Anthony Davis, Lakers run past Rockets for 3-1 series lead

NBA Sep 11, 2020

Anthony Davis, Lakers run past Rockets for 3-1 series lead

Anthony Davis was the biggest player on the floor, and the Houston Rockets had no answers. Davis had 29 points and 12 rebounds, LeBron James finished one assist shy of a triple-double and the Los Angeles Lakers topped the Rockets 110-100 on Thursday night to ...

Rockets edge Thunder to win wild Game 7

Basketball / NBA Sep 3, 2020

Rockets edge Thunder to win wild Game 7

James Harden couldn't get his shot to fall all night, so the scorer turned stopper. In this wild Game 7 that took one strange turn after another in the final seconds, the biggest play came when a guy known almost entirely for his offense turned ...

Butler scores 40 to lead Heat past Bucks in Game 1

Basketball / NBA Sep 1, 2020

Butler scores 40 to lead Heat past Bucks in Game 1

Jimmy Butler kept hearing the same message from teammates in every conversation Monday night. "Win the game." He listened to them, and delivered. Butler scored 14 of his playoff career-high 40 points in the fourth quarter, Goran Dragic added 27 and the Heat clamped down defensively in ...

Rockets down Raptors in finale of Japan Games

Basketball / NBA Oct 10, 2019

Rockets down Raptors in finale of Japan Games

by Ed Odeven

The Toronto Raptors and Houston Rockets wrapped up this year's NBA Japan Games with the second entertaining 48-minute spectacle of the week on Thursday night at Saitama Super Arena. There was plenty of star power on display with highlight-reel plays by Houston superstars James Harden ...

Toronto gears up for Japan Games

Basketball / NBA Oct 7, 2019

Toronto gears up for Japan Games

by Kaz Nagatsuka

The defending NBA champion Toronto Raptors showed their energy on the floor on Monday as they hit the gym for their first practice since arriving in Japan for a two-game preseason series against the Houston Rockets. The two teams will square off on Tuesday ...

Raptors to defend crown in post-Leonard era

Basketball / NBA Oct 7, 2019

Raptors to defend crown in post-Leonard era

by Ed Odeven

The Toronto Raptors' magic-carpet ride last season lifted the franchise to new heights of popularity throughout Canada. Now, it's back to work for second-year head coach Nick Nurse and his team. The defending NBA champions' preseason mission, including their Tuesday and Thursday night games against the ...

Rockets train in Tokyo ahead of Saitama series

Basketball / NBA Oct 6, 2019

Rockets train in Tokyo ahead of Saitama series

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Superstar duo James Harden and Russell Westbrook and other Houston Rockets players have arrived in Japan and held their first practice in Tokyo on Sunday ahead of their two-game preseason series against the Toronto Raptors. The two teams will compete on Tuesday and Thursday night ...