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Last Game

Fri, April 24
American Airlines Center
TV: ESPN
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Players of the Game

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REB58
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Schedule

Thu Apr 2
W 108 - 101at DAL
Recap
Sun Apr 5
W 115 - 112at OKC
Recap
Wed Apr 8
L 110 - 98at SA
Recap
Fri Apr 10
L 104 - 103SA
Recap
Sun Apr 12
W 121 - 114NO
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Mon Apr 13
W 100 - 90at CHA
Recap
Wed Apr 15
W 117 - 91UTA
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Sat Apr 18
W 118 - 108DAL
Recap
Tue Apr 21
W 111 - 99DAL
Recap
Fri Apr 24
W 130 - 128at DAL
Recap
9:00 pm EDT
Sun Apr 26
TNTat DAL
11:11 am EDT
Tue Apr 28
DAL
11:11 am EDT
Thu Apr 30
at DAL
11:11 am EDT
Sat May 2
DAL

Standings

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Southwest
CONF
W-L
Overall
W-L
Houston33-1956-26
Memphis35-1755-27
San Antonio32-2055-27
Dallas29-2350-32
New Orleans29-2345-37
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Rockets' Dwight Howard plays 33 minutes, feels no extra soreness
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

Rockets center Dwight Howard played 33 minutes in his team's Game 2 win Tuesday, his highest usage since Jan. 19, and said the next day he felt no extra soreness after the increased workload, the Houston Chronicle reports.

"I feel pretty good," Howard said. "However long I am on the floor, I’m going to play as hard as I can. When I need a break, I have to trust my teammates. (Backup center) Clint (Capela) has been playing some great basketball. I thought he has done an excellent job for never being in this situation, coming out there, getting some blocks, rebounding the ball, finishing, making plays around the basket. He’s been great. We have to be able to trust each other. While I’m on the floor I’m going to give whatever I’ve got."

The Rockets didn't practice Wednesday but are scheduled to do so Thursday. Coach Kevin McHale said that the test will be how Howard feels in the coming days, but his 33 minutes were "a nice baseline" and that the center could "maybe play a little more" moving forward.

The Rockets are a pick 'em for Game 3 in Dallas Friday.

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Rockets forward Terrence Jones says his nose is fine
by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

After taking a shot to his nose during Tuesday's Game 2 win over the Mavericks, Rockets forward Terrence Jones said his nose was feeling fine Wednesday, reports the Houston Chronicle.

"It's a little swollen, but these are nicks and bruises I can play with," he said.

Jones had to miss a portion of the Game 2 win when his nose was bloodied in the second quarter. Jones returned in the third quarter and scored five points in 22 minutes.

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Rockets guard Jason Terry fined for Game 2 flop
by Elliott Smith | Staff Writer

Rockets guard Jason Terry has been fined $5,000 by the NBA for flopping during Game 2 of the team's playoff series against the Mavericks, per the Houston Chronicle

Terry played 24 minutes, scored eight points and grabbed a pair of rebounds in the Rockets victory. 

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Rockets' K.J. McDaniels suffers elbow fracture
by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com

Rockets guard K.J. McDaniels has been diagnosed with a non-displaced right elbow fracture, according to ESPN. 

McDaniels sustained the injury last week and the injury has the potential of keeping him out of the entire postseason. In 62 games, McDaniels averaged 7.9 points and 3.2 rebounds.

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Dwight Howard to play more than 30 minutes for Rockets on Saturday
by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

Rockets center Dwight Howard will play more than 30 minutes in the first game of the team's playoff series against Dallas. 

Coach Kevin McHale said Howard's playing time would be "in the low 30s", per ESPN.

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2014-15 Team Leaders
PPGJames Harden , SG27.4
RPGJosh Smith , SF6.4
APGJames Harden , SG7
FG%Donatas Motiejunas , PF50.4
FT%James Harden , SG86.8
3P%Jason Terry , SG39
BLOCKSJosh Smith , SF116
STEALSJames Harden , SG154
MPGJames Harden , SG36.8
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