee sprain
11/29/2014 Isaiah Canaan Left ankle sprain
11/23/2014 Patrick Beverley Strained hamstring
11/22/2014 Dwight Howard Strained right knee
Show Injuries
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