Rockets announce 2016 Preseason schedule...

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  1. Clutch

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    Press release...

    Rockets Announce 2016 Preseason Schedule

    HOUSTON – The Houston Rockets announced their 2016 preseason schedule today, highlighted by their participation in NBA Global Games China 2016 presented by Master Kong. All seven of the Rockets preseason games will be broadcasted by ROOT SPORTS.

    The Rockets will play New Orleans in Shanghai on Sunday, Oct. 9 at the Mercedes-Benz Arena, followed by a rematch with the Pelicans in Beijing on Wednesday, Oct. 12 at The LeSports Center. This marks the Rockets first visit to Shanghai since playing the inaugural NBA game in China on Oct. 14, 2004.

    Prior to departing for China, the Rockets will play a pair of home games at Toyota Center on Sunday, Oct. 2 vs. the Shanghai Sharks and Tuesday, Oct. 4 vs. New York. The Sharks are owned by Rockets legend and soon to be inducted Hall of Famer Yao Ming. Rockets forward Michael Beasley played for the Sharks in 2014-15.

    Upon returning from China, the Rockets will host Memphis at Toyota Center on Saturday, Oct. 15 before closing out their remaining preseason schedule at Dallas on Wednesday, Oct. 19 and at San Antonio on Friday, Oct. 21.

    Below is the entire Rockets 2016 preseason schedule:

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    ROOT SPORTS™ is the television home of the Houston Rockets and Houston Astros. The network reaches approximately 4.2 million households across five states and delivers more than 250 live events each year- all of which are available in high definition. ROOT SPORTS Southwest is owned and operated by AT&T Sports Networks, which also operates regional sports networks in the Northwest, Pittsburgh and Rocky Mountain regions. The four networks combined reach approximately 13 million households across 22 states and own exclusive rights to produce and distribute live events from more than 25 teams and conferences.
     
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    (argh!!) Thanks, Clutch.
     
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    1st page!

    Finally! I've been waiting for the preseason schedule to be released!

    Thank you, Clutch.
     
  4. alethios

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    Both are at the TC though.
     
  5. Deckard

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    Good grief. I'm an idiot.
     
  6. clos4life

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    When is Media Day? I'm assuming they get (about) 1 week before their first game.
     
  7. smoothie

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    for everyone who doesn't think preseason matters....

    remember last year when they looked out of synch in preseason and everyone kept saying "its only preseason..."

    it was actually very telling about how they would play during the regular season. i want to see them be competitive, and look like they have some sort of plan they're trying to stick to. honestly, if they just show those 2 things they have a shot at another playoff appearance.
     
  8. tochiee22

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    Awwwwwwww snap y'all
    The countdown begins...
     
  9. Jayzers_100

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    Will be interesting to see Gordon and RA against New Orleans...
     
  10. RasaqBoi

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    Oct 2nd is like week earlier than the usual start.
     
  11. heypartner

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    Have they released the training camp schedule?

    All I could find is ORL starts theirs on Sept 27th. I think we get to start ours before other teams, due to Intl game schedules...like last year.

    fwiw: Looks like there could be an entire week of camp between the start and expiration of DMo's Qualifying Offer.
     
  12. iNoseBleedRed

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    QOFs in full force
     
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    Damn we really only have 3 weeks of no nba this year
     
  14. Brown Lost It

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    Shanghai and Beijing, should be fun for the players.
     
  15. Texanasiafan

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    You really should try to understand Asian's name first before acting like a comedian.
     
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    His name is Zhou Qi
     
  17. Lurch

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    When do tickets go on sale? I'm ready for some basketball.
     
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    Yao should pay for the Sharks! Would love to see the big guy back on the court lol
     
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    Thanks Clutch, been waiting for this!
     
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