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A series defined by lost opportunities, Rockets fall 4-2 to Warriors

How many times have we read this story?

The opportunity was right there -- right in front of them -- and the Rockets couldn't grab it. Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson hit three huge triples late and the Rockets misfired down the stretch, falling 118-113 at home in Game 6.

That's it. They lose the series 4-2 and the season is done.

Where do the Rockets go from here? Good question. They were built for this moment and they faltered.

Chris Paul finally had a big game in the series, hitting 11-19 shots for 27 points, 11 rebounds and six assists. He finally looked like the Paul of last year, but it was too late.

James Harden finished with 35 points, eight boards and five assists, but had six costly turnovers, including two in the final two minutes that were daggers. Unfortunately, it's another season where a late-game performance will hang over his head.

Clint Capela was awful. Absolutely awful. He looked like a liability most of the series. Eric Gordon, shockingly, took just two three-point attempts in the game.

It's going to be a long summer and we'll be talking more about that soon.

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