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Houston Rockets Photos

Houston Rockets Photos

  1. New Orleans Pelicans' Dante Cunningham (44) loses the ball between Houston Rockets' Dwight Howard, left, and James Harden (13) dring the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Houston. The Pelicans won 99-90. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

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    Houston Rockets' James Harden (13) reaches around New Orleans Pelicans' Dante Cunningham (44) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Houston. The Pelicans won 99-90. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

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  2. New Orleans Pelicans' Anthony Davis, center, runs up against Houston Rockets' Dwight Howard (12) as Trevor Ariza reaches for the ball during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Houston. The Pelicans won 99-90. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

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    Houston Rockets' Patrick Beverley (2) reaches in to knock the ball away from New Orleans Pelicans' Jrue Holiday (11) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Houston. The Pelicans won 99-90. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

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  3. Houston Rockets' Dwight Howard (12) pushes New Orleans Pelicans' Ryan Anderson (33) and is called for an offensive foul during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Houston. The Pelicans won 99-90. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

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    Houston Rockets' Dwight Howard, right, reaches to block a shot by New Orleans Pelicans' Jrue Holiday during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Houston. The Pelicans won 99-90. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

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  4. New Orleans Pelicans' Ryan Anderson (33) blocks a shot by Houston Rockets' James Harden during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Houston. The Pelicans won 99-90. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

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    New Orleans Pelicans' Jrue Holiday (11) steals the ball from Houston Rockets' James Harden during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Houston. The Pelicans won 99-90. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

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  5. HOUSTON, TX - DECEMBER 18: HOUSTON, TX - DECEMBER18: Patrick Beverley #2 of the Houston Rockets defends against Jrue Holiday #11 of the New Orleans Pelicans during their game at the Toyota Center on December18, 2014 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

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    HOUSTON, TX - DECEMBER 18: HOUSTON, TX - DECEMBER18: Head coach Kevin McHale of the Houston Rockets greets Dwight Howard #12 after Howard passed his career blocked-shot record during their game against the New Orleans Pelicans at the Toyota Center on December18, 2014 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

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