Houston Rockets Rumors
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James Harden declined to answer a question about the Warriors in the wake of the Rockets’ grinding out a 100-93 win in Game 5 on Wednesday to eliminate the Utah Jazz, saying he would wait and see what happened in Golden State’s series with the LA Clippers. That was Chris Paul’s plan, too, until Clint Capela blurted out the truth. “That’s what I want,” said Capela, the rising star center who created headlines last season by declaring to ESPN that he believed the Rockets were better than the Warriors when they executed well. “I want to face them.”