HoopsHype Houston Rockets twitter
Seeing that some are having power outages-sorry for that! I will post the score regularly. Right now, Rockets up 75-64 with 8:07 in 3rd
Howard with a backhand slap on Bogut. Called a commun foul, but under review.
Dwight just gave a massive elbow/swing to Andrew Bogut. This is not going to go well.
Bogut was totally holding Dwight, but Dwight can't be swinging back like that.
Warriors really trying to take away Harden's left. He has two drives right early in the half, finishing the second with a slam.
Shaun Livingston, who has had an exceptional series, but is 2 of 6 tonight, starts the second half with Curry still out.
Smith gets first 2nd half points for Rockets- he is still 100 percent from the floor tonight with 17 points.
Shaun Livingston starts for Curry at the start of the second half.
Klay Thompson first Warrior onto the floor.
Draymond Green as Warriors enter locker room at half: "Keep fightin' back, fellas. I promise you they'll (effin) crack."
Every Rocket starter is in double figures: JSmith (15p), Ariza/Howard/Harden 12p each, Terry 10p. Rockets are 10-15 from three.
Klay Thompson has to take over and he's got 16 points.
Before leaving, Curry played 12 minutes went 3-7 from field with 11 points.
HALF: Rockets 69, Warriors 59. Klay played the role of Curry in 2Q as Warriors cut the once-25-point lead down to 7 before a Terry three.
Rockets lead 69-59 at half, their most points in a half this season. Warriors scored 37 in Q2, however, cutting lead from 25.
Rockets with a season-high 69 first half points.
Rockets lead, 69-59, Harden's pass sets up Terry 3 and he blocks Barnes at first half buzzer.
Harden threw in a 70-footer after the buzzer. They'll review, but too late.
Harden just hit an 80+ foot shot, but it was JUST after the halftime horn.
Harden just made a 90 foot bucket that won’t count. Still super entertaining though.
Rockets look a little disheveled.
Klay Thompson flipped the switch this quarter. No points in the 1st, 16 points so far in the 2nd.
Of course, Warriors have nothing in the neighborhood of a center on the floor. The entire lineup could share pants.
McHale pulls Howard who does not not happy to be taking a seat.
McHale pulls Howard for Brewer to counter Hack-A-Dwight.
Kerr slowing the game down here and trying to get back in it with Hack-A-Dwight with 2:05 left.
After starting 0-3 from the field, Klay Thompson has caught fire, making his five shots since, including three triples. 66-54 Rockets.
With Klay Thompson heating up, Kerr goes to a hack-a-Dwight. Howard is 2 of 5 from line. Rockets up 12.
Curry has a head contusion and is questionable to return.
Curry has a head contusion. Return questionable.
Huge 3 for Ariza. Warriors had closed to with 10. Ariza 3 stops run and adds a free throw for a four-point play.
Ariza with a four-point play, putting the Rockets back up by 14. Warriors had been charging hard.
Trevor Ariza hits a 3 and gets fouled by Shaun Livingston.
The lead is down to 10.
The Warriors have cut the lead to 13 now after that Klay Thompson 3-pointer.
Kerr called time out after Ariza's free throws. Good idea to get his team focused again. Even crowd is stunned.
It will be interesting if Curry returns. Team is down 57-36 here in the first half. Not sure if you bring him back if he could return.
The stretcher had come out and was ready if Curry needed it. So thank goodness he didn't need it and that he was able to walk off on his own
It looked like he crashed on the back of his neck or lower part of the head on that fall. So scary.
Curry headed to the back with doctors/trainers. Really do hope he is okay.
Curry is standing up. Standing O for him at the Toyota Center.
Rockets fans give Curry a standing ovation as he gets to his feet.
Fans now cheering for Curry as he sits up. He's been down a long time.
Looks like two team doctors from the Warriors are on the floor now.
Entire Warriors team on baseline around Curry. Frightening moment.
Scary fall and hard landing for Steph Curry as he went for the block on Ariza. Never wanna see anything like that. Hope he's okay.
Steph Curry took a nasty spill, flipped over Trevor Ariza and he is down. Rockets trainer Keith Jones was first to reach him.
Steph Curry took a bad fall trying to block an Ariza shot. Hit head pretty hard.
Oh my God… that looked horrible. Please let Curry be okay. That was awful.
Curry goes down hard trying to block a Trevor Ariza drive. He landed really hard on his back/head.
Andrew Bogut has three fouls, four rebounds, one assist in 11 minutes.
I hope Josh has a collard shirt.
Josh Smith has made his first six shots.
Josh Smith is like, "Wake me up when it's an elimination game." He's now 6-6 from the field. 52-29 Rockets.
Steve Kerr is freaking upset. That's putting it as clean as I can. Yelled at Joey Crawford and is steamed.
Steve Kerr looks, sounds ready to strangle somebody.
Rockets are getting their hands in the passing lanes tonight.
The 45 points also ties the Rockets franchise record for a playoff game.
Rockets 45 points not only their most of season, matches most ever in first quarter of a playoff game.
Rockets have made the same amount of three's (8) as total field goals by Golden State.
I mean, I expected the Rockets to look a lot better tonight. But this is the best they’ve looked any night.
Rockets hit 77.3 % overall in first quartrer, and 88.9 % on 3s, lead 45-22 after 1. Had 37 at halftime on Saturday.
Wow. Rockets lead Warriors 45-22 after one quarter. They are 8/9 on 3-pointers. Smith has 13, Harden has 10.
The Rockets scored 45 points in the first quarter. They scored 37 the entire first half of Game 3.
Rockets lead, 45-22, after one quarter. Josh Smith with 13 points to start the binge and James Harden with 10 to finish.
Rockets up 45-22 after one! They hit 8-9 threes in the first. Mark Jackson is going to demand Steve Kerr start fouling soon.
Rockets 15 rebounds, Warriors with seven with 43.9 left in the quarter.
Rockets up 43-22, the most points they have scored in any quarter this season. Shooting 76.2 % which would also be best of season.
Make it 8-9 from three. This is unreal. 42-22 Rockets, STILL first quarter.
Rockets had made 11-consecutive shots on way to 18-point lead, their largest of series. Warriors down 15 with 1:53 left in 1st.
Rockets are shooting 14-19 from the floor to start. Dubs are 8-20.
Rockets are communication much better on offense, pointing for guys to move around the floor, make the extra pass and take open shots.
The Rockets are 7/8 on 3-pointers tonight.
Rockets are 7-8 (!) from three-point range, now lead 37-20.
Prigioni hits a 3.
Green is bleeding or has a contact out. McHale isn't happy. Slows the game up.
McHale not happy that Green was given time to put a contact lens back in, but he was also bleeding.
Steph Curry is 3 of 5. Rest of Warriors are 2 of 10. Brewer checks in on Curry.
Jason Terry has two fouls and has to sit. He brought the defensive intensity. Let's see what Prigioni can do.
Tweak to the Rockets rotation. Terrence Jones in at center for Howard.
If Josh Smith (4-4 FG, 3-3 3P) makes every shot he takes tonight, I'm pretty sure the Rockets are going to win. 25-10 Rockets.
Josh Smith has made all three of his 3-pointers this evening.
Of the Rockets 19 points, 10 have come in the paint.