Sean Kilpatrick

Rockets extend streak to 10 games with 118-86 win over Bulls

Three straight lopsided wins by the Houston Rockets isn't exactly good preparation for the playoffs.

However, the Rockets believe their intensity in these games has showcased an important quality of the team.

"That's what we as a veteran group are supposed to do," Trevor Ariza said. "We're supposed to play the same way every game no matter who the opponent is. Because at the end of the day it's never about the other team for us. Our mindset has to be that it's always about us."

Eric Gordon scored 31 points and tied a career high with eight 3-pointers on a night James Harden sat out to rest, and the Rockets got their 10th straight win with a...

35°