Houston Rockets: Prospective Playoff Opponents
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With 6 games remaining, the Houston Rockets’ regular season is winding down, and the Rockets are peaking at just the right time. With an 8-2 record in their last ten games, and the return of All-Star center Dwight Howard, Houston is going to be a load for whoever they play in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs. However, their opponent in the opening playoff games has yet to be determined. Houston will likely end up with either the 2nd or 3rd seeds, matching them up with the 7th or 6th seed, respectively. Thus, there are three teams we are likely to face.
Los Angeles Clippers
This would not be an ideal match-up for the Rockets, as the Clippers have been a matchup nightmare for Houston all season. The two teams split the season series, with Houston winning the most recent two. However, the Clippers were missing Blake Griffin in one of those games, and Dwight Howard missed all four games, so those games are not completely indicative of how a playoff series between the
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