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Player grades from Rockets’ nightmare night against the Miami Heat

If there’s such a thing as a panic button six games into a season, the Houston Rockets might be on the verge of pressing it. Yes, the season is still young and Houston is still a respectable 3-3 after six games, but the way the losses are coming has not been encouraging in the slightest.

Let’s first get the worst stats out of the way:

  • The 46 first-quarter points for the Heat was their all-time home record.
  • The Rockets’ 32-point deficit after the first quarter was the third-biggest in the shot-clock era, which started in 1954.