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Rockets enter All-Star break on NBA-best 7-game winning streak, but still looking for more


Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard, bottom, watches a loose ball as teammate James Harden, center, holds back Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal, left, during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Houston, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Richard Carson) (The Associated Press)

The Houston Rockets enter the All-Star break with an NBA-best seven-game winning streak and are third in the Western Conference.

The revamped team has come a long way, but as the Rockets prepare for the second half of the season they certainly aren't satisfied.

James Harden says: "We still have a long way to go and it's scary how good we can be."

Harden has continued to shine in his second season in Houston and as a starter, averaging 23.9 points a game and getting his second straight All-Star nod. He and first-year Rocket Dwight Howard have proven to be a difficult one-two punch for opponents to handle.

Howard is averaging 18.8 points and is fourth in the NBA with 12.5 rebounds a game.