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2019 Schedule
26-20, 1st in Southwest
Top NBA performances in Madison Square Garden history (2:44)
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6hIan Begley

Harden says Carmelo deserves another chance

James Harden said Tuesday that he believes Carmelo Anthony can still help an NBA team, and he hopes Anthony finds a place where he can play and be happy.

Harden: Carmelo still passionate, deserves to be happy (0:50)

Bobby Marks ESPN 

Since the summer, Houston has made three separate trades that saw $4.66M sent out in cash. The total luxury tax savings from those three transactions is $9.17M. Houston also saved $5.78M towards the luxury tax in the Ryan Anderson trade.

Is Harden's offensive talent comparable to MJ? (0:57)
Kellerman: 'It's over for Carmelo' (1:11)
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1dTim Bontemps

Faried draws tech on first basket in Rockets debut

Kenneth Faried backed up his words with his play in his debut for the Rockets at Philadelphia with two dunks and a technical foul for slapping the backboard in his opening minutes.

Harden's 30-point streak up to 20 after big 1st half (1:25)
Harden, Embiid at the center first-half drama (1:44)
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He's on fire: James Harden's streak by the numbers

Despite a blowout loss Monday night in Philadelphia, the reigning MVP is still putting up epic offensive outputs not seen since the likes of Wilt Chamberlain.

Harden, Embiid pick up double techs after altercation (0:54)
Faried's first points with Rockets end with tech (0:23)
McMenamin: Lakers don't have a roster spot for Melo (0:47)
Woj breaks down Melo's trade to the Bulls (2:02)

Bobby Marks ESPN 

Houston makes it official with the signing of Kenneth Faried. The veteran will earn $917,271 with the Rockets incurring a $683,661 cap hit. Houston started the day with a luxury tax bill of $13.9M but will see that number drop to $12.4M after the Faried signing and eventual trade of Carmelo Anthony the the Chicago Bulls. The Rockets will have an open roster spot once the Anthony trade becomes finalized on Jan. 22. Houston will also create a $1.5M trade exception as part of the trade.

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1dAdrian Wojnarowski

Rockets complete Carmelo trade to Bulls

The Houston Rockets have traded Carmelo Anthony and cash to the Bulls. Chicago eventually will trade or waive the 34-year-old veteran, league sources told ESPN.

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3dTim MacMahon

Harden hits 48, but Gordon plays hero for Rockets

Eric Gordon scored 16 of his 30 points in the final two minutes of regulation and overtime in Houston's 138-134 comeback win Saturday night over the Los Angeles Lakers.

Harden drops 48 points in Rockets' OT win vs. Lakers (1:51)

PJ Tucker on come back win over Lakers

Rockets forward PJ Tucker talks with Marc Kestecher & Jon Barry about James Harden's performance and being able to shut down Kyle Kuzma in their come back win over the Lakers

Team Stats

Points Per Game112.213th
Rebounds Per Game41.925th
Assists Per Game21.128th
Points Allowed110.815th

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