Curry, short-handed Warriors knock out Rockets in Game 6

Sports 05/10/19, 23:10

Stephen Curry scored all 33 of his points in the second half and the Golden State Warriors overcame Kevin Durant's absence to finish off Houston in six games, beating the Rockets 118-113 on Friday night to advance to the Western Conference finals.Klay Thompson added 27 points to help the two-time ...

Warriors look to eliminate Rockets on Friday without Durant

Sports 05/09/19, 17:11

In the Western Conference finals last season, the Houston Rockets had home-court advantage and took a 3-2 lead over the Golden State Warriors before Houston star Chris Paul went down with a hamstring injury that kept him out for the rest of the series.As these teams prepare for Game 6 ...

Harden helps Rockets tie up series with Warriors

Basketball 05/07/19, 02:24

James Harden scored 38 points and the Houston Rockets held on for a 112-108 win over the Golden State Warriors on Monday night to even their Western Conference semifinals series at 2-2.The Rockets were up by nine before the Golden State scored the next seven points, capped by a 3 ...

Harden scores 38 as Rockets even series with Warriors

Sports 05/06/19, 23:20

James Harden scored 38 points and the Houston Rockets held on for a 112-108 win over the Golden State Warriors on Monday night to even their Western Conference semifinals series at 2-2.The Rockets were up by nine before the Golden State scored the next seven points, capped by a 3 ...

Durant leads the way again, Warriors lead Rockets 2-0

Sports 05/01/19, 00:24

Kevin Durant scored 29 points and established an early defensive tone against James Harden, leading the Golden State Warriors past the Houston Rockets 115-109 on Tuesday night for a 2-0 lead in their Western Conference semifinal.Harden got hit in both eyes early but was able to return and finished with ...

Warriors edge Rockets, Celtics beat Bucks in openers

Basketball 04/28/19, 17:36

Kevin Durant scored 35 points in outdueling James Harden and the Golden State Warriors held off the Houston Rockets 104-100 on Sunday in the opener of what is shaping up to be a sensational best-of-seven Western Conference semifinal. Houston's Chris Paul was ejected with 4.4 seconds left for a second technical. ...

Durant’s 35 points carry Warriors past Rockets in Game 1

Sports 04/28/19, 17:25

Kevin Durant scored 35 points in outdueling James Harden and the Golden State Warriors held off the Houston Rockets 104-100 on Sunday in the opener of what is shaping up to be a sensational best-of-seven Western Conference semifinal. Houston's Chris Paul was ejected with 4.4 seconds left for a second technical. ...

Rockets eager for another chance at the champion Warriors

Basketball 04/27/19, 16:27

From coach Mike D'Antoni to his stars James Harden and Chris Paul and all the rest of the Rockets, another chance at the champion Golden State Warriors has been on their mind for months.Golden State and Houston will face off in the playoffs for the fourth time in five years ...

Rockets advance, wait to see if they’ll get shot at Warriors

Sports 04/25/19, 02:10

Minutes after the Houston Rockets eliminated the Utah Jazz to advance to the Western Conference semifinals for the third straight season they were already looking ahead to the possibility of getting another shot at the Golden State Warriors."That's what I want," center Clint Capela said. "I want to face them."Veteran ...

Harden helps Rockets eliminate Jazz with 100-93 win

Basketball 04/24/19, 21:45

James Harden scored 26 points and the Houston Rockets outlasted the Utah Jazz 100-93 on Wednesday night to win their first-round playoff series 4-1.The Rockets advanced to the Western Conference semifinals for the third straight season and will face the winner of the Los Angeles Clippers-Golden State Warriors series.Ricky Rubio ...

Jazz stave off elimination with 107-91 win over Rockets

Sports 04/23/19, 00:22

Donovan Mitchell scored 19 of his 31 points in the fourth quarter to rally the Utah Jazz to a 107-91 victory over the Houston Rockets in Game 4 of their Western Conference series on Monday night.Jae Crowder added 23 points. Ricky Rubio chipped in 18 points and 11 assists and ...

Rockets beat Jazz 104-101 for 3-0 series lead

Sports 04/21/19, 00:55

James Harden overcome a horrible shooting performance and scored 14 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter, leading the Houston Rockets to a 104-101 win over the Utah Jazz for a commanding 3-0 lead in their first-round playoff series.Harden made a 3-pointer and added two free throws with 42.4 ...

Gordon X-factor for Rockets as playoffs begin against Jazz

Basketball 04/13/19, 16:20

Ask James Harden what Eric Gordon means to the Houston Rockets and the Beard answers immediately."Everything," he said.While much of the focus in Houston's first-round series with the Utah Jazz will be on Harden and Chris Paul, Gordon might be the X-factor that could key the Rockets to a win ...

George hits game-winner as Thunder rally to beat Rockets

Sports 04/09/19, 23:31

Paul George hit the game-winning 3-pointer with 1.8 seconds left, and the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied from 14 points down in the fourth quarter to beat the Houston Rockets 112-111 on Tuesday night.Russell Westbrook had 29 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists for his 33rd triple-double of the season and ...

Harden’s 31 leads Rockets’ 135-103 rout of Clippers

Sports 04/04/19, 00:00

James Harden scored 31 points, Chris Paul added 29 points, and the Houston Rockets routed the Los Angeles Clippers 135-103 on Wednesday night in a potential playoff preview.Clint Capela had 24 points and 15 rebounds to help the Rockets win their fourth in a row. They showed little fatigue in ...

Bledsoe scores 23 to lead Bucks past Rockets, 108-94

Basketball 03/26/19, 21:53

Eric Bledsoe scored 23 points, including 16 in a decisive third quarter, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Houston Rockets 108-94 on Tuesday night.Giannis Antetokounmpo had 19 points and 14 rebounds for Milwaukee, which improved to an NBA-best 56-19.James Harden scored 23 and Chris Paul 19 for Houston, which lost ...

Harden scores 28, Rockets beat Pelicans 113-90

Basketball 03/24/19, 20:21

James Harden scored 28 points in a little less than 29 minutes, and the Houston Rockets downed the New Orleans Pelicans 113-90 on Sunday night.Chris Paul had 10 points and 13 assists, and Eric Gordon added 18 points for the Rockets, who hit 21 3s in winning for the fifth ...

Star guards Howard and Morant headline Marquette-Murray St

Sports 03/20/19, 15:43

Murray State's Ja Morant and Marquette's Markus Howard have much in common: Point guards, prolific scorers, conference players of the year, All-America contenders. And, apparently, promptness.Morant and Howard struck up a friendship last summer at NBA All-Star Chris Paul's camp for elite guards."We were the first two people to show ...

Harden, Capela lead Rockets to easy win over Hawks

Basketball 03/19/19, 21:10

James Harden had 31 points and 10 assists, Clint Capela added 26 points and 11 rebounds and the Houston Rockets won their third straight game with a 121-105 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night.The Rockets have won 12 of 13 and have 10 wins in their last 13 ...

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