Latest Christian Wood News

Rockets optimistic despite posting NBA's worst record again

Apr. 11, 2022 15:48 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Optimism abounds for the Houston Rockets despite finishing with the NBA’s worst record for a second straight season. “We didn’t have the season we wanted to, but we showed glimpses of what we can be,” rookie Jalen Green said. “So, I would hope that all the...

Hawks beat Rockets 130-114 but stay in 9th spot for play-in

Apr. 10, 2022 19:34 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Atlanta coach Nate McMillan is certainly glad his team's season didn't end Sunday with the regular-season finale. But next year he hopes the Hawks aren't clawing for a spot in the play-in tournament during the last few days of the season. Trae Young...

Edwards has 33, Towns 28, Timberwolves beat Rockets 139-132

Apr. 03, 2022 22:21 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Anthony Edwards scored 33 points, Karl-Anthony Towns added 28 and the Minnesota Timberwolves built a huge lead and held on for a 139-132 win over the Houston Rockets on Sunday night. It’s the second straight victory for Minnesota, which is in seventh place in the...

Kings used balanced scoring attack to beat Rockets 121-118

Mar. 30, 2022 23:35 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Davion Mitchell, Damian Jones and Trey Lyles scored 24 points each, and the Sacramento Kings outlasted the Houston Rockets for a 121-118 win Wednesday night. It was a wild back-and-forth game where both teams had double-digit leads before staying close in the fourth...

Murray scores career-high 33, Spurs outlast Rockets 123-120

Mar. 28, 2022 23:28 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Dejounte Murray scored a career-high 33 points and the San Antonio Spurs held on for a 123-120 win over the Houston Rockets Monday night to inch closer to the final play-in spot in the Western Conference. It was the fourth straight victory for the Spurs, who moved...

Doncic-less Mavs pull away, beat last-place Rockets 110-91

Mar. 23, 2022 23:55 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Jalen Brunson scored 28 points and Spencer Dinwiddie added 26 with Luka Doncic resting a sore right ankle, and the Dallas Mavericks overwhelmed the Houston Rockets in the second half for a 110-91 victory Wednesday night. The victory pulled Dallas even with Utah at...

Wood makes career-best 8 3s as Rockets down Wizards 115-97

Mar. 21, 2022 23:49 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Late in a difficult season, Christian Wood gave the Houston Rockets a reason to smile Monday night. Wood set career highs with eight 3-pointers and 39 points as the Rockets used a huge second-half run to rally for a 115-97 win over the Washington Wizards. ...

Brogdon & Bitadze lead Pacers to 121-118 win over Rockets

Mar. 18, 2022 23:02 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Malcolm Brogdon scored 25 points and Goga Bitadze added 23, including two key baskets down the stretch, to help the Indiana Pacers beat the Houston Rockets 121-118 on Friday night. A 3-pointer by Tyrese Haliburton cut Houston’s lead to two with about 2 1/2 minutes...

Booker has 36 points, NBA-leading Suns beat Rockets 129-112

Mar. 16, 2022 23:34 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Devin Booker scored 36 points, Mikal Bridges added 26 and the NBA-leading Phoenix Suns beat the Houston Rockets 129-112 on Wednesday night for their third straight victory. Booker shot 15 of 24 from the field and scored at least 30 points for the second time in the...

Valanciunas, Hayes power Pelicans past Rockets, 130-105

Mar. 13, 2022 23:05 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jonas Valanciunas had 32 points and 10 rebounds, and the New Orleans Pelicans emphatically snapped a four-game skid with a 130-105 victory over the Houston Rockets on Sunday night. Jaxson Hayes scored for 21 points for New Orleans, energizing his team with the...