Warriors back in NBA Finals for the first time in 40 years

May 28, 2015

Warriors back in NBA Finals for the first time in 40 years

After a generation of wishing and waiting, the Golden State Warriors have finally arrived on basketball’s biggest stage again. Stephen Curry had 26 points and eight rebounds, Harrison Barnes added 24 points and the Warriors advanced to the NBA Finals for the first time ...

Rose, Gasol spark Bulls

May 5, 2015

Rose, Gasol spark Bulls

The Chicago Bulls came in oozing with confidence, unafraid of LeBron James and convinced they could keep their playoff momentum rolling. Derrick Rose made sure they did. Looking like the league MVP he was before being slowed by knee injuries, Rose scored 25 points, ...

Garnett head-butts Howard, gets ejected

Jan 13, 2015

Garnett head-butts Howard, gets ejected

Dwight Howard’s face might have been stinging from Kevin Garnett ramming his head into it, and now his ears were ringing as fans directed loud boos toward him. Howard wasn’t tempted to silence them by demanding the ball at the expense of Houston’s offense. ...

Harden, Howard help Rockets cool off Heat

Jan 4, 2015

Harden, Howard help Rockets cool off Heat

The Houston Rockets were so bad on Friday night that coach Kevin McHale talked about retiring. A day later, McHale felt much better. James Harden scored 28 points, Dwight Howard added 23 and the Rockets rolled to a 115-79 win over the Miami Heat ...

Spurs can't stop Howard

Nov 7, 2014

Spurs can't stop Howard

Heading into a game with the San Antonio Spurs, Houston Rockets coach Kevin McHale had his eye on a few matchups. A specific one that caught his eye was getting Dwight Howard in the post. The plan worked. With San Antonio missing big bodies ...

Howard, Lin come up big as Rockets down Blazers

May 1, 2014

Howard, Lin come up big as Rockets down Blazers

Jeremy Lin was so unhappy with his performance in Houston’s Game 4 loss to Portland that he hardly slept at all after the game. Lin should sleep like a baby after his work in Game 5. Dwight Howard had 22 points and 14 rebounds, ...

Howard helps lift Rockets to win over Magic

Mar 6, 2014

Howard helps lift Rockets to win over Magic

Dwight Howard received the worst reception of his career last season when he made his initial return to the city that was his NBA home for eight seasons. This time, for his second trip, he was wearing yet another jersey and met by a ...

Blazers, Rockets lead list of All-Star reserves

Jan 31, 2014

Blazers, Rockets lead list of All-Star reserves

The Portland Trail Blazers and Houston Rockets each had two players picked as reserves for the NBA All-Star Game, while the Indiana Pacers had to settle for just Roy Hibbert despite the league’s best record. LaMarcus Aldridge and Damian Lillard made it from the ...