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2019 Schedule
65-17, 1st in Southwest
D'Antoni says Melo 'open' to coming off bench (0:15)
Will Melo trust D'Antoni in Houston? (1:10)
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23h

D'Antoni: Melo 'better fit' with Rockets than NYK

Mike D'Antoni says Carmelo Anthony will be a "better fit" with the Rockets than he was with the Knicks, and he won't have a problem coaching the veteran forward in Houston after their falling out six years ago in New York.

Max: Rockets will regress due to offseason moves (1:56)
Reunions for Kawhi, LeBron will be must-see moments (1:12)
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4dIan Begley

NBA releases schedule; Kawhi visits Spurs in Jan.

The NBA released its schedule for the 2018-19 season on Friday, with Kawhi Leonard, traded to Toronto in the offseason, scheduled to visit San Antonio in January.

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6dIan Begley

LeBron to face Rockets in first L.A. home game

The Los Angeles Lakers face the Golden State Warriors to highlight the Christmas Day schedule, and LeBron James' home debut as a Laker will be against the Houston Rockets on Oct. 20, the NBA announced in releasing part of its schedule.

Stephen A. on Melo: This year will be 'considerably better' (1:33)

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

League sources: The Thunder will visit the Rockets on Christmas.

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7d

CP3 donates $2.5M to Wake Forest basketball

Chris Paul is giving $2.5 million to Wake Forest basketball -- the school's largest donation by a former player. The new men's locker room will be named for him.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Nice job by Carmelo Anthony, whose foundation partnered with the NBPA and the City of Johannesburg to refurbish a basketball court in White City, Jabavu, Soweto. (Credit: Rae-Vaughn Lucas)

Bobby Marks ESPN 

Houston will create a $1.54M (+$100K) trade exception by sending the expiring contract of Chinanu Onuaku to Dallas. The Mavericks had $2.5M in room to acquire the former second-round pick. The Rockets now have 10 guaranteed contracts and 3 with non/partial, Michael Carter-Williams, Vincent Edwards and Zhou Qi. The luxury tax penalty now stands at $16.6M, a savings of $3.8M. The tax will increase once the roster is filled out.

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15dDave McMenamin

LeBron: New L.A. teammates share hoops love

LeBron James says people should evaluate his new Lakers teammates for their common love of basketball rather than their questionable reputations.

Can Melo redeem himself in Houston? (1:27)
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15dAdrian Wojnarowski

Sources: Melo finalizes Hawks contract buyout

Carmelo Anthony, who finalized a buyout Monday with the Hawks, plans to wait until clearing waivers Wednesday to officially tell the Rockets of his plans to sign a free-agent deal, league sources told ESPN.

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15dOhm Youngmisuk

NBA MVP Harden meets the Drew League MVP

The NBA offseason might be winding down, but don't tell that to James Harden -- or the Drew League champions with their own impressive MVP.

Harden shines in Drew League season debut (0:57)
Capela's extension good for his future (0:45)

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Team Stats

Points Per Game112.42nd
Rebounds Per Game43.5Tied-18th
Assists Per Game21.5Tied-26th
Points Allowed103.9Tied-6th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2017-186517.793
2016-175527.671
2015-164141.500
2014-155626.683