The Extra Pass is a column that’s designed to give you a better look at a theme, team, player or scheme. Today, we look at the fastbreak of the Houston Rockets.
You’re probably aware of how brilliant James Harden has been, but this season has been about more than just Harden for Houston. The big news, of course, is that the Rockets are on pace to make the playoffs, but they’re also playing at the league’s fastest pace and shooting the most 3-pointers. How are they doing it? We examined Houston’s lightning quick transition offense in this video breakdown: