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Mike D'Antoni's system still works in today's NBA

In today's Rocket Fuel: Mike D'Antoni has got the Rockets humming along (and winning games), while a big part of their success has been the resurgence of Trevor Ariza. Also, D-MO is back!

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Well, somehow the Rockets escaped with a victory last night. But let's not dwell on the past, because there's too much Rockets news to get to! Make sure you're caught up with all of it with today's Rocket Fuel!

Mike D’Antoni has James Harden and the Houston Rockets humming to a familiar tune | The Washington Post

It took him eight years, but in Houston Mike D'Antoni finally has the team he needs to properly run his system -- and the results are showing that it still works.

Trevor Ariza's efficiency helping Rockets balanced offensive attack | The Step Back

The Houston Rockets' offense is en fuego right now and Trevor Ariza's perimeter efficiency has been key to their balanced attack.

Al Horford says bypassing the Rockets wasn't easy - Houston Rockets Blog- ESPN

Al Horford chose Boston during free agency, but Houston had an inside track that almost lured the big man. After last night, Boston can keep him.

Rockets reportedly match Nets' offer sheet for Donatas Motiejunas |

ICYMI, Donatas Motiejunas will remain in Houston. Finally, D-MO has come back! (You have to read that in a Rock voice of course)

NBA Coaches Continue to Lead Conversations on Society's Uncomfortable Issues | Bleacher Report

The NBA is really a league of its own, one that isn't afraid to touch social issues.