2018 ScheduleAll times ET

2018 Schedule
24-4, 1st in Southwest
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CP3 the floor general guiding Rockets to perfection (0:51)
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Rockets surge in the second half for victory (1:36)
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Harden admits he was 'pretty close' to not playing (0:39)
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Harden expecting to play through pain in knee

Rockets guard James Harden said he almost sat out the Rockets' game Saturday with a bruised right knee but decided to play. Despite scoring a game-high 31 points, Harden said he expects to have the pain for an extended period of time.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Chris Paul (14-0 with the Rockets): "We want to keep it going. I mean, who likes to lose? I said it before: I hate losing more than I like to win. We want to keep this thing going and keep building. You know, people always say, ‘We'll learn from that,' that you learn from a loss. Well, let's win and learn from it, too."

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Paul on winning streak: 'I hate to lose more than I like to win' (0:21)

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Chris Paul says tonight was one of the best wins of the season for the Rockets.

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Rockets get their 13th straight win. They defeat the Bucks 114-111 behind 31 from James Harden, and Chris Paul who scored 23 of his 25 points in the 2nd half, and sealed the game with 6 in the final minute.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Chris Paul remains undefeated with the Rockets, who extended their winning streak to 13 games with a 115-111 victory over the Bucks. Paul is the first player in NBA history to start and win his first 14 games with a new team, according to Elias Sports Bureau. He had 23 of his 25 points in the second half.

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CP3 says 'I got you' after draining dagger (0:19)
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Black's monster slam shocks the Bucks (0:15)
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George Foreman knocks out Rockets' mascot (0:15)
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CP3 drains back-to-back 3s (0:25)

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After scoring just 2 points in the first half, Chris Paul hits 3 straight shots from 3 point range, and Rockets jump up 11 on the Bucks, out of nowhere.

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Harden drains tough 3-pointer (0:15)

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All tied up at 55 at the half. Rockets lead by Nene, with 16 points on 7-8 shooting. James Harden just 4-11 from the floor, but has 15, 5 and 4. Bucks lead by Bledsoe and Brogdon each with 13 points. Houston's 12 game win streak will be on the line in the 2nd half.

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Gordon goes coast-to-coast for and-1 (0:15)
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Harden, D'Antoni fired up after no call (0:23)
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Harden sends perfect bounce to Nene for the bucket (0:15)
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Ariza gets the best of Greek Freak with slam (0:18)
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Harden pushes his way to the hoop for two (0:18)

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

With Clint Capela out, P.J. Tucker will start for the Rockets.

Stefano Fusaro ESPN 

James Harden (sore left knee) will play tonight for the Rockets, as they look get to 13 wins in a row tonight, hosting the Milwaukee Bucks.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Rockets star James Harden (knee) will try to play against the Bucks.

Team Stats

Points Per Game115.12nd
Rebounds Per Game43.914th
Assists Per Game22.613th
Points Allowed104.213th

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Team History

YEARWLPCT
2017-18244.857
2016-175527.671
2015-164141.500
2014-155626.683
2013-145428.659