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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...

Pascal Siakam helps Raptors rally to beat Rockets 117-115

Apr. 08, 2022 23:07 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Pascal Siakam had 29 points and 12 rebounds, Gary Trent Jr. made the winning layup with 4.8 seconds left and the Toronto Raptors beat the Houston Rockets 117-115 on Friday night. Trent added 26 points for the Raptors in their home finale. With one game left in the...

Irving scores 42, Nets beat Rockets 118-105 to move to 8th

Apr. 05, 2022 23:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving scored 42 points and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Houston Rockets 118-105 on Tuesday night to improve their position in the race for play-in seeding. Irving had 17 points in the fourth quarter to help the Nets pull away again after their 21-point lead...

Barnes scores 25 in Kings' 2nd win over Rockets in 3 days

Apr. 01, 2022 23:13 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Harrison Barnes scored 25 points, and the Sacramento Kings beat the Houston Rockets 122-117 on Friday night. The Rockets and Kings were playing each other for the second time in three days following Sacramento’s 121-118 win on Wednesday. “I...

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...

Bane has 24 points, Grizzlies rout Rockets without Morant

Mar. 20, 2022 18:51 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Desmond Bane had 24 points and the Memphis Grizzlies overcame the absence of star Ja Morant with balanced scoring in a 122-98 victory over the NBA-worst Houston Rockets on Sunday. Bane was one of six Memphis players to score at least 13 points on a day Morant sat out...

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...