Rockets, Raptors set for two games in Japan

Basketball / NBA Mar 5, 2019

Rockets, Raptors set for two games in Japan

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Well, it's only preseason contests this time, but Japan will host NBA games for the first time in 16 years when the Houston Rockets and Toronto Raptors face each other, the league announced at a Tokyo news conference on Tuesday. The teams will compete on ...

Harden scores 42 to lead Rockets past Celtics

Basketball / NBA Mar 4, 2019

Harden scores 42 to lead Rockets past Celtics

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. They did all three against the Boston Celtics and it added up to a mostly easy ...

James Harden drops 58 on Heat as Rockets rally for victory

Basketball / NBA Mar 1, 2019

James Harden drops 58 on Heat as Rockets rally for victory

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 21-point third-quarter deficit to beat the Miami Heat 121-118 on Thursday night. He fell three points short of ...

Rockets part ways with 10-time All-Star Carmelo Anthony

Basketball / NBA Nov 16, 2018

Rockets part ways with 10-time All-Star Carmelo Anthony

Carmelo Anthony's brief tenure in Houston is over after he played just 10 NBA games with the Rockets, general manager Daryl Morey said Thursday. "After much internal discussion, the Rockets will be parting ways with Carmelo Anthony and we are working toward a resolution," Morey ...

Rockets spoil James' home debut in fight-marred game

Basketball / NBA Oct 21, 2018

Rockets spoil James' home debut in fight-marred game

LeBron James' home debut with the Los Angeles Lakers ended on a sour note Saturday as the Houston Rockets seized control late for a 124-115 win in a physical contest at Staples Center. James finished with 24 points and five assists but the Lakers couldn't ...

Curry, Warriors ready to fend off NBA rivals

Basketball / NBA Oct 15, 2018

Curry, Warriors ready to fend off NBA rivals

Two-time NBA MVP Stephen Curry will enjoy watching the Golden State Warriors hoist another championship banner Tuesday when they open the 2018-19 season against Oklahoma City. But the 3-point sharpshooter doesn't need to look to the rafters to know the Warriors remain the team to ...

Houston's James Harden named NBA's MVP for the first time

Basketball / NBA Jun 26, 2018

Houston's James Harden named NBA's MVP for the first time

Third time was the charm for James Harden. The Houston Rockets star was voted the NBA's Most Valuable Player after twice being runner-up, beating out four-time winner LeBron James and Anthony Davis of the Pelicans at the NBA Awards on Monday night. Harden joined Michael Jordan ...