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3-0 Rockets, finding defense, await Grizzlies

HOUSTON -- It was an expected answer to a question that was sure to yield this precise response, with Houston Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni offering measured praise over the promising start enjoyed by his unbeaten team with the first week of the schedule set to bleed into the second.

After the Rockets (3-0) survived a grudge match against the reigning champion Warriors, won again the next night in Sacramento, then cruised to an easy victory over an in-state rival, D'Antoni was pressed to assess where his team stood at this early stage of this season.

The Rockets were without offseason acquisition Chris Paul in their victories over the Kings and Dallas Mavericks, but the point guard's absence did little to undermine the commitment to defense.

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Leaders
Points: Marc Gasol24.0
Rebounds: Marc Gasol12.5
Assists: Mike Conley5.0
FG%: James Ennis III100.0%
Steals: Dillon Brooks2.50
Blocks: Marc Gasol2.50
Defense (Rank)
Points: 96.0 (6)
Rebounds: 48.5 (24)
Assists: 17.5 (2)
FG%: 38.7% (1)
FT%: 83.9% (28)
3P%: 30.2% (8)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 107.0 (14)
Rebounds: 42.5 (23)
Assists: 19.5 (26)
FG%: 44.4% (19)
FT%: 69.2% (26)
3P%: 33.9% (17)
Standings
Southwest Division
  W L Pct GB
Houston 3 0 1.000 --
Memphis 2 0 1.000 0.5
San Antonio 2 0 1.000 0.5
New Orleans 1 2 .333 2.0
Dallas 0 3 .000 3.0
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
10/16/2017 Rade Zagorac Waived
10/16/2017 Wade Baldwin IV Waived
10/14/2017 Durand Scott Waived
10/6/2017 Jeremy Morgan Waived
10/6/2017 Durand Scott Signed as Free Agent
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Injuries
Date Player Status
10/19/2017 JaMychal Green Sprained left ankle
10/17/2017 Wayne Selden Jr. Sore quad
8/8/2017 Ben McLemore Foot surgery
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