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Game 6: Rockets 92, Blazers 76

Rockets win series 4-2

Rockets Blast Into the Second Round

Rockets Blast Into the Second Round

Behind Ron Artest and Yao Ming, the Rockets cruised past the Blazers 92-76 in Game 6, advancing out of the first round for the first time since the 1996-97 season. Next up for Houston: the top-seeded Lakers.  Watch Now

Postgame: McMillan

Nate McMillan on losing Game 6 and the series to the Rockets.

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Postgame: Rick Adelman

Rick Adelman on advancing and what it means to the team.

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Best In the League?

Ron Artest says Brandon Roy is better than Kobe and LeBron.

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A Survival Story

The Blazers-Rockets series has deep meaning for one fan.

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Yao's Pefect Performance Pulverizes Portland

Rockets 108, Trail Blazers 81

Yao Ming went nine-for-nine from the field (and six-for-six at the line) as Houston rolled over Portland in Game 1.

QUICK STATS
Rockets
Trail Blazers
     
    • 58.5%

    • 41.7%

    • 38.1%

    • 9.1%

    • 85.7%

    • 62.5%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
  HOU POR
Turnovers: 3 1
Fast Break Pts: 5 5
Biggest Lead: 31 0
Unanswered Pts: 0 2
Points in the Paint: 32 50
 

Game 1 highlights

Yao Ming scored 24 points in the Rockets' 108-81 Game 1 victory.

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Roy, Blazers Ground Rockets

Trail Blazers 107, Rockets 103

True to form, the Blazers went into the second half with the lead and never looked back as Brandon Roy notched 42 points to tie the series at 1-1.

QUICK STATS
Rockets
Trail Blazers
     
    • 50.0%

    • 51.4%

    • 35.0%

    • 45.5%

    • 68.8%

    • 72.2%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
  HOU POR
Turnovers: 10 6
Fast Break Pts: 8 9
Biggest Lead: 7 8
Unanswered Pts: 0 2
Points in the Paint: 28 40
 

Game 2 highlights

Brandon Roy dropped in 42 points as Portland evened up the series 1-1.

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Scola, Rockets hold on to beat Portland

Rockets 86, Trail Blazers 83

Luis Scola scored 19 points and the Rockets bottled up Brandon Roy in an 86-83 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night that gave Houston a 2-1 lead in the first-round series.

QUICK STATS
Trail Blazers
Rockets
     
    • 42.1%

    • 46.4%

    • 43.5%

    • 33.3%

    • 90.0%

    • 79.2%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
  POR HOU
Turnovers: 13 14
Fast Break Pts: 9 9
Biggest Lead: 2 17
Unanswered Pts: 0 1
Points in the Paint: 30 40
 

Game 3 highlights

The Rockets held off the Blazers for a 86-83 Game 3 win in Houston.

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Rockets Climb Within One Win of Advancing

Rockets 89, Trail Blazers 88

Shane Battier delivered at both ends, hitting a pair of clutch 3-pointers late in the fourth and blocking Brandon Roy's shot.

QUICK STATS
Trail Blazers
Rockets
     
    • 45.7%

    • 39.8%

    • 46.7%

    • 56.2%

    • 100.0%

    • 63.6%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
  POR HOU
Turnovers: 13 9
Fast Break Pts: 9 3
Biggest Lead: 7 11
Unanswered Pts: 3 0
Points in the Paint: 28 32
 

Game 4 highlights

The Rockets snapped a six-game losing streak in Game 4s with their win.

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Blazers Hold Off Elimination

Trail Blazers 88, Rockets 77

The Blazers live to play another day as they prevented the Rockets from locking up a second-round berth. Portland won 88-77 on Tuesday night.

QUICK STATS
Rockets
Trail Blazers
     
    • 45.2%

    • 45.8%

    • 20.0%

    • 42.9%

    • 80.0%

    • 69.6%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
  HOU POR
Turnovers: 17 12
Fast Break Pts: 7 5
Biggest Lead: 4 13
Unanswered Pts: 2 0
Points in the Paint: 32 20
 

Game 5 highlights

Brandon Roy powered Portland to a big Game 5 victory over Houston.

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Rockets Get Long-Awaited Series Win

Rockets 92, Trail Blazers 76

Houston reached the second round for the first time since 1997, beating the Portland Trail Blazers 92-76 in Game 6.

QUICK STATS
Trail Blazers
Rockets
     
    • 42.3%

    • 46.2%

    • 36.4%

    • 37.5%

    • 75.0%

    • 78.6%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
  POR HOU
Turnovers: 15 8
Fast Break Pts: 4 0
Biggest Lead: 4 20
Unanswered Pts: 0 0
Points in the Paint: 36 34
 

Game 6 highlights

Ron Artest scored 27 points to help Houston finish off Portland.

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TRAIL BLAZERS STATS
  SEASON PLAYOFFS
     
FG% 0.000 0.447
FT% 0.000 0.763
Points 0.0 87.2
Rebounds 0.0 36.3
Assists 0.0 14.7
Steals 0.0 6.0
Blocks 0.0 7.5
3-Point % 0.000 0.388
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ROCKETS STATS
  SEASON PLAYOFFS
     
FG% 0.000 0.447
FT% 0.000 0.768
Points 0.0 91.5
Rebounds 0.0 40.5
Assists 0.0 17.0
Steals 0.0 6.2
Blocks 0.0 3.2
3-Point % 0.000 0.328
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HOU win series 4-2
1 - HOU 108 | POR 81 Highlights Info
2 - HOU 103 | POR 107 Highlights Info
3 - POR 83 | HOU 86 Highlights Info
4 - POR 88 | HOU 89 Highlights Info
5 - HOU 77 | POR 88 Highlights Info
6 - POR 76 | HOU 92 Highlights Info
 

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