Oct 19, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) reacts on the sideline during the fourth quarter against the New Orleans Pelicans at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports
Its game 5 of the 2015 Western Conference Finals, and the Houston Rockets are fighting to stay alive. Although no team has ever came back from a 0-3 deficit, the Rockets are still trying to keep their championship aspirations alive. However, after failing to slow down league MVP Stephen Curry, who had 26 points and 8 rebounds, The Golden State Warriors eliminated the Rockets and advance to the Finals for the first time in 40 years.
The 2014-15 NBA season may not have ended the way they wanted, but the Rockets are ready to build off of last season’s success. After a 111-86 loss to the San Antonio Spurs, the Rockets ended their preseason schedule under .500 with a 3-5 record.
However, do not let their preseason record alarm you, the Rockets have shown that they are ready to take the next step in pursuit of their first NBA title in 21 years. Now that the 2015-16 NBA season is just days away, here is what to expect from the Rockets this season.