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Houston Rockets lose again in Vegas to D-League Select 89-71

By Tamberlyn Richardson
Feb 6, 2016; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets forward Montrezl Harrell (35) reacts while playing against the Portland Trail Blazers in the second half at Toyota Center. Portland won 96 to 79. Mandatory Credit: Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports
Feb 6, 2016; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets forward Montrezl Harrell (35) reacts while playing against the Portland Trail Blazers in the second half at Toyota Center. Portland won 96 to 79. Mandatory Credit: Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports
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The Houston Rockets wrapped up their introductory round in Vegas Summer League with a loss to the D-League Select team.

Houston Rockets finish the first segment of their schedule in Vegas with a second loss to enter the playoff round 1-2. This second loss came at the hands of the D-League Select team: 71-89.

Houston did themselves no favors with 16 turnovers and poor free throw shooting. Just like their first 2 games the existing players were the best Rockets on the court.

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This time round

Montrezl Harrell

spearheaded H-Towns efforts scoring 18 points and 8 rebounds.

With a third straight solid outing Sam Dekker showcased a more well rounded effort scoring 11 points along with 3 rebounds and 8 assists.

Also continuing his strong Vegas production was K.J. McDaniels with 15 points, 7 rebounds, an assist, a steal and 3 blocks.

The Rockets record will now factor in along with the other 23 teams in the tournament. Given their 2 losses Houston will likely have to play in the first round while the 8 teams with the best records will get a by to the second round.

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