Team RankingPTS/GOPP PTS/G
Southwest Division106.5 (1st)106.4 (4th)
Western Conference4th11th
NBA4th25th

Schedule

10:30 pm EDT
Wed Oct 26
at LAL
8:30 pm EDT
Fri Oct 28
at DAL
8:00 pm EDT
Sun Oct 30
DAL
7:00 pm EDT
Tue Nov 1
at CLE
7:30 pm EDT
Wed Nov 2
at NY

Standings

WEST
Southwest
CONF
W-L
Overall
W-L
San Antonio43-967-15
Dallas27-2542-40
Memphis25-2742-40
Houston28-2441-41
New Orleans20-3230-52
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Rockets' Clint Capela: Adds muscle to frame
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Capela said Friday that he added about 10-to-12 pounds of muscle to his frame over the summer, Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle reports.

With Dwight Howard departing for the Hawks in free agency this summer, Capela is poised to slide in as the Rockets' starting center, so the added muscle should prove beneficial as he fights fellow bigs on the boards. Capela's offensive game remains rather primitive and his free-throw shooting is atrocious, but he's a true difference maker on the defensive end, particularly as a rim protector. With more minutes headed his way this season, expect Capela to take a noticeable jump from his 2015-16 averages of 7.0 points, 6.4 rebounds, 1.2 blocks and 0.8 steals per game.

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Rockets' Gary Payton: Cleared to return from sports hernia
by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

Payton (sports hernia) was cleared for full participation in training camp back on Sept. 12, Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Payton, who agreed to a contract with the Rockets shortly after going undrafted in June, ended up missing all but two summer league games after sustaining a sports hernia. He's spent much of the last two months recovering from the setback, but looks poised to enter camp without any limitations. Payton is in good position to land the third-string point guard gig, but will need to play well in camp and the preseason in order to do so.

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2015-16 Team Leaders
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RPGDwight Howard , C11.8
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FG%Dwight Howard , C62
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3P%Patrick Beverley , PG40
BLOCKSDwight Howard , C113
STEALSTrevor Ariza , SG160
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