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The Rockets talk a big game, but never back it up

In today's Rocket Fuel, the Rockets say the right stuff, but never back it up. Plus, should the NBA shorten the first round?

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Besides the Steph Curry news, it has been a slow week of Rockets news and rumors. Regardless, make sure you are caught up on the latest of them with today's Rocket Fuel!

Dwight Howard says egos and pride getting in way of Rockets' success | Houston Chronicle

All season the Rockets have talked a big game but not played one.

Stephen Curry out at least 2 weeks with sprained right knee | USA Today

In case you have been living under a rock for the past day, Steph Curry will be out for the next 2 weeks.

Lakers consider Luke Walton, Jeff Van Gundy as next head coach | Sports Rageous

It looks like the Rockets will have some competition for Jeff Van Gundy.

N.B.A. Should Cut to the Chase With a Best-of-3 First Round - The New York Times

In late April, the N.B.A. playoff season has an event horizon out there at the edge of Alpha Centauri, with long series and long games.