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Three-pointers: Takeaways from Rockets’ win over Denver



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Houston Rockets forward Troy Williams (14) screams as he tried to maintain control of the ball against Houston Rockets center Nene Hilario (42) during the second half Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston. less
Houston Rockets forward Troy Williams (14) screams as he tried to maintain control of the ball against Houston Rockets center Nene Hilario (42) during the second half Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota … more


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Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon (10) drives to the basket against Denver Nuggets defense during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston.

Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon (10) drives to the basket against Denver Nuggets defense during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston.


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Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon (10) drives to the basket against Denver Nuggets guard Emmanuel Mudiay (0) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston. less
Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon (10) drives to the basket against Denver Nuggets guard Emmanuel Mudiay (0) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in … more


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Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley (2) drives around Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray (27) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston.

Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley (2) drives around Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray (27) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston.


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Houston Rockets guard Lou Williams (12) goes up for a basket against Denver Nuggets forward Juan Hernangomez (41) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston. less
Houston Rockets guard Lou Williams (12) goes up for a basket against Denver Nuggets forward Juan Hernangomez (41) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, … more


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Referee Danny Crawford has a discussion with Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston.

Referee Danny Crawford has a discussion with Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston.


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Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) reacts after expecting a foul to be called during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston.

Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) reacts after expecting a foul to be called during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston.


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Houston Rockets guard Lou Williams (12) goes up for a basket against Denver Nuggets guard Will Barton (5) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston. less
Houston Rockets guard Lou Williams (12) goes up for a basket against Denver Nuggets guard Will Barton (5) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in … more


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Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley (2) checks to see if the ball is inflated properly, as official, Danny Crawford, prepares to tip off during the first half of an NBA game, Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston. less
Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley (2) checks to see if the ball is inflated properly, as official, Danny Crawford, prepares to tip off during the first half of an NBA game, Monday, March 20, 2017, at the … more


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Houston Rockets forward Sam Dekker (7) and Denver Nuggets guard Gary Harris (14) reach for a loose ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston.

Houston Rockets forward Sam Dekker (7) and Denver Nuggets guard Gary Harris (14) reach for a loose ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston.


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Houston Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston.

Houston Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston.


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Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (15) tries to stop Denver Nuggets guard Gary Harris (14) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston.

Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (15) tries to stop Denver Nuggets guard Gary Harris (14) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston.


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Houston Rockets forward Ryan Anderson (3) falls back against Denver Nuggets forward Nikola Jokic (15) on a rebound attempt during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston. less
Houston Rockets forward Ryan Anderson (3) falls back against Denver Nuggets forward Nikola Jokic (15) on a rebound attempt during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota … more


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Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (15) battles against Denver Nuggets guard Will Barton (5) for a rebound during the second half Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston.

Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (15) battles against Denver Nuggets guard Will Barton (5) for a rebound during the second half Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston.


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Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (15) battles against Denver Nuggets guard Will Barton (5) for a rebound during the second half Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston.

Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (15) battles against Denver Nuggets guard Will Barton (5) for a rebound during the second half Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston.


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Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) reacts after getting called for a foul during the second half Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston.

Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) reacts after getting called for a foul during the second half Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston.


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Houston Rockets forward Troy Williams (14) screams as he tried to maintain control of the ball against Houston Rockets center Nene Hilario (42) during the second half Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston. less
Houston Rockets forward Troy Williams (14) screams as he tried to maintain control of the ball against Houston Rockets center Nene Hilario (42) during the second half Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota … more


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Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) goes up for a basket during the second half Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston.

Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) goes up for a basket during the second half Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston.


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Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley (2) celebrates his three-point basket during the second half Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston.

Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley (2) celebrates his three-point basket during the second half Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston.


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Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley (2) battles for control of a loose ball with Denver Nuggets guard Will Barton (5) during the second half Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston.

Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley (2) battles for control of a loose ball with Denver Nuggets guard Will Barton (5) during the second half Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston.


Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley (2) battles for control of a loose ball with Denver Nuggets guard Will Barton (5) during the second half Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston.

Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley (2) battles for control of a loose ball with Denver Nuggets guard Will Barton (5) during the second half Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston.


Photo: Karen Warren, Houston Chronicle

Houston Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni reacts after a foul was called during the second half Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston.

Houston Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni reacts after a foul was called during the second half Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston.


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Houston Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni reacts after a foul was called during the second half Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston.

Houston Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni reacts after a foul was called during the second half Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston.


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Houston Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni yells at referee Danny Crawford after a foul was called during the second half Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston.

Houston Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni yells at referee Danny Crawford after a foul was called during the second half Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston.


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Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) celebrates the Rocket’s 125-124 win with his mother after the game, Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston.

Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) celebrates the Rocket’s 125-124 win with his mother after the game, Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston.


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Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) celebrates the Rocket’s 125-124 win with his mother after the game, Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston.

Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) celebrates the Rocket’s 125-124 win with his mother after the game, Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston.


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Houston Rockets guards James Harden (13) and Patrick Beverley (2) celebrate after Harden’s game-winning basket put the Rockets up 125-124 during the second half Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston. less
Houston Rockets guards James Harden (13) and Patrick Beverley (2) celebrate after Harden’s game-winning basket put the Rockets up 125-124 during the second half Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in … more


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Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (15) reacts after getting called for a foul during the second half Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston.

Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (15) reacts after getting called for a foul during the second half Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston.


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Denver Nuggets guard Gary Harris (14) passes the ball under the basket during the second half Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston.

Denver Nuggets guard Gary Harris (14) passes the ball under the basket during the second half Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston.


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Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (15) tries to keep the ball inbound after falling to the floor against Denver Nuggets forward Nikola Jokic (15) during the second half Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota Center, in Houston. less
Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (15) tries to keep the ball inbound after falling to the floor against Denver Nuggets forward Nikola Jokic (15) during the second half Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Toyota … more


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