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Rockets optimistic about future despite NBA-worst record

May. 18, 2021 15:14 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Rockets general manager Rafael Stone said Tuesday that he isn’t sure who will be attending the June 22 draft lottery when the team finds out where it will pick in July’s draft. But based on the luck he had in his first season as GM, he joked...

Hawks head to playoffs after 124-95 rout of woeful Rockets

May. 16, 2021 22:21 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Rookie Onyeka Okongwu set career highs with 21 points and 14 rebounds, and the Atlanta Hawks headed to the playoffs on a roll with a 124-95 rout of the woeful Houston Rockets in the regular-season finale Sunday night. The Hawks went with a makeshift...

Rockets get 122-115 win with Clippers resting stars

May. 14, 2021 23:52 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Kelly Olynyk scored 20 points and fell a rebound shy of a triple-double as the Houston Rockets snapped a seven-game skid with a 122-115 victory over a Los Angeles Clippers team that rested several starters Friday night. Olynyk had 11 assists and nine...

NBA-leading Jazz beat Rockets 124-116 for 50th victory

May. 09, 2021 01:46 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Georges Niang tied a career high with 24 points and the NBA-leading Utah Jazz beat the short-handed Houston Rockets 124-116 on Saturday night to reach 50 victories. Jordan Clarkson scored 21 points, and Bojan Bogdanovic added 20 — his seventh...

Bucks beat Rockets 141-133, tie Nets for 2nd place in East

May. 07, 2021 23:47 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brook Lopez had 24 points and Khris Middleton scored 21 of his 23 in the second half to help the Milwaukee Bucks beat the short-handed Houston Rockets 141-133 on Friday night for their fifth consecutive victory. The Bucks (43-24) tied Brooklyn for...

Joel Embiid has 34 points in 3 quarters, 76ers beat Rockets

May. 05, 2021 22:58 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Joel Embiid had 34 points in just 25 minutes and the Philadelphia 76ers extended their winning streak to six games with a 135-115 victory over the short-handed Houston Rockets on Wednesday night. The Eastern Conference leaders were up by double figures...

Randle scores 31 points as Knicks rout Rockets 122-97

May. 02, 2021 23:13 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Julius Randle scored 31 points in three quarters to lead the New York Knicks to a 122-97 victory over the Houston Rockets on Sunday night. Randle, who had seven rebounds and six assists, scored 15 points in the third quarter to pad the lead and spent the...

Curry's big 3rd quarter leads Warriors past Rockets, 113-87

May. 01, 2021 23:26 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Stephen Curry bounced back from a rough first half with 23 of his 30 points in the third quarter, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Houston Rockets 113-87 on Saturday night. Curry was just 2 for 12 in the first half, then didn’t even need to play...

Porter scores 50, Rockets stun Bucks after Giannis exits

Apr. 29, 2021 23:50 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Kevin Porter Jr. scored a career-high 50 points, and the NBA-worst Houston Rockets beat the Milwaukee Bucks 143-136 on Thursday night after Giannis Antetokounmpo left less than a minute into the game with a sprained ankle. Houston snapped a five-game...

Timberwolves beat Rockets 114-107 for third straight win

Apr. 28, 2021 00:28 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns scored 31 points and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Houston Rockets 114-107 on Tuesday night for their third straight victory. Anthony Edwards had 19 points and nine rebounds, and D’Angelo Russell added 15 points and seven...