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UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 10, 2019, 12:17 a.m.

NBA roundup: Paul George, Russell Westbrook lead Thunder rally against Rockets

Paul George scored 45 points, Russell Westbrook matched the NBA record with his ninth straight triple-double and the Oklahoma City Thunder overcame a 26-point deficit to beat the Houston Rockets …


Rockets, Bulls finalize deal sending ’Melo to Chicago

The Rockets and Bulls have finalized a trade sending Carmelo Anthony from Houston to Chicago. The Bulls acquired the draft rights to Jon Diebler and cash considerations in exchange for …


Couch Slouch: Offense out of control in today’s defenseless NBA

Couch Slouch: Before this season, there was a little-noted change in the NBA rulebook that stated, “Defenders shall not impede any shot by an opponent; if at all possible, the …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 19, 2019, 10:27 p.m.

NBA capsules: James Harden, Eric Gordon help Rockets rally past Lakers in OT

James Harden scored 48 points, Eric Gordon added 30 and the Houston Rockets overcame a 21-point deficit to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 138-134 in overtime Saturday night.




UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 27, 2018, 10:40 p.m.

NBA roundup: James Harden scores 45 in Rockets’ win over Celtics

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NBA Capsules: Heat snap Rockets’ five-game win streak after Chris Paul injured

Josh Richardson scored 22 points, Tyler Johnson added 19 and the Miami Heat held off the Houston Rockets 101-99 on Thursday night for their first three-game winning streak of the …


NBA capsules: John Wall, Wizards beat Rockets 135-131 in OT despite James Harden’s 54

John Wall scored a season-high 36 points, including six in overtime, and the Washington Wizards overcame James Harden’s season-best 54 points to outlast the Houston Rockets 135-131 on Monday night.


NBA Capsules: Rockets get back to .500, rout Warriors in Green’s return

James Harden scored 27 points and the Houston Rockets routed the Golden State Warriors 107-86 on Thursday night in a rematch of last season’s Western Conference finals.


Rockets “parting ways” with 10-time All-Star Carmelo Anthony

Carmelo Anthony is done in Houston. Rockets general manager Daryl Morey released a statement Thursday saying the team is “parting ways” with Anthony and “working toward a resolution.”



NBA capsules: James Harden scores 25 in return, Rockets top Bulls 96-88

James Harden scored 25 points, including 11 in a decisive run in the third quarter, in his return to the Houston lineup and the Rockets defeated the Chicago Bulls 96-88 …


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

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 …


NBA Capsules: Fight breaks out as Rockets spoil LeBron James’ L.A. home debut

LeBron James scored 24 points for the Lakers in his wild home debut, which included three players getting ejected for fighting late in the fourth quarter, as the Rockets won …


UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 8:24 p.m.

Carmelo Anthony signs 1-year, $2.4 million deal with Houston Rockets

Carmelo Anthony signed a one-year, $2.4 million deal with the Houston Rockets on Monday.


Rockets sign Clint Capela to five-year extension

Clint Capela has signed a five-year, $90 million extension with the Houston Rockets.


UPDATED: Mon., June 25, 2018, 8:30 p.m.

Former Gonzaga forward Kyle Wiltjer tweets he’ll play with Portland in NBA summer league

Former Gonzaga Bulldog Kyle Wiltjer tweeted Monday that he’s joining the Portland Trail Blazers’ summer league team.


Warriors reach fourth straight NBA Finals with win over Houston

Stephen Curry and Golden State turned all those Houston bricks into a road back to the NBA Finals.


UPDATED: Sat., May 26, 2018, 10:03 p.m.

Klay Thompson scores 35, Golden State Warriors force Game 7 in West finals against Houston Rockets

Klay Thompson hit nine 3-pointers and scored 35 points, the Warriors held James Harden down in the second half, and Golden State rallied from an early 17-point deficit to stave …


UPDATED: Fri., May 25, 2018, 1:29 p.m.

Houston’s Chris Paul out for Game 6 vs Warriors with injury

The Houston Rockets will be without star guard Chris Paul for Game 6 because of a strained hamstring. This is a huge blow for a team trying to close out …


UPDATED: Thu., May 24, 2018, 10:15 p.m.

Eric Gordon leads Rockets over Warriors 98-94 to take series lead

Eric Gordon came off the bench to score 24 points and his steal on Golden State’s last possession secured a 98-94 victory Thursday night that gave the Houston Rockets a …


Rockets return home for Game 5 against Warriors

The Houston Rockets have a chance to take their first lead in the Western Conference finals with a win over the Golden State Warriors on Thursday night. To do that …


Golden State’s Andre Iguodala still struggling with bruised knee

Andre Iguodala’s bruised left knee had improved, but he was still listed as questionable for the Golden State Warriors in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals against the Houston …


Rockets to wear patches to honor Santa Fe shooting victims

The Houston Rockets will wear patches on their jerseys to honor the victims of the school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas. The patch will debut Thursday night in Game 5 …


UPDATED: Tue., May 22, 2018, 9:11 p.m.

James Harden scores 30, Houston Rockets even series at 2 games apiece with Golden State Warriors

James Harden scored 30 points, Chris Paul had 27 and the Houston Rockets sustained the latest second-half flurry by Stephen Curry, evening the Western Conference finals at two games apiece …


UPDATED: Sun., May 20, 2018, 9:30 p.m.

Stephen Curry comes alive to score 35, Warriors rout Rockets by 41

Stephen Curry got his groove back to score 35 points with five 3-pointers, shooting over James Harden and driving past the Houston star as the Golden State Warriors made a …


Warriors eager to get back on the court, respond from loss

One good beating per series is plenty for Draymond Green and Golden State. The Warriors got it in Game 2 at Houston, and now the defending champions plan to do …


Stephen Curry, Warriors unconcerned about MVP’s shooting

Stephen Curry has just one 3-pointer in each of the first two games of the Warriors’ Western Conference finals series with the Rockets as the best-of-seven showdown shifts to Oracle …


Rockets head into Game 3 confident after big win in Game 2

The Rockets have reason to feel good. They’re tied with Golden State after winning Game 2 in a rout in the Western Conference finals. But they also know a big …