Jazz shut down Rockets for 118-91 victory

Basketball 12/07/18, 01:09

Derrick Favors had 24 points and 10 rebounds off the bench to help the Utah Jazz overcome Rudy Gobert's quick ejection and coast to a 118-91 victory over the Houston Rockets on Thursday night.Joe Ingles added 18 points and six rebounds for the Jazz. Utah (13-13) won for the fourth ...

The Timberwolves, finally, are getting it done on defense

Sports 12/04/18, 18:17

With a baseline drive by Chris Paul and a bounce pass into the paint to Clint Capela, the Houston Rockets had what appeared to be an uncontested dunk early in the fourth quarter that would have cut Minnesota's lead to five points.Robert Covington closed in from behind, stopped the 6-foot-10 ...

Rockets trounce Spurs 136-105 to snap four-game skid

Basketball 11/30/18, 22:49

Clint Capela had 27 points and 12 rebounds, James Harden had 23 points and 10 assists and the Houston Rockets handed the San Antonio Spurs their second straight lopsided defeat, 136-105 on Friday night.Chris Paul added 14 points and 10 assists as Houston was able to sit its starters for ...

Sexton scores 29 as Cavs hold off Harden, Rockets 117-108

Basketball 11/24/18, 22:13

Rookie Collin Sexton scored a season-high 29 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers overcame 40 points by Houston's James Harden to win consecutive games for the first time this season, beating the Rockets 117-108 on Saturday night.Sexton, taken with the eighth pick in the draft, was 14 for 21 from the ...

Harden nets 34, Rockets win 4th straight 132-112 over Kings

Basketball 11/17/18, 22:30

James Harden had 34 points and eight assists, and the Houston Rockets used a big first-half run on the way to their fourth straight victory, a 132-112 win over the Sacramento Kings on Saturday night.Harden, who shot 10 of 17 from the field, had 15 points in the third quarter. ...

Harden scores 22 points, Rockets beat Nuggets 109-99

Basketball 11/13/18, 23:48

James Harden scored 19 of his 22 points in the second half and the Houston Rockets pulled away to beat Denver 109-99 on Tuesday night, sending the Nuggets to a fourth straight loss.Harden also had 11 assists, with several going to Clint Capela, who led the Rockets with 24 points, ...

Nuggets mired in 3-game slump with Rockets arriving in town

Basketball 11/12/18, 19:18

Nuggets coach Michael Malone kept the mood light at practice Monday and the lectures to a minimum.No reason to get too worked up over Denver's current three-game skid. After all, this is the same bunch that began 9-1 for one of the best starts in franchise history.Malone's missive to his ...

Harden leads Rockets to 1st home win, 115-103 over Pacers

Basketball 11/11/18, 23:15

James Harden scored a season-high 40 points and Chris Paul added 26 to help the Houston Rockets to their first home win of the season, 115-103, over the Indiana Pacers on Sunday night.Clint Capela had 18 points and seven rebounds for the Rockets, who had lost the last two games ...

Harden’s 40 lifts Rockets to 1st home win 115-103 over Indy

Basketball 11/11/18, 22:38

James Harden scored a season-high 40 points and Chris Paul added 26 to help the Houston Rockets to their first home win of the season, 115-103, over the Indiana Pacers on Sunday night.The Rockets, who had lost the last two games of a season-long five-game road trip, dropped their first ...

Aldridge’s double-double helps Spurs hold off Rockets 96-89

Basketball 11/11/18, 00:16

LaMarcus Aldridge had 27 points and 10 rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs held on to beat the Houston Rockets 96-89 on Saturday night.DeMar DeRozan had a season-low 13 points, but added 11 rebounds in 39 minutes as San Antonio snapped a two-game skid.James Harden had 25 points to lead ...

Thunder top Rockets without Westbrook for 7th straight win

Basketball 11/08/18, 23:41

Paul George scored 20 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Houston Rockets 98-80 on Thursday night without point guard Russell Westbrook for their seventh straight victory.Westbrook missed his second consecutive game with a sprained left ankle. George also had 11 rebounds, six assists and six steals. The Thunder ...

Paul, Anthony help Rockets top Nets 119-111, end 4-game skid

Basketball 11/02/18, 22:10

Chris Paul had 32 points, 11 assists and seven rebounds, Carmelo Anthony added a season-high 28 points and the Houston Rockets snapped a four-game losing streak with a 119-111 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Friday night.Clint Capela finished with 22 points and 13 rebounds, and Eric Gordon contributed 21 ...

Lakers’ Ingram grateful 4-game suspension wasn’t harsher

Basketball 10/22/18, 22:00

Brandon Ingram is grateful he wasn't punished more harshly for his role in the fight that got the Los Angeles Lakers' season off to a weird start.Ingram began his four-game suspension Monday night when the Lakers hosted the San Antonio Spurs.Los Angeles Lakers' Rajon Rondo (9) defends on Houston Rockets' ...

Led by bench, Clippers hang on to beat Rockets 115-112

Basketball 10/21/18, 23:36

Montrezl Harrell led a fourth-quarter charge by the Clippers' reserves with 17 points, and Los Angeles defeated the Houston Rockets 115-112 on Sunday night.Harrell and the bench helped the Clippers erase a four-point deficit late in the third, with Luc Mbah a Moute's 3-pointer giving them the lead for good.Tobias ...

NBA suspends Ingram, Rondo, Paul in Lakers-Rockets dustup

Basketball 10/21/18, 21:07

Lakers teammates Brandon Ingram and Rajon Rondo and Chris Paul of the Rockets were suspended without pay Sunday for an on-court fight, with Paul taking the heaviest financial hit.Ingram was suspended four games, Rondo will sit out three games and Paul two games. The NBA handed down the punishments a ...

Fight in LeBron’s home Lakers debut, 124-115 loss to Houston

Basketball 10/21/18, 01:33

LeBron James scored 24 points for the Los Angeles Lakers in his wild home debut, which included three players getting ejected for fighting late in the fourth quarter of the Houston Rockets' 124-115 victory Saturday night.Chris Paul and the Lakers' Brandon Ingram and Rajon Rondo were tossed with 4:13 to ...

Davis, Mirotic lead Pelicans past Rockets 131-112

Basketball 10/17/18, 22:49

Anthony Davis had 32 points, 16 rebounds and eight assists while Nikola Mirotic scored 30 points to lead the New Orleans Pelicans to a 131-112 win over the Houston Rockets in their season opener on Wednesday night. Davis added three blocks and three steals, while Mirotic shot a sizzling 6 of ...

‘Melo joins Rockets for Houston’s latest bid to win title

Basketball 10/10/18, 18:46

The Carmelo Anthony experiment in Oklahoma City didn't go well last season. The Rockets believe things will be different for the 10-time All-Star in Houston and that Anthony can be the piece stars James Harden and Chris Paul need to win the rugged West — and maybe win it all. "We ...

Oladipo leads Pacers over Rockets in their preseason opener

Basketball 10/04/18, 23:20

Victor Oladipo made four 3-ponts and scored 24 points, Domantas Sabonis had 15 points and 12 rebounds, and the Indiana Pacers beat the Houston Rockets 110-100 on Thursday night in their preseason opener.TJ Leaf, starting in place of Thaddeus Young, had 13 points and 12 rebounds.Houston Rockets guard James Harden ...

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