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 ...

Rockets pummel lowly Lakers

/ Mar 16, 2017

Rockets pummel lowly Lakers

Rockets guard Lou Williams found the perfect cure for his recent shooting woes — a good, old-fashioned revenge game. Williams scored 30 points against his former team and James Harden had his 17th triple-double of the season to lead Houston over the Los Angeles ...

Rockets impress with win over Cavs

/ Mar 13, 2017

Rockets impress with win over Cavs

James Harden and the Houston Rockets have shown at times this season that they could be title contenders. Lately, however, they’ve failed to rise to the occasion against the NBA’s elite. That changed on Sunday night when Harden had a triple-double of 38 points, ...

Spurs' Leonard makes big statement in victory over Rockets

/ Mar 7, 2017

Spurs' Leonard makes big statement in victory over Rockets

With “MVP!” chants reverberating through the AT&T Center, San Antonio’s Kawhi Leonard outdueled Houston’s James Harden in the fourth quarter of a battle between two of the league’s top players. Leonard scored 39 points, including 17 in the final quarter, and made big plays ...

/ 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 ...

/ 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Harden's 45 carry Rockets

/ May 26, 2015

Harden's 45 carry Rockets

James Harden was not happy after a poor performance in Houston’s embarrassing loss to Golden State in Game 3. Coach Kevin McHale told him the best thing to do was take that frustration out on the other team. Harden did just that, scoring a ...