The Houston Rockets dropped their preseason finale to the Dallas Mavericks on Friday night at Toyota Center. But now the real fun begins as the regular season looms right around the corner. Houston tips things off on Tuesday Oct. 27, at Portland in a game slated to begin at 9 p.m. And according to returning Rockets players such as Shane Battier, HoustonÆs tough road to begin the season is fairly normal. ôThe last three years IÆve been here itÆs been very similar,ö Battier said following the Rockets 98-94 loss to the Mavericks. ôWeÆve had a brutal November and December, weÆve tried winning as many games as we can and just not get in a funk. Then usually around the new year, our fortunes change schedule-wise. We have a lot more home games, but just like the last two years, we need to ...
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