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2019 Schedule
7-7, 2nd in Southwest
Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports
10hTim MacMahon

Rockets rookie Clark shines in place of idol Melo

Hours after the Rockets announced they were parting ways with Carmelo Anthony, rookie Gary Clark showed why the team decided to give him consistent minutes, playing a key role in a blowout win over the Warriors on Thursday.

Harden's 27 points leads way for Rockets (1:15)

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

The Rockets have climbed back to .500 with a 107-86 rout of the Warriors. It is Houston's sixth win in eight games after a 1-5 start.

Paul steal leads to emphatic 3-pointer (0:28)

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Gary Clark, the rookie on a two-way deal who took C‬armelo Anthony's spot in the Rockets' rotation, made more 3s through three quarters than the Warriors. Clark is 3-of-5 from long range; the Warriors are 2-of-12.

Rockets throw down two big dunks (0:28)

The Lakers Are Back On Track

Tony Reali and the national panel debate on how they characterize the Lakers after the win over the Blazers, what they make of Steph Curry making the road trip to Houston, if this is a must-win game for the Rockets and much more.

Cain: 76ers shouldn't be interested in Melo (1:22)
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18hAdrian Wojnarowski

Rockets, Carmelo to part ways after 10 games

Carmelo Anthony's brief stop with the Houston Rockets is over. Sources told ESPN the Rockets have no plans to waive him and will continue to allow his representatives to look for a landing spot.

Stefano Fusaro ESPN 

Rockets Head Coach Mike D'Antoni, when asked when or if Carmelo Anthony would rejoin the team..."You'll have to ask Daryl. (Morey)"

Capela rolls to rim for big finish (0:18)
Harden lobs, Capela slams (0:17)
Paul shakes and bakes for and-1 (0:20)
Paul's handles make Jokic look silly (0:17)
D'Antoni coughs, reporter asks if he has same illness as Melo (0:16)

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Unretiring Rockets assistant Jeff Bzdelik is with the team in Denver, where he lives. He plans to return on a full-time basis the day after Thanksgiving. "I'm grateful for the opportunity," he said, declining to discuss the personal reasons he stepped away before training camp.


The Right Time: Butler to Philly, Melo & Peter Man goodbyes

Bomani weighs in on the implications of Jimmy Butler's arrival in Philadelphia (0:38) as well as Carmelo Anthony's impending departure in Houston (16:43). Plus, saying goodbye to the "Peter Man" (28:21), more of your Pros vs. Joes stories (36:55) and looking back on "Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)" and "Midnight Marauders" at their 25-year anniversaries (46:15).

Team Stats

Points Per Game103.427th
Rebounds Per Game41.1Tied-26th
Assists Per Game20.029th
Points Allowed105.25th

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