Paul hopes his teaming up with Harden fuels Rockets

/ Jul 15, 2017

Paul hopes his teaming up with Harden fuels Rockets

Chris Paul didn’t talk about his legacy, and never uttered the word “championship” on Friday when he was officially introduced as the newest member of the Houston Rockets.Still, Paul’s motivation for opting into the last year of his contract so the Los Angeles Clippers ...

Knicks, Rockets still talking on Carmelo deal

/ Jul 14, 2017

Knicks, Rockets still talking on Carmelo deal

The New York Knicks and Houston Rockets are still trying to work out a deal involving Carmelo Anthony, though it may take some time — if it happens.The teams continue to talk about a trade but no deal is imminent, said a person familiar ...

Westbrook wins NBA MVP award

/ Jun 27, 2017

Westbrook wins NBA MVP award

Russell Westbrook moved past Oscar Robertson and kept right on going to the top of the NBA.Westbrook was voted MVP on Monday night after setting a record with 42 triple-doubles during his historic season. He led the league with 31.6 points and added 10.7 ...

Beverley, Harden lead Rockets over Thunder

/ Apr 17, 2017

Beverley, Harden lead Rockets over Thunder

Although James Harden is Houston’s undisputed star, he can’t top Russell Westbrook entirely on his own.As is so often the case, Patrick Beverley was there for support Sunday night. Harden scored 37 points to outshine Westbrook, and the Rockets pulled away in the third ...

Superb Harden leads Rockets past Thunder

/ Mar 27, 2017

Superb Harden leads Rockets past Thunder

James Harden was Houston’s fourth-leading scorer on Sunday against the Oklahoma City Thunder.However, it was clear to everyone that he was the key to Houston’s victory. Lou Williams scored 31 points off the bench, Harden finished with 22 points and 12 assists, and the ...

/ Jun 11, 2016

Westbrook, Harden to skip Rio Games

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook and Houston Rockets guard James Harden confirmed Friday they have joined the growing list of NBA stars who are backing out on playing for the two-time defending champion U.S. team at the Rio Olympics.Harden, this season’s second-leading NBA ...

/ May 27, 2016

Rockets, D'Antoni finalize four-year deal: report

Mike D’Antoni is headed to Houston to try his “Seven Seconds or Less” offense with James Harden, one of the NBA’s most explosive offensive threats.D’Antoni reached agreement with the Rockets on a four-year deal on Thursday, a person with knowledge of the situation told ...

Warriors eliminate Rockets

/ Apr 28, 2016

Warriors eliminate Rockets

Klay Thompson knew Golden State had to come together, that every player needed to raise his game with Stephen Curry on the sidelines.“None of us can do it alone,” Thompson insisted hours earlier. He sure got things started, scoring 27 points with seven 3-pointers ...

Harden sinks late jumper to lift Rockets in Game 3

/ Apr 22, 2016

Harden sinks late jumper to lift Rockets in Game 3

The Houston Rockets were down by one point with no timeouts and mere seconds remaining Thursday night.In that moment James Harden was the only one they wanted to have the ball. And as usual their star delivered. Harden scored 35 points, including the game-winner ...

Harden has big night in win over Clippers

/ Nov 8, 2015

Harden has big night in win over Clippers

Seven games into the season, the Houston Rockets have already experienced more ups and downs than most teams. They lost their first three games before turning things around to win four in a row.Much of it is due to James Harden, who scored a ...