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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 …


UPDATED: Fri., May 18, 2018, 4:05 p.m.

Greg Cote: Why the Houston Rockets and Cleveland Cavaliers are likely to force Game 7s in conference finals

Narratives in a best-of-seven playoff series tend to pivot and change faster than a liar’s recollection. It only takes one game, one result, to flip the script, as we are …


UPDATED: Wed., May 16, 2018, 9:58 p.m.

Balanced Rockets tie Warriors in Western Conference finals

James Harden and Eric Gordon each scored 27 points to lead a balanced attack and the Houston Rockets routed the Golden State Warriors 127-105 on Wednesday night to even the …


Gerald Green’s conference finals culmination of long journey

Each time Gerald Green has stepped on the court this season for his hometown Houston Rockets, it seemed like he was playing an elimination game. He couldn’t find a team …


Rockets have much to improve heading into Game 2 vs Warriors

The Houston Rockets have plenty to fix after squandering their coveted home-court advantage in the Western Conference finals. The list includes limiting turnovers, eliminating open 3s and making things tougher …


Klay Thompson scores 28, Kevin Durant 37 as Warriors beat Rockets in opener

Kevin Durant scored 37 points and Klay Thompson added 28 to lead Golden State to a 119-106 win in the long-awaited showdown with the Houston Rockets in Game 1 of …


Rockets’ Mike D’Antoni, king of the 3, draws singular praise

Golden State stars Stephen Curry and Draymond Green admire Houston coach Mike D’Antoni from afar. They like how he empowers all his players to be scorers. Just let it fly …


NBA Conference Finals preview capsules

Capsules for NBA’s conference finals that start Sunday in the East, Monday in the West


Houston’s Clint Capela develops into pivotal player for Rockets

Houston’s Clint Capela certainly isn’t a household name, and doesn’t get nearly the attention other centers like Ruby Gobert and Karl-Anthony Towns receive. But after he outshined those stars the …


The NBA’s Final Four: Cavs, Celtics, Warriors, Rockets

The NBA’s Final Four is set, and it is star-studded: LeBron, the champs, the top overall seed and Celtic Pride. The conference finals start Sunday in Houston, and the East …