Paul scores 25 to lead Rockets over Wolves 117-102

Sports 03/17/19, 22:28

Chris Paul scored 25 points, tied a career high with six 3-pointers and had 10 assists, and the Houston Rockets used a big third quarter to pull away and get a 117-102 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday night.The game was close throughout the first half and the Rockets ...

Harden’s 41 points lead Rockets over Suns 108-102

Basketball 03/15/19, 21:44

James Harden had 41 points, 11 assists and nine rebounds, and the Houston Rockets outlasted the Phoenix Suns to get a 108-102 win Friday night.The Rockets had trouble putting away the Suns, who have won just 16 games this season, and trailed for much of the night as they struggled ...

Warriors, minus Durant, end Rockets’ 9-game streak, 106-104

Basketball 03/13/19, 23:23

Klay Thompson scored 30 points, DeMarcus Cousins had a season-high 27 and the Golden State Warriors snapped Houston's nine-game winning streak Wednesday night with a 106-104 victory over the Rockets.Playing without injured star Kevin Durant, the Warriors bounced back after a loss to Phoenix on Sunday and avoided being swept ...

Rockets beat Hornets 118-106, run win streak to 9 games

Basketball 03/11/19, 21:49

James Harden scored 28 points and Eric Gordon added 22 as the Houston Rockets cruised to their season-high ninth straight win, 118-106 over the Charlotte Hornets on Monday night.A night after Gordon ended a streak of 43 straight games where Harden led the team in scoring, the Beard was Houston's ...

Gordon, Paul helps Rockets top Mavericks 94-93

Sports 03/10/19, 20:37

Eric Gordon scored 26 points and Chris Paul blocked Jalen Brunson's jumper in the final seconds, sending the Houston Rockets to a 94-93 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday.James Harden shook off foul trouble to score 20 points for the Rockets, who earned their eighth straight win. Clint Capela ...

X-rays negative on Harden’s wrist; will play Sunday

Basketball 03/09/19, 14:37

James Harden will play on Sunday night when the Houston Rockets visit the Dallas Mavericks after X-rays on his injured right wrist were negative.Harden first injured it last Sunday in a win over Boston and aggravated it on Friday night in a fall in the first half of a victory ...

Rockets beat 76ers 107-91 for seventh straight win

Basketball 03/08/19, 22:51

James Harden had 31 points and 10 rebounds and the Houston Rockets extended their winning streak to a season-high seven games with a 107-91 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday night.The Rockets had a big lead for most of the night after a 37-point first quarter and were up ...

Harden’s 31 points help Rockets past 76ers 107-91

Basketball 03/08/19, 22:30

James Harden had 31 points and 10 rebounds and the Houston Rockets extended their winning streak to a season-high seven games with a 107-91 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday night.The Rockets had a big lead for most of the night after a 37-point first quarter and were up ...

Harden scores 35, Rockets beat Raptors 107-95

Basketball 03/05/19, 22:45

James Harden scored 35 points, Gerald Green had 11 of his 18 in the fourth quarter and the Houston Rockets beat the Toronto Raptors 107-95 on Tuesday night.Eric Gordon and Austin Rivers each scored 13 points as the Rockets won their sixth straight, matching a season high.Kawhi Leonard scored 26 ...

Harden scores 35, Rockets beat Raptors 107-95

Basketball 03/05/19, 22:40

James Harden scored 35 points, Gerald Green had 11 of his 18 in the fourth quarter and the Houston Rockets beat the Toronto Raptors 107-95 on Tuesday night.Eric Gordon and Austin Rivers each scored 13 points as the Rockets won their sixth straight, matching a season high.Kawhi Leonard scored 26 ...

Raptors and Rockets to play 2 pre-season games in Japan

Sports 03/04/19, 22:41

The Toronto Raptors and the Houston Rockets will play two pre-season games in October at the Saitama Super Arena, the basketball venue for next year's Tokyo Olympics.In a statement Tuesday, the NBA said it has staged 12 regular-season games in Japan, beginning in 1990 when the Utah Jazz played the ...

Harden scores 42 points, Rockets hold off Celtics 115-104

Basketball 03/03/19, 18:16

James Harden had 42 points before fouling out late in the fourth quarter and the Houston Rockets held on the beat the Boston Celtics 115-104 on Sunday for their fifth straight victory.Harden made six 3-pointers and scored 40 or more points for the 24th time this season. Houston entered the ...

Harden scores 58 points, Rockets rally to beat Heat 121-118

Basketball 02/28/19, 22:53

James Harden had 58 points, 10 assists and seven rebounds and the Houston Rockets overcame a 21-point third-quarter deficit to beat the Miami Heat 121-118 on Thursday night.Harden made 8 of 18 3-pointers and was 16 of 32 overall from the field and 18 of 18 on free throws. He ...

Harden, Capella lead Rockets past feisty Hornets 118-113

Basketball 02/27/19, 21:44

James Harden scored 30 points, Clint Capela had 23 points and a career-high 17 rebounds, and the Houston Rockets beat the Charlotte Hornets 118-113 on Wednesday night for their third straight win.In his first game since ending his streak of 32 straight 30-point games, Harden struggled from the field, missing ...

Harden’s 30-point streak ends as Rockets beat Hawks 119-111

Basketball 02/25/19, 22:42

James Harden score 28 points, ending his 32-game streak with at least 30 while the Houston Rockets beat the Atlanta Hawks 119-111 on Monday night.Houston overcame a career-high eight 3-pointers from Hawks rookie Trae Young, who put up 36 points.Harden returned after missing Saturday's win over Golden State with a ...

NBA reminding teams to keep cool when hot with referees

Basketball 02/25/19, 02:18

The NBA is not happy that tensions between teams and referees seem to be rising.Then again, 'tis the season.Playoff-race pressure is real, and the NBA thinks — or hopes — that some tantrums in recent weeks can be attributed to that and not an eroding of the always-tenuous relationship between ...

Rockets beat Warriors 118-112 without ailing Harden

Basketball 02/23/19, 23:40

Eric Gordon scored 25 points with four 3-pointers, Chris Paul converted two free throws with 1:08 left on the way to 23, and the Houston Rockets outplayed the Golden State Warriors without ill NBA scoring leader James Harden for a 118-112 victory Saturday night.Stephen Curry's 3 with 1:57 to play ...

Without ill James Harden, Rockets hold off Warriors 118-112

Basketball 02/23/19, 23:17

Eric Gordon scored 25 points with four 3-pointers, Chris Paul converted two free throws with 1:08 left on the way to 23, and the Houston Rockets outplayed the Golden State Warriors without ill NBA scoring leader James Harden for a 118-112 victory Saturday night.Stephen Curry's 3 with 1:57 to play ...

James Harden out for Rockets at Warriors with flu symptoms

Basketball 02/23/19, 19:44

James Harden is sitting out the Houston Rockets' game against the Golden State Warriors because of flu-like symptoms.While Harden also has a strained neck, coach Mike D'Antoni said the reigning MVP and league scoring leader probably could have played through that. Harden hurt the neck when he got hit during ...

Rockets star Harden fined $25,000 for criticizing officials

Basketball 02/23/19, 16:53

Houston Rockets star James Harden has been fined $25,000 by the NBA for criticizing the officiating.The NBA announced the penalty Saturday, two days after Harden said he didn't think official Scott Foster should be allowed to work any Rockets games.Harden fouled out in Houston's 111-106 loss to the Lakers at ...

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