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2020 Schedule
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9hTim MacMahon

Sources: Rockets, Sefolosha reach 1-year deal

Thabo Sefolosha, a 13-year veteran who has averaged 5.9 points and 3.8 rebounds during his career, has agreed to sign with the Rockets, where he'll rejoin former teammates James Harden and Russell Westbrook.

Friedell: Young could fit in Rockets' system (0:41)
Pippen: Westbrook is the piece D'Antoni needs (0:46)
Fertitta: Harden should have won MVP last season (1:23)
How China fell in love with the NBA (3:29)
The NBA's new 'Big 2' era (1:56)
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21dAdrian Wojnarowski

Sources: Rockets, Gordon reach $54.5M deal

Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon has agreed to a three-year, $54.5 million contract extension that will take him through the 2022-23 season, league sources told ESPN

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Tom Nissalke, first coach of Utah Jazz, dies at 87

Tom Nissalke, who was the first coach of the Utah Jazz and also coached in the NBA in Seattle, Houston and Cleveland, has died at age 87. He also was the ABA Coach of the Year with Dallas.

Behind the scenes of Chris Paul's Body Issue shoot (3:32)
Stephen A.: Harden won MVP for the same reason he criticizes (1:34)
Harden shows off a new move (0:20)
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Rockets' Tucker withdraws from Team USA camp

P.J. Tucker said he twisted his left ankle twice during Team USA practices, and the Rockets forward thought it best to withdraw from consideration for the World Cup roster.

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Morey: 'Factual' Harden a better scorer than MJ

Rockets GM Daryl Morey has always championed his players, and he has gone to a new extreme in praising James Harden, saying his star guard is a better scorer than Michael Jordan.

Cain: It's absurd to think Harden is a better scorer than MJ (1:28)
Jalen is hyped for Russ' return to OKC, Lakers-Clippers on Christmas (1:52)
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Sources: Clips vs. Lakers tops Christmas games

The Clippers and Lakers will play at Staples Center on Dec. 25, sources told ESPN. Other Christmas Day games include Bucks at 76ers and Celtics at Raptors, sources said.

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After doubts, Melo confident he wants to play

Carmelo Anthony, after doubting himself following his release from the Rockets after 10 games last season, said he's "in the gym every single day" and wants to play in the NBA.

Melo: Never said anything about a farewell tour (1:04)
Carmelo: Leaving Rockets was 'deeper than basketball' (1:42)
Melo: Wasn't my choice to step away but had to (0:47)
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56dRoyce Young

Westbrook: Ready to sacrifice for Rockets, title

After spending his first 11 seasons with the Oklahoma City Thunder, Westbrook officially embarked on his new chapter Friday. "I only care about one team," he said, "and that's the Houston Rockets."

Ohm: Westbrook-Harden duo will work in regular season (0:42)
Westbrook wants people to know he is a nice guy (0:53)

Team Stats

Points Per Game113.911th
Rebounds Per Game42.128th
Assists Per Game21.228th
Points Allowed109.121st

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