HoopsHype Houston Rockets Buzz Meter

by HoopsHype - Updated: February 27, 2015 | 08:49 PM - Twitters - Rumors - Roster - Salaries

David Hardisty

Pablo knows how to run that pick-and-roll. Rockets within 46-43, 6:11 2Q.

Jonathan Feigen

Hollins, asked about Rockets' "speed" group, shot back that starters are pretty fast. They are; rank 4th in pace. Bench is faster, rank 1st.

Jonathan Feigen

Rockets with a rotation change. Beverley and Prigioni check in to start second quarter. Ariza had been with that group with Brewer at two.

Rod Boone

End of first Q: #Nets 36, #Rockets 25: Mason has 11 points, 3 boards. Trevor Ariza has 8 for HOU. Lionel played starters the entire quarter.

Jonathan Feigen

Nets with top-scoring 1st quarter against Rockets this season, lead 36-25. Rockets shoot 50 %, but with 6 especially sloppy turnovers.

Jenny Dial Creech

End of the first quarter, #Nets lead #Rockets 36-25. Trevor Ariza has 8 points, James Harden has six assists.

Lenn Robbins

Won't show in the boxscore but @Deron Williams set up that play by forcing the #rockets to switch on defense,,#Nets lead 34-21

Rod Boone

#Nets are 12 for 17 from the field to start, hold a 29-18 edge on #Rockets.

Rod Boone

James Harden already has 6 assists on #Rockets first 7 buckets.

Jonathan Feigen

Nets keeping a defender (usually Plumlee) in position to help on Harden on drives at all times. Harden has assists on 5 of Rockets 6 FGs.

Jonathan Feigen

Rockets have to turn to bench early. Down 19-7, Smith, Terry check in.

Lenn Robbins

#Nets out to a 12-2 lead. #Rockets call for time. #Houston has a problem. There, got it out of my system..#Apollo13 1 of my all-time faves

Jenny Dial Creech

Nets jump out to a 12-2 lead on the Rockets.

David Hardisty

Rockets need a timeout here. Nets haven't missed a shot (4-4) and Rockets struggling to make one. 12-2 Brooklyn out of the gate.

Devin Kharpertian

The Nets are up 12-2 on the Rockets.

Jonathan Feigen

Rockets courteously making sure they don't do anything until more fans get here. Down 12-2. Nets 4 of 4, Rockets 1 of 4 with 2 turnovers.

Jonathan Feigen

With Pat Beverley back, Rockets move to lineup No. 12 this season.

Jonathan Feigen

Former Rockets great Calvin Murphy reflects on his relationship with Earl Lloyd: “He was a great, great man.” blog.chron.com/ultimaterocket…

Tim Bontemps

Fans out in force here in Houston for Nets-Rockets Friday night: instagram.com/p/zoDPEss_y-/

Tom Lorenzo

Game Thread: Brooklyn #Nets at Houston Rockets, 8:00 PM EST sbnation.com/e/7884804 http://t.co/DgDwsocVhn

Jenny Dial Creech

Rockets honor Earl Lloyd prior to Friday's game vs. Nets blog.chron.com/ultimaterocket…

Rod Boone

Thaddeus Young working on his footwork pregame before tipoff vs. #Rockets: instagram.com/p/zn8-MHoWfB/

Howard Chen

#Rockets wearing black pregame shirts in honor of Earl Lloyd http://t.co/aforS6QN1M

Devin Kharpertian

Via @Houston Rockets, James Harden (ankle) and Pat Beverley (flu-like symptoms) are expected to play vs. Nets.

Ethan J. Skolnick

LeBron seemed OK w/ decision to sit, looking at big picture. Cavs have 5 games in 7 days, starting Sunday, inc Rockets, Hawks, Raptors.

Howard Chen

McHale: Harden, Beverley will both play tonight. Bev might see minutes limited. No limit for Harden. #Rockets

David Hardisty

The new Rockets team mural is up. Pablo on the left side, McDaniels holding up the right. http://t.co/kJ8b16tbyd

Jonathan Feigen

Rockets warming up in black shirts in honor of Earl Lloyd who passed last night. Will be an announcement pregame.

Jimmy Spencer

Predictions for the West final standings: 1. Warriors 2. Grizzlies 3. Blazers 4. Rockets 5. Spurs 6. Mavs 7. Clippers 8. Thunder

Jenny Dial Creech

Rockets liking the intense atmosphere at Toyota Center blog.chron.com/ultimaterocket…

Devin Kharpertian

Nets beat the Rockets last year, but Dwight didn’t play in that game.

Steve Kyler

Rockets vs Spurs using Fractional Counterpoints #ssac15 http://t.co/X3BmAYfwBX

Jonathan Feigen

Check tm tos. RT @SwHTown20: @Jonathan Feigen You said in your article about #Rockets that they committed 10 turnovers vs the Clips? Only 9

Chris Haynes

Quick Story: MRI reveals Kyrie Irving has left shoulder strain and will be reevaluated Sunday before game vs Rockets cleveland.com/cavs/index.ssf…

Gary Washburn

MRI on Kyrie Irving's left shoulder shows strain. He's out for #cavs game at #pacers tonight and will be re-evaluated before Sun vs #rockets

Rod Boone

James Harden (ankle) and Pat Beverly (flu) participated in #Rockets shootaround this morning, but are still questionable for tonight's game.

Jenny Dial Creech

No change in Rockets' injuries- Harden (ankle), Beverley (flu symptoms) are questionable. Howard (knee), Papanikolaou (ankle) are out.

Chris Sheridan

KJ McDaniels used to play for the #Sixers. Now he sits for the #Rockets, and the #NBA Rookie Rankings noticed sheridanhoops.com/2015/02/27/roo…

Jonathan Feigen

Officials for Rockets-Nets tonight: Bill Kennedy, Brian Forte and Kevin Scott.

Jonathan Feigen

ICYMI, Rockets reserves providing game-changing jolts of energy houstonchronicle.com/sports/rockets… via @HoustonChron

Jonathan Feigen

Tuesday's Rockets game vs. Hawks in Atlanta picked up by NBA-TV.

Steve Kyler

Daryl Morey explained that the numbers showed that Rockets were a better defensive team with Dikembe… instagram.com/p/zm7vhEwRHk/

Chris Vivlamore

Tuesday's Rockets at Hawks game will be on NBA TV. #ATLHawks

Steve Kyler

Jeff Van Gundy talks about the Rockets process of trading what became Rudy Gay and Stromile Swift for… instagram.com/p/zm4EdiwRBx/

Steve Kyler

Daryl Morey retells how he got the Rockets job #ssac15 instagram.com/p/zm30UpwRBM/

Melissa Rohlin

Five takeaways from the Clippers' 110-105 loss to Rockets latimes.com/sports/clipper…

Adi Joseph

Regarding analytics and ex-players: Kevin McHale coaches the Rockets. He was hired by Daryl Morey.

Melissa Rohlin

Rockets Coach Kevin McHale says team was focused on beating Clippers latimes.com/sports/clipper…

Jonathan Feigen

Pat Beverley (flu symptoms) practiced with the Rockets on Thursday. Was more of a walk-through and shooting practice so he was not tested.