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 1 Toronto R. 58-24 
 2 Philadelphia 76ers 51-31 
 3 Boston C. 49-33 
 4 Brooklyn N. 42-40 
 5 New York K. 17-65 
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 1 Milwaukee B. 60-22 
 2 Indiana P. 48-34 
 3 Detroit P. 41-41 
 4 Chicago B. 22-60 
 5 Cleveland C. 19-63 
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 2 Miami Heat 39-43 
 3 Charlotte H. 39-43 
 4 Washington W. 32-50 
 5 Atlanta H. 29-53 
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Northwest Div.
 1 Denver N. 54-28 
 2 Portland TB 53-29 
 3 Utah Jazz 50-32 
 4 Oklah.City T. 49-33 
 5 Minnesota T. 36-46 
Pacific Div.
 1 Golden St.W. 57-25 
 2 LA Clippers 48-34 
 3 Sacramento K. 39-43 
 4 LA Lakers 37-45 
 5 Phoenix Suns 19-63 
Southwest Div.
 1 Houston R. 53-29 
 2 San Antonio S. 48-34 
 3 Dallas M. 33-49 
 4 Memphis G. 33-49 
 5 N.Orleans P. 33-49 
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Points Per Game
 James HARDEN
  Houston R.
  (196-SG-89)
  Avg: 35.6
 1. Harden Houston R.35.6 
 2. George Oklah.City28.1 
 3. Leonard Toronto R27.7 
 4. Curry Golden S27.5 
 5. James LA Lakers27.4 
 6. Antetokounmpo Milw.27.3 
 7. Durant Golden S26.8 
 8. Booker Phoenix S26.6 
 9. Embiid Philadelphia26.4 
 10. Lillard Portland26.0 
Rebounds Per Game
 Andre DRUMMOND
  Detroit
  (208-C-93)
  Avg: 15.5
 1. Drummond Detroit15.5 
 2. Jordan Dallas M.13.7 
 3. Embiid Philadelphia13.1 
 4. Gobert Utah Jazz12.7 
 5. Antetokounmpo Milw.12.5 
 6. Towns Minnesota T12.4 
 7. Capela Houston R.12.3 
 8. Davis N.Orleans P12.0 
 9. Vucevic Orlando M11.8 
 10. Whiteside Miami H11.4 
Assists Per Game
 Russell WESTBROOK
  Okla.
  (190-PG-88)
  Avg: 10.7
 1. Westbrook Okla.10.7 
 2. Wall Washington W8.7 
 3. James LA Lakers8.3 
 4. Teague Minnesota8.2 
 5. Young Atlanta H.8.1 
 6. Lowry Toronto R.8.1 
 7. Rondo LA Lakers8.0 
 8. Paul Houston R.7.7 
 9. Holiday N.Orleans7.7 
 10. Payton N.Orleans7.6 
Steals Per Game
 Robert COVINGTON
  Minnesota
  (206-F-90)
  Avg: 2.3
 1. Covington Minnesota2.3 
 2. George Oklah.City2.2 
 3. Harden Houston R.2.1 
 4. Paul Houston R.2.0 
 5. Westbrook Okla.1.9 
 6. Smart Boston C.1.8 
 7. Drummond Detroit1.7 
 8. Leonard Toronto R1.7 
 9. Oladipo Indiana P1.7 
 10. Butler Philadelphia1.7 
Blocks Per Game
 Myles TURNER
  Indiana P.
  (211-C/F-96)
  Avg: 2.6
 1. Turner Indiana P.2.6 
 2. Robinson New Y2.4 
 3. Davis N.Orleans P2.4 
 4. Gobert Utah Jazz2.3 
 5. Lopez Milwaukee B2.2 
 6. Embiid Philadelphia2.0 
 7. McGee LA Lakers2.0 
 8. Whiteside Miami H1.9 
 9. Drummond Detroit1.7 
 10. Towns Minnesota T1.6 
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The NBA Team That Comes to Work Late - May 7, 2019


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The National Basket Association (NBA) tournament is popular in the U.S.it comprises top basketball teams. Most of them get to work early. However, the Houston Rockets is known for going to work late. It is in the Southwest Division of the Western NBA Conference. Punters who often participate in March madness betting win huge payouts when they wager on the Rockets. Here is an insight into Houston Rockets.

Houston Rockets' Home Arenas

The Rockets played their home games in the Summit between 1975 and 2003. They won the NBA titles in the 1993-1994 and 1994-1995 NBA seasons. Currently, the team plays at the Toyota Centre.

Houston Rockets played in the San Diego Sports Arena for four years. The stadium accommodated up to 14,400 spectators per game.in their first NBA season, the Rockets attracted less than 4,500 spectators per match.

The team later moved to the Hofheinz Pavilion in the University of Houston where they played for four seasons. The team relocated to the Toyota Centre in 2004. It can host 18,500 fans. Houston Rockets hosted the highest number of spectators in 2008.

The Defense Squad

Houston Rockets are popular for their offensive prowess. Currently, their defense squad is the second in NBA. In a recent match against the Clippers, Houston held maintained the lead for more than 40 minutes. Their defense players made 15 turnovers. They had 47 percent successful shots. There might be a Houston-Clippers matchup. The Rockets will face Nuggets in the next round.

3 Greatest Houston Rockets Players

The Rockets are known for their talented players including:

1. Hakeem Olajuwon

Hakeem was the best center basketballer for more than ten years. He joined Houston in 1984 and started 82 matches as an amateur. The center-player made 12 All-Star appearances within 12 years.

2. Moses Malone

Malone spent six seasons with Houston Rockets. He made an average of 15 rebounds and 24 points per game. Also, he won three MVP awards with the Rockets. He began his 21-year basketball career with the ABA.

3. James Harden

James is a talented guard who has been playing for the Rockets since 2012. He averages 7.7 assists, 5.9 rebounds and 28.8 points per game. He started his career with Oklahoma City Thunder.

Houston Rockets are among the top teams in the NBA league. They surpassed the .500 mark on December 17. The team has won most of their games since February 23. The mainly rely on James Harden to attain high scores. The team's main rivals include Utah Jazz, San Antonio Spurs and Dallas Mavericks.
  





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