The Rockets are looking to continue their playoff push. They also made a couple of special stops in the D.C. area today.
The Rockets visited the Pentagon and Arlington National Cemetery, where Coach Kevin McHale, James Harden and Dwight Howard laid a wreath at the tomb the unknown soldier. McHale's dad fought in WWII. He said he did it for pops.
Kevin McHale, James Harden & Dwight Howard lay a wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldier. pic.twitter.com/qta2gX3Ido— Houston Rockets (@HoustonRockets) March 28, 2015
Howard was humbled to pay his respects for those who fought for our country.
With their win over the Timberwolves, the Rockets clinch a playoff spot, overtaking Memphis for the #2 seed in the Western Conference.
Harden said after the win over Memphis, "It put us in position to win the division and build momentum for the playoffs."