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UPDATED: Wed., May 27, 2015, 9:42 p.m.

Warriors eliminate Rockets, end 40-year NBA Finals drought

OAKLAND, Calif. — After a generation of wishing and waiting, the Golden State Warriors have finally arrived on basketball’s biggest stage again.


James Harden scores playoff career-high 45 to keep Houston alive

HOUSTON – James Harden was not happy after a poor performance in Houston’s embarrassing loss to Golden State in Game 3. Coach Kevin McHale told him the best thing to …


Rockets upend Warriors as Harden scores 45

James Harden scored a playoff career-high 45 points and the Houston Rockets led from start to finish to avoid elimination in the NBA Western Conference finals with a 128-115 victory …


Golden State Warriors claim 2-0 edge in conference finals

OAKLAND, Calif. – James Harden had Game 2 on his fingertips – and then he didn’t. Now the Golden State Warriors have the Western Conference finals in their grasp.


UPDATED: Thu., May 21, 2015, 9:39 p.m.

Warriors hold off James Harden, Rockets to take 2-0 lead

OAKLAND, Calif. — James Harden had Game 2 on his fingertips — and then he didn’t. Now the Golden State Warriors have the Western Conference finals in their grasp.


Warriors’ rookie coach Kerr used to pressure

OAKLAND, Calif. – With the stakes high and fans ready to question and critique every move, Steve Kerr knew he’d be in the spotlight no matter how things played out …


Rockets wrap up series with Game 7 win over Clippers

HOUSTON – The Houston Rockets are heading to the Western Conference finals for the first time in 18 years after overcoming a 3-1 series deficit to eliminate the Los Angeles …


In brief: Rockets rally from 19 back, force Game 7

NBA: Corey Brewer scored 15 of his 19 points in the fourth quarter and the Houston Rockets erased a 19-point, second-half deficit to stun the host Los Angeles Clippers 119-107 …


Smith embracing ‘new beginning’ in Houston

HOUSTON – Josh Smith has been a nice addition to the contending Houston Rockets and simply ignores those who credit Detroit’s recent success to his release. After all, the Rockets …


In brief: Tempers flare between Kevin Garnett and Dwight Howard in Rockets’ win over Nets

NBA: James Harden scored 30 points, carrying Houston on a night when Dwight Howard did little after fighting with Kevin Garnett, and the Rockets beat the slumping Brooklyn Nets 113-99 …


In brief: Danny Green scores 24 points, leads injury-depleted Spurs past Rockets

NBA: Danny Green had 24 points and the injury-depleted San Antonio Spurs held off a late rally to beat the visiting Houston Rockets 110-106 on Sunday, snapping a six-game skid …


Burns, five others, join Hall of Fame

Hockey: A few months ago, Line Burns was driving to see a friend and stopped in Gilmanton, New Hampshire, where she used to live with her husband. She was gassing …


Rockets woo Carmelo Anthony

Prized free agent Carmelo Anthony visited the Houston Rockets on Wednesday and was greeted with images of him in two different uniforms of the franchise. A video board outside the …


Pressure mounts in Rockets-Blazers series

Houston’s James Harden says the pressure has shifted to the Trail Blazers in their first-round playoff series. Portland’s LaMarcus Aldridge respectfully disagrees. Portland won the first two games in Houston …


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Scheduled After trying to repeatedly heal his surgically repaired left knee by having it drained of fluid, Metta World Peace said that he will undergo Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy on …


In brief: Harden helps Houston hold off Warriors

NBA: James Harden had 26 points and nine assists, Chandler Parsons scored 23 points and the Houston Rockets held off the Golden State Warriors 116-112 at Oakland, Calif., on Friday …