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Portland's stars outperform Houston's in stunning Game 1 loss

That home court advantage the Rockets worked so hard for? Gone. James Harden and Dwight Howard both struggled in Game 1 while LaMarcus Aldridge and Damian Lillard stepped up huge down the stretch as the Rockets slipped 122-120 in overtime Sunday night, falling behind 1-0 in their best-of-seven series. Harden was absymal shooting the ball, going 8-28 from the field and just 3-14 from long range, while Portland's decision to go to Hack-a-Howard in the fourth sparked their comeback. Clutch and MK Bower discuss what went wrong in Game 1 and how the Rockets move forward from here.
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    MONDAY, APRIL 21, 2014
    Podcast: Game 1 loss a wake-up call or death knell for Rockets? By Clutch
    After Houston's shocking loss in the series opener, MK Bower joins Clutch at the Toyota Center to discuss what exactly went wrong for the Rockets.
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    FRIDAY, APRIL 18, 2014
    Podcast: Rockets-Blazers Series Preview with Adam Wexler By Clutch
    CSNHouston's Adam Wexler joins us to discuss the matchups and burning questions about the Rockets-Blazers first round series.
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    MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014
    Rockets-Blazers: Behind the numbers By Ben DuBose
    The Houston Rockets will square off against the Portland Trail Blazers in the first round of the playoffs. Ben DuBose takes an early look at the matchup.
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    MONDAY, MARCH 31, 2014
    Wolverine: Beverley won't require surgery, expects to return this season By Clutch
    The Rockets got some potentially season-saving news on Monday as Patrick Beverley won't require knee surgery and expects to return this season.
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    FRIDAY, MARCH 28, 2014
    Patrick Beverley has a torn meniscus, likely out for the year By Clutch
    The bad news came on Friday: Patrick Beverley has a torn meniscus in his knee and with the playoffs three weeks away, he could be lost for the season.
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    TUESDAY, MARCH 18, 2014
    Wojnarowski: Rockets join Bulls atop Carmelo Anthony's wish list By Ben DuBose
    Sources close to Carmelo Anthony are saying the current New York Knicks forward has genuine interest in joining the Houston Rockets.
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    FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2014
    With Lin and Asik still in Houston, Parsons may find his payday delayed By Ben DuBose
    With the Rockets unable to move Omer Asik and Jeremy Lin, Chandler Parsons seems unlikely to get his new contract until 2015.
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