Harden’s triple-double helps Rockets rout Jazz again
HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden and the Houston Rockets didn't talk about their defeat at home by the Utah Jazz in the second game of their second-round playoff series last season before Game 2 of...
Houston takes 1-0 lead into game 2 against Utah
Utah Jazz (50-32, fifth in the Western Conference during the regular season) vs. Houston Rockets (53-29, fourth in the Western Conference during the regular season)
Harden scores 29 as Rockets rout Jazz 122-90 in Game 1
HOUSTON (AP) — The Utah Jazz tried to force the left-handed James Harden to his right to make things more difficult on him on Game 1 of their first-round playoff series against the Houston Rockets...
HOUSTON (AP) — Ask James Harden what Eric Gordon means to the Houston Rockets and the Beard answers immediately.
"Everything," he said.
While much of the focus in Houston's first-round...
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HOUSTON (AP) — In a game that was decided by halftime, Houston's prolific 3-point shooting added a little excitement in the last few minutes.
Rockets play the Suns on 5-game win streak
Phoenix Suns (19-61, 15th in the Western Conference) vs. Houston Rockets (52-28, third in the Western Conference)
HOUSTON (AP) — David Fizdale let out a sigh of disgust when he was asked if he was pleased with his New York Knicks holding James Harden to 26 points.
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BOTTOM LINE: Houston hosts New York trying to prolong its four-game home winning streak.
The Rockets have gone 29-10 in home games. Houston is 27-12 in...
Harden’s 31 leads Rockets’ 135-103 rout of Clippers
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NBA playoffs are still days away. Tell that to the Houston Rockets, who have their postseason mentality locked in.
James Harden scored 31 points, Chris Paul added 29,...
Harden, Paul lead Rockets to rout of Clippers
LOS ANGELES (AP) — James Harden scored 31 points, Chris Paul added 29 points, and the Houston Rockets routed the Los Angeles Clippers 135-103 on Wednesday night in a potential playoff...
Harden, Rockets set for matchup with the Clippers
Houston Rockets (50-28, third in the Western Conference) vs. Los Angeles Clippers (47-31, sixth in the Western Conference)
Harden scores 36, Rockets rout Kings 130-105
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Houston Rockets weren't shy about trying to break their own NBA record for most 3-pointers in a game, heaving up five shots from long range in the final two...
Harden, Rockets set for matchup against the Kings
Houston Rockets (49-28, fourth in the Western Conference) vs. Sacramento Kings (38-39, ninth in the Western Conference)
Harden has 50-point triple-double, Rockets beat Kings
HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden and the Houston Rockets knew they'd have to be aggressive Saturday night to counteract the young and fast-paced Sacramento Kings.
Houston faces Sacramento, aims for 5th straight home win
Sacramento Kings (37-38, ninth in the Western Conference) vs. Houston Rockets (48-28, fourth in the Western Conference)
Harden’s 38 helps Rockets cruise past Nuggets 112-85
HOUSTON (AP) — Known for their high-powered offense, the Houston Rockets downed the Denver Nuggets on Thursday night with a big defensive performance.
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Houston plays Denver, aims for 4th straight home win
Denver Nuggets (50-23, second in the Western Conference) vs. Houston Rockets (47-28, fourth in the Western Conference)
Bledsoe scores 23 to lead Bucks past Rockets, 108-94
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Eric Bledsoe stole the show in a marquee matchup between the Milwaukee Bucks and Houston Rockets on Tuesday night.
With top-billing going to MVP front-runners Giannis...
Milwaukee plays Houston, seeks 4th straight home win
Houston Rockets (47-27, third in the Western Conference) vs. Milwaukee Bucks (55-19, first in the Eastern Conference)
Aldridge’s 48 lead Spurs past Celtics 115-96
BOSTON (AP) — Two nights after the San Antonio Spurs had no answer for James Harden, LaMarcus Aldridge assumed a similarly unstoppable role against the Boston Celtics.
Harden scores 28, Rockets beat Pelicans 113-90
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Houston's James Harden dribbled along the perimeter for about 20 seconds while Pelicans guard Elfrid Payton hounded him, even briefly poking the ball away. But as the shot clock...
HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden matched his career high with 61 points, including 27 in the first quarter, to lead the Houston Rockets to a 111-105 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Friday...
HOUSTON (AP) — After James Harden scored 61 more points Friday night to match his career high, Mike D'Antoni was asked the question just about everyone in the NBA is wondering this...
Harden scores 57 but Grizzlies top Rockets 126-125 in OT
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — James Harden did everything he could to bring the Houston Rockets back from a big deficit in the fourth quarter. He got them to overtime, but his 57 points weren't...
Harden, Capela lead Rockets to easy win over Hawks
ATLANTA (AP) — Chris Paul wasn't concerned that Houston would keep struggling to hit shots.
"In the first half we weren't making anything," he said. "We looked, and it was tied up and we...
Bucks come from 20 down at halftime to beat Heat 113-98
MIAMI (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 33 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks rallied from a 20-point halftime deficit to beat the Miami Heat 113-98 on Friday night.
Harden’s 41 points lead Rockets over Suns 108-102
HOUSTON (AP) — After the Houston Rockets fought until the end to get a win against the last-place Phoenix Suns on Friday night, coach Mike D'Antoni criticized his team's attention to detail with...
Warriors, minus Durant, stop Rockets’ 9-game win streak
HOUSTON (AP) — 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...
Rockets surging as scuffling Warriors come to town
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Rockets are finally healthy and have won a season-high nine straight heading into their final regular-season meeting against the Golden State Warriors.
Rockets beat Hornets 118-106, run win streak to 9 games
HOUSTON (AP) — 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...
Houston extends streak to 9 games with win over Hornets
HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden was forced to carry an almost-impossible load on offense for big stretches of this season while many of the Houston Rockets were out with injuries.
Gordon, Paul helps Rockets top Mavericks 94-93
DALLAS (AP) — This time, James Harden was reduced to a supporting role for the Houston Rockets.
X-rays negative on Harden’s wrist; will play Sunday
HOUSTON (AP) — 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.
Rockets beat 76ers 107-91 for seventh straight win
HOUSTON (AP) — 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...
Harden’s 31 points help Rockets past 76ers 107-91
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Rockets are finally healthy and it has them on a roll.
James Harden had 31 points and 10 rebounds and the Rockets extended their winning streak to a season-high...
Harden scores 35, Rockets beat Raptors 107-95
TORONTO (AP) — 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.
Harden scores 35, Rockets beat Raptors 107-95
TORONTO (AP) — James Harden and the Houston Rockets watched a big lead evaporate, yet managed to keep their winning streak intact.
Harden scored 19 of his 35 points in the final quarter,...
TOKYO (AP) — 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.
BOSTON (AP) — James Harden and the Houston Rockets are at their best when they are knocking down 3-pointers, getting points in the paint and racking up points to the foul line.
HOUSTON (AP) — After scoring 58 points, James Harden pointed to the Houston Rockets' defense and team effort.
Harden also had 10 assists and seven rebounds and the Rockets overcame a...
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Lakers guard Lonzo Ball needs at least one more week to recover from his bone bruise and sprained ankle.
Rockets buckle down on Walker, beat feisty Hornets 118-113
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni replaced Kenneth Faried in the starting lineup with Eric Gordon on Wednesday night, a move designed to cut down wear and tear on Chris Paul's...
Harden’s streak of 30-point games ends in win over Hawks
HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden scored 28 points, ending his 32-game streak with at least 30, and the Houston Rockets beat the Atlanta Hawks 119-111 on Monday night.
Harden’s 30-point streak ends as Rockets beat Hawks 119-111
HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden isn't exactly lamenting the end of his impressive scoring run.
Harden had 28 points, snapping his 32-game streak with at least 30 while the Houston Rockets beat...
NBA reminding teams to keep cool when hot with referees
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...
Rockets beat Warriors 118-112 without ailing Harden
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — 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...