A six game winning streak has the Houston Rockets right back in the thick of things in the Western Conference. At 9-7, Houston is currently sitting fourth in the Southwest Division but just a half game out of the lead in the tightly contested race.
As far as the conference race goes, is tied with Portland at 9-7 and are currently in ninth place. The Rockets are four games behind the Oklahoma City Thunder who lead the conference with a 13-3 record. Houston is just a half game out of what would be the eighth and final playoff spot trailing fellow Southwest Division teams Dallas and San Antonio.