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American professional basketball team based in Houston, Texas

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Houston Rockets: American professional basketball team based in Houston, Texas
The Houston Rockets are an American professional basketball team based in Houston, Texas. The Rockets compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a member of the league's Western Conference Southwest Division. The team plays its home games at the Toyota Center, located in Downtown Houston. The Rockets have won two NBA championships and four Western Conference titles. The team was established in 1967 as the San Diego Rockets, an expansion team originally based in San Diego. In 1971, the Rockets moved to Houston.

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NBA's Silver says Hong Kong tweet furor already hit league's bottom line

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said on Thursday that the fallout following a tweet from a Houston Rockets official who backed the Hong Kong democracy protests has already cost the league substantial..
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NBA Commissioner says league hit by huge financial losses due to Hong Kong tweet

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said on Thursday that the fallout following a tweet from a Houston Rockets official who backed the Hong Kong democracy protests has already cost the league substantial..
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Videos for Houston Rockets

LeBron says Morey 'wasn't educated' when he sent Hong Kong tweet [Video]LeBron says Morey 'wasn't educated' when he sent Hong Kong tweet

LeBron James weighed in on the controversy between China and the NBA in a conflict that has seen Houston Rockets gear removed from Nike and NBA stores in major cities throughout China. Yahaira Jacquez..

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Chinese fans miffed at NBA, but not enough to skip game [Video]Chinese fans miffed at NBA, but not enough to skip game

Chinese fans in Shenzhen miffed at NBA, but not enough to miss exhibition game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Brooklyn Nets

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Chinese fallout continues amid NBA tweet controversy [Video]Chinese fallout continues amid NBA tweet controversy

Chinese organizers on Wednesday canceled a fan event on the eve of a NBA exhibition game in Shanghai, which is the latest fallout in a growing dispute over a tweet by a team official supporting the..

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"I am here for Adam Silver" - Rockets' Harden [Video]"I am here for Adam Silver" - Rockets' Harden

Rockets star James Harden throws his support behind beleaguered NBA commissioner Adam Silver

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China slams NBA in dispute over free speech [Video]China slams NBA in dispute over free speech

Chinese state media slammed the NBA on Wednesday saying it is peddling in a "secessionist pipe dream" escalating an ongoing dispute between Beijing and the U.S. league. Sareena Dayaram reports.

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Chinese state TV drops NBA games amid twitter row [Video]Chinese state TV drops NBA games amid twitter row

CCTV's move to cancel showings of NBA exhibition games comes after the NBA commissioner refused to condemn a tweet by Rockets general manager Daryl Morey, supporting the Hong Kong protests.Gracie..

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China TV drops NBA exhibition games, escalating pressure amid tweet uproar [Video]China TV drops NBA exhibition games, escalating pressure amid tweet uproar

NBA commissioner Silver defends free speech

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Basketball coaches focused on teams not China amid Twitter storm [Video]Basketball coaches focused on teams not China amid Twitter storm

Coaches remain tightlipped over China Tweet storm

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NBA under fire in China over GM's Hong Kong tweet [Video]NBA under fire in China over GM's Hong Kong tweet

The National Basketball Association came under fire on Monday for its response to a tweet by a Houston Rockets official in support of Hong Kong protests for democracy, the latest overseas business to..

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:36Published

Houston Rockets' Harden says "we love China" after GM Hong Kong tweet [Video]Houston Rockets' Harden says "we love China" after GM Hong Kong tweet

Harden says "we love China" after Houston Rockets' GM Hong Kong tweet

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Houston Rockets GM apologizes on social media after tweeting support for Hong Kong protests [Video]Houston Rockets GM apologizes on social media after tweeting support for Hong Kong protests

Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey apologizes on social media for his recent tweet in support of Hong Kong protests

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LeBron draws social media ire over comments on Rockets GM's Hong Kong tweet

LeBron James sparked anger on social media on Tuesday after the Los Angeles Lakers star suggested that Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey "wasn't educated" when he sent a tweet in support of..
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LeBron says Rockets GM 'wasn't educated' when he sent Hong Kong tweet

LeBron James weighed in on the controversy between China and the NBA on Monday, saying that Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey "wasn't educated" when he sent a tweet in support of protesters..
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NBA scraps media access to teams in China amid HK tweet backlash

The National Basketball Association said on Friday it won't make the Brooklyn Nets and the Los Angeles Lakers available to media for the rest of their China visit, amid a furore over a tweet by a..
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NBA says no media sessions for Nets, Lakers for rest of China trip: ESPN reporter

The U.S. National Basketball Association (NBA) has decided not to make the Brooklyn Nets and the Los Angeles Lakers available to media during the rest of their China trip amid a furor over a Houston..
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NBA puts off press events in China, but Saturday's game to go ahead

The National Basketball Association (NBA) kept quiet on Friday, postponing media events for the Brooklyn Nets and the Los Angeles Lakers in China amid a furor over a tweet by a Houston Rockets..
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As China storm swirls, Nets and Lakers set to address media Friday

The Brooklyn Nets and the Los Angeles Lakers are scheduled to speak to the media on Friday, a day after playing an exhibition game in Shanghai amid a furor over a tweet last week from the Houston..
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NBA game to go ahead in Shanghai amid growing backlash to comments on Hong Kong

The National Basketball Association (NBA) is pressing ahead with a exhibition game on Thursday in Shanghai, despite a Chinese backlash against the league after a Houston Rockets executive's tweet..
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NBA Shanghai game on, but Hong Kong free speech backlash continues

The National Basketball Association (NBA) is pressing ahead with a exhibition game Thursday evening in Shanghai, despite backlash against the league from China after a Houston Rockets executive's tweet..
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Houston Rockets Nike merchandise disappears from China stores

Houston Rockets sneakers and other merchandise were pulled from several Nike stores in major Chinese cities amid the furore surrounding a tweet from the team's general manager in support of..
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China row threatens to upstage league's return to Japan

The NBA returned to Japan for the first time in 16 years on Tuesday, with preseason action between the Houston Rockets and the Toronto Raptors - but it was the league's growing crisis in neighboring..
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China TV drops NBA exhibition games; league defends free speech

Chinese state television said on Tuesday it would not air NBA exhibition games played in the country this week, heaping pressure on the U.S. basketball league after a tweet by a Houston Rockets..
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China smartphone maker Vivo says to suspend all cooperation with NBA

Chinese smartphone maker Vivo said on Tuesday it will suspend all cooperation with the National Basketball Association (NBA), joining a series of Chinese firms cutting ties with the league following a..
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NBA's Silver says won't regulate what players, employees say on issues

National Basketball Association Commissioner Adam Silver said on Tuesday it is not up to the NBA to regulate what players, employees and team owners say amid anger from China over a tweet from Houston..
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Chinese TV scraps plans to show NBA exhibition games

The row over a tweet from Houston Rockets boss Daryl Morley supporting Hong Kong protesters intensifies.
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China TV drops NBA exhibition games, escalating pressure amid tweet uproar

Chinese state television said on Tuesday it wouldn't air NBA exhibition games played in the country this week, heaping further pressure on the U.S. basketball league after a tweet by a Houston Rockets..
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NBA head Adam Silver defends response over tweet uproar

NBA commissioner Adam Silver defended the league's response to the Houston Rockets general manager's tweet backing Hong Kong democracy protests, telling Japan's Kyodo News that his organization..
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NBA stirs U.S. hornet's nest, faces China backlash over Hong Kong tweet

An increasing number of U.S. lawmakers voiced anger on Monday over the NBA's response to a Houston Rockets official's tweet backing Hong Kong democracy protests, raising U.S.-China tensions as talks to..
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Factbox: NBA taking flak in China, a valuable market with 500 million fans

The National Basketball Association (NBA) came under fire on Monday for its response to a tweet by a Houston Rockets official supporting protests calling for democracy in the Chinese-ruled city of Hong..
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Factbox: Fans, U.S. politicians, others react to NBA's China controversy

The National Basketball Association (NBA) took flak on Monday for its response to a tweet by a Houston Rockets official supporting Hong Kong protests for democracy.
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Brooklyn Nets owner, Alibaba co-founder Tsai decries Houston Rockets GM's Hong Kong tweet

Joseph Tsai, owner of the Brooklyn Nets and co-founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd , said that the damage from Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey's tweet in support..
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Basketball's NBA under fire in China, at home over HK protest tweet

The National Basketball Association (NBA) came under fire on Monday for its response to a tweet by a Houston Rockets official in support of Hong Kong protests for democracy, the latest overseas..
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U.S. lawmakers lash 'shameful' NBA response to Hong Kong protests tweet

U.S. lawmakers joined a chorus of criticism of the National Basketball Association (NBA) after the organization distanced itself from a tweet by the manager of the Houston Rockets in support of the..
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Basketball's NBA under fire over Rockets' twitter furore

The National Basketball Association came under fire on Monday for its response to a tweet by a Houston Rockets official in support of Hong Kong protests for democracy, the latest overseas business to..
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Daryl Morey backtracks after Hong Kong tweet causes Chinese backlash

The general manager of the Houston Rockets had expressed support for Hong Kong protesters.
BBC News - Published

Houston Rockets general manager apologises for Hong Kong protest tweet

The general manager of the Houston Rockets basketball team apologised on Monday for a tweet in support of Hong Kong protests, saying he did not intend to offend fans in China, where business partners..
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James Harden: Houston Rockets guard sets NBA scoring record

james harden: houston rockets guard sets nba scoring record
Houston Rockets guard James Harden becomes the first player in NBA history to score at least 30 points against all 29 opponents in a single season.
BBC News - Published

NBA: James Harden scores 61 points as Houston Rockets beat New York Knicks

nba: james harden scores 61 points as houston rockets beat new york knicks
Watch the best plays as James Harden scores an incredible 61 points as the Houston Rockets beat the New York Knicks 114-110.
BBC News - Published

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