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Analysis: Russell Westbrook, James Harden will need to change their games

Everyone knows that Russell Westbrook and James Harden played together before, which automatically makes their reunion in Houston seem like the right fit. It won’t be that easy. They’ve both …

UPDATED: Thu., July 11, 2019

Report: Oklahoma City trades Russell Westbrook to Houston Rockets for Chris Paul

A person with knowledge of the situation says the Oklahoma City Thunder have traded Russell Westbrook to the Houston Rockets for Chris Paul, a shake up of top point guards …

Rockets’ Chris Paul fined $35K for ‘reckless’ contact with ref

Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul has been fined $35,000 for what the NBA called “aggressively confronting and recklessly making contact” with an official during Game 1 of the Western Conference …

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 23, 2019

NBA roundup: Rockets beat Warriors 118-112 without ailing James Harden

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 …

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 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 …

UPDATED: Wed., June 27, 2018

From Lebron James to Kevin Durant, a look at some of the top NBA free agents

An NBA free-agent class with a little something for everyone hits the market on July 1. The group includes an array of superstars, big men, glue guys and sharp-shooters.

UPDATED: Fri., May 25, 2018

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 …

Chris Paul Scores 27, James Harden 24 as Rockets take 3-1 lead over Jazz

Chris Paul had 27 points and 12 rebounds while James Harden scored 24 points to power the Houston Rockets to a 100-87 win over the Utah Jazz on Sunday night, …

James Harden, Rockets blast past Wolves with 50-point third quarter

James Harden gave Houston quite the jump-start with 22 of the team’s 50 points in the third quarter, as the Rockets cruised past the Minnesota Timberwolves 119-100 on Monday night …

NBA Capsules: Rockets run win streak to 16, beat Thunder 122-112

Chris Paul scored 25 points and the Houston Rockets beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 122-112 on Tuesday night for their 16th straight win.

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 17, 2017

Chris Paul’s free agency decision becomes a documentary

Chris Paul had a new home in Los Angeles and the potential for a $200 million contract with the Clippers. But he wasn’t sure he’d ever win there. He eventually …

Ex-Gonzaga player Kyle Wiltjer part of blockbuster trade involving Chris Paul

Chris Paul is heading to Houston to join James Harden, and the Rockets will soon have two All-Stars in the backcourt to lead their chase for a championship.

NBA draft fallout: Butler trade sets the stage for looming free agency

As draft night approached, some of the heavy hitters in the NBA – Cleveland, San Antonio, Houston, Boston, the Clippers among them – were jockeying, making calls and looking for …

Chris Paul cleared by doctors, could return against Warriors

Chris Paul has been cleared by doctors and could be back in the Los Angeles Clippers’ lineup at Golden State. Coach Doc Rivers said Paul has “looked great” and the …

Chris Paul to undergo surgery for torn ligament in thumb

Chris Paul will undergo surgery on Wednesday to repair a torn ligament in his left thumb and is expected to miss six to eight weeks.

NBPA Union president Chris Paul talks labor deal

NBPA President Chris Paul says “it’s a really good feeling” to have struck a tentative agreement on a new labor deal with the NBA. Paul, the All-Star guard for the …

NBA stars support campaign to end gun violence in new spot

Stephen Curry heard about a shooting involving a 3-year-old girl over the summer.


Fined Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul has been fined $25,000 for criticizing rookie female official Lauren Holtkamp after a loss at Cleveland. Paul was given the technical in a …

Paul says criticism was just about call

NEW YORK – Chris Paul says his criticism of a female rookie referee “was about a bad call” and the executive director of the NBA Players Association said it had …

Paul out for up to 6 weeks

LOS ANGELES – Chris Paul will be out of the Los Angeles Clippers’ lineup for up to six weeks with a separated right shoulder, but the All-Star point guard won’t …

Hornets trade All-Star Paul to Clippers

NEW ORLEANS – Chris Paul is headed to Los Angeles for real this time – to the Clippers, not the Lakers. The Hornets traded Chris Paul to the Los Angeles …

NBA lockout solved zero

PHILADELPHIA – The Chris Paul fiasco places on center stage exactly what was accomplished during the NBA lockout. Absolutely nothing.

Hornets still looking to trade Paul

WESTWEGO, La. – While Chris Paul darted around a basketball court in a black Hornets practice uniform, the only NBA team for which he has played resumed trade talks for …