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    Tuesday, February 12th (All times Eastern)

    Houston Rockets (28-25) at Golden State Warriors (30-21) 10:30 p.m.

    (Sports Network) - The last time the Houston Rockets and Golden State Warriors met, the Rockets matched some NBA history from long range and things got very chippy late in the game.

    The two teams will meet one week later at Oracle Arena Tuesday night and the Warriors haven't been the same since the Rockets made 23 3-pointers against them.

    Golden State dropped all four games on a recent road trip and the battle with Houston started the slide. With the Rockets chucking up 3's to tie the NBA record, Warriors coach Mark Jackson instructed his team to foul to prevent Houston from tying the mark.

    Draymond Green and Marcus Morris were both ejected late after a minor scuffle, but the Warriors struggled the rest of their trip. They fell to the Oklahoma City Thunder, Memphis Grizzlies and Dallas Mavericks.

    "We need to learn from our mistakes on that road trip," said center Andrew Bogut, who missed the OKC and Dallas games as he's still not ready to play back-to-back nights. "It is only four games, but it is a wake-up call."

    Steph Curry led the Warriors with 18 points against the Mavs on Saturday and five Golden State players scored in double figures. Jarrett Jack also missed the Dallas game with a bruised right shoulder and he's listed as questionable for Tuesday.

    The Warriors, who allowed 118.5 ppg during the disastrous road trip, unveiled new uniforms this week. They will wear the first-ever modern short-sleeve uniform, starting on Feb. 22 and for two other home games this season.

    The Rockets are 1-2 since the epic victory over the Warriors one week ago. They fell in Miami to the defending champion Heat, beat the Portland Trail Blazers at home, then lost to the Sacramento Kings in Sacramento, 117-111, on Sunday.

    James Harden led the way for the Rockets against the Kings with 30. Patrick Patterson, Omer Asik, Carlos Delfino and Jeremy Lin scored in double figures as well.

    Houston allowed the Kings to shoot 55 percent from the 3-point line and went 10-for-33 from beyond the arc.

    "They made some threes. They broke us down, got into the paint, collapsed us and made it," said Rockets coach Kevin McHale. "We talked about two things we didn't do: we didn't contain the ball which we had to do; they got where they wanted to go off the dribble, off the pick-and-roll, off Isaiah Thomas, off whoever had it, and offensive rebounds. They did both."

    The Kings tallied 15 offensive rebounds against the Rockets on Sunday.

    Houston won this season's earlier matchup and is 18-6 in its last 24 against the Warriors. The Rockets have taken six of their last eight in Golden State.

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      St Pete pet shelter reminds about vaccination Video included

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      Natalia Lima from Friends of Strays brought Vixen by the studio to remind us of the importance of vaccinating your pets. More>>

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      Pinellas deputy who broke up beach fight tells how he did it Video included

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      Pinellas County Sheriff's deputy Sgt. Bryan Bingham went viral a few weeks ago when a video surfaced of him breaking up a fight on St. Pete Beach. More>>

      New centre opens doors to business women in Tampa Bay Video included

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      Florida ranks fourth in the country for the number of women-owned businesses, contributing $77.4 billion to the state's economy. More>>

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      Updated:

      Every year, Morgan Auto Group hosts their annual Charity Polo Classic. It's an event unlike any other in this area.This year, it is taking place on March 21st and benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay and Children's Cancer Center. More>>

      Celebrating Music Education Spirit Week Video included

      Updated:

      We are celebrating kids who rock with Music Education Spirit Week! Lorri Naylor, a Lowry Elementary School teacher and a part of the Hillsborough County Elementary Music Educators Council, fills us in on the festivities.
      More>>

      USF 'Young Innovator' creates anti-bully band Video included

      Updated:

      Every year, USF holds their Young Innovator Competition, encouraging kids between kindergarten and 8th grade to invent something new or improve upon something that already exists. Meet Alexis Martin, this year's winner. The Anti-Bully Band she invented is her plan to stop bullying. More>>

      Tournament to honor Spring Hill firefighter

      Updated:

      In 2010, James Santella, a firefighter from Spring Hill, started having trouble putting his gear on. Shortly after, he was diagnosed with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.
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      Boys and Girls Clubs of the Suncoast 'Youth of the Year'

      Updated:

      Boys and Girls Clubs play a vital role in communities across the country. Here in the Bay Area, the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Suncoast serve as a safe place for local kids to learn and grow. Each year, they select somebody who promotes service to the club and shows strong moral character and academic success as their Youth of the Year. Recently, Kassindjaa Montague was given this honor. She sits down with Jenn to tell us her story. More>>

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