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Houston Rockets (65-17)


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vs. GS 
W 98-94
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L 86-115
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vs. GS 
L 92-101
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Rockets get USC's Melton, Purdue's Edwards on draft night

HOUSTON (AP) The Houston Rockets believe they got a steal by adding Southern California's De'Anthony Melton with the 46th pick in the NBA Draft on Thursday night - and they aren't worried about his off-court headlines.

Melton was drafted by the Rockets following a season in which he was ruled ineligible because of an extra benefits scandal.

"He's a guy that if he had played we feel pretty comfortable that he would have been a top-20 pick," general manager Daryl Morey said. "So that's why we were really happy to get him there. I think he was a little out of sight, out of mind."

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Leaders
Points: James Harden30.4
Rebounds: Clint Capela10.8
Assists: James Harden8.8
FG%: Clint Capela65.2%
Steals: James Harden1.75
Blocks: Clint Capela1.86
Defense (Rank)
Points: 103.9 (7)
Rebounds: 42.0 (4)
Assists: 22.4 (11)
FG%: 46.2% (15)
FT%: 74.6% (3)
3P%: 35.1% (7)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 112.4 (2)
Rebounds: 43.5 (18)
Assists: 21.5 (26)
FG%: 46.0% (15)
FT%: 78.1% (9)
3P%: 36.2% (13)
Standings
Southwest Division
  W L Pct GB
xyz-Houston 65 17 .793 --
x-New Orleans 48 34 .585 17.0
x-San Antonio 47 35 .573 18.0
Dallas 24 58 .293 41.0
Memphis 22 60 .268 43.0
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
6/22/2018 Vincent Edwards Traded For cash considerations
4/11/2018 Tim Quarterman Waived
3/30/2018 Le'Bryan Nash Waived
3/30/2018 Tim Quarterman Signed as Free Agent
3/24/2018 Brandan Wright Waived
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Injuries
Date Player Status
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