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Butler's triple-double helps Heat past Wizards, 112-103

Dec. 7, 2019 12:38 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Jimmy Butler scored 28 points and had his second triple-double of the week, Bam Adebayo had a career-high 24 points and the Miami Heat beat the Washington Wizards 112-103 on Friday night. Butler finished with 11 assists and 11 rebounds for Miami, which is 9-0 at home for the first time in...

Harris, Jordan lead Nets past Hornets, 111-104

Dec. 6, 2019 11:54 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Seven months ago, Brooklyn Nets sharpshooter Joe Harris won the NBA All-Star Weekend 3-point contest at the Spectrum Center. On Friday night, Harris was at it again by scoring 22 points and hitting six 3-pointers as the Nets continued their recent strong play in road games with a...

Harris, Jordan lead Nets past Hornets, 111-104

Dec. 6, 2019 11:41 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Seven months ago, Brooklyn Nets sharpshooter Joe Harris won the NBA All-Star Weekend 3-point contest at the Spectrum Center. On Friday night, Harris was at it again by scoring 22 points and hitting six 3-pointers as the Nets continued their recent strong play in road games with a...

Westbrook has triple-double as Rockets beat Raptors 119-109

Dec. 6, 2019 12:54 AM EST

TORONTO (AP) — No matter what, the Toronto Raptors were determined to double-team James Harden. The rest of the Houston Rockets made sure that strategy didn’t pay off. Russell Westbrook had 19 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists, Harden shook off a slow start to score 23 and the Rockets beat the...

Spurs rally for 2OT win after Harden’s disputed non-dunk

Dec. 4, 2019 1:31 AM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — James Harden had a slam dunk waved off by officials, the first sign that it might not be the Houston Rockets’ night. Lonnie Walker IV helped make sure of that. Walker had a career-high 28 points and the San Antonio Spurs overcame Harden’s 50 points by rallying from a late...

Harden scores 60 in 31 minutes, Rockets rout Hawks 158-111

Nov. 30, 2019 11:31 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden’s performance on Saturday night was enough to make even those who see him put up gaudy numbers night after night step back and marvel at his work. Harden scored a season-high 60 points in 31 minutes and the Houston Rockets sent the struggling Atlanta Hawks to their 10th...

Harden, Westbrook help Rockets down Heat 117-108

Nov. 27, 2019 11:48 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — When opponents trap and double team James Harden and Russell Westbrook it leaves openings for other players to step up and contribute. On Wednesday night that player was Danuel House, who had a career-high 23 points to help the Rockets to a 117-108 victory over the Miami Heat. “When...

Jokic, Grant lead Nuggets to a 117-104 win over Wizards

Nov. 27, 2019 12:40 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Gary Harris isn't putting up big scoring numbers. It’s the guard's defense that has spearheaded the Denver Nuggets' rise to the top of the Western Conference. After another shutdown night, Harris’ teammates are campaigning for him to be on the NBA's all-defensive team. "We're...

Doncic, Hardaway Jr. lead Mavs to 137-123 rout of Rockets

Nov. 24, 2019 7:16 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Dallas coach Rick Carlisle didn’t want his team to get overexcited about its convincing victory over the Houston Rockets on Sunday. He was, however, quick to note the importance of the victory. “This is a big win. There's no question about that,” Carlisle said....

Carter scores 26 as No. 6 Texas A&M beats USC 74-64

Nov. 24, 2019 12:14 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kayla Wells and her Texas A&M basketball teammates arrived in Los Angeles with two full days before their game against USC. The Aggies made the most of it, taking in Hollywood and the Clippers-Rockets game. Perhaps all that attributed to a slow start, but the Aggies turned it on as...