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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...

Rockets' Kevin Porter Jr. fined $50,000 for strip club visit

Apr. 28, 2021 17:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA has fined Houston Rockets guard Kevin Porter Jr. $50,000 for violating the league’s health and safety rules by visiting a strip club in Miami last week with teammate Sterling Brown, who was assaulted outside the establishment. The league bars...

Rockets' Brown recovering in Houston after assault in Miami

Apr. 21, 2021 19:34 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Rockets guard Sterling Brown is back in Houston recovering from injuries sustained when he was assaulted outside a strip club in Miami early Monday morning. “He’s recovering,” coach Stephen Silas said. “He was assaulted and he has bumps and...

Heat run away in 2nd half, roll past Rockets 113-91

Apr. 19, 2021 22:53 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Heat were missing their three leading scorers, and still had more than enough to get past the Houston Rockets. Kendrick Nunn scored a season-high 30 points, Duncan Robinson and Goran Dragic each added 19 and Miami beat Houston 113-91 on Monday...

Rockets say Sterling Brown was attacked, injured in Miami

Apr. 19, 2021 21:26 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Houston Rockets say that guard Sterling Brown was assaulted by unknown individuals after the team arrived in Miami late Sunday night, suffering cuts to his face. Brown was not playing Monday against the Heat, though the team said that was because of a...

Jokic, Porter help Nuggets cruise by Rockets, 128-99

Apr. 16, 2021 23:30 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Nikola Jokic scored 29 points, Michael Porter Jr. added 21 and the Denver Nuggets cruised to a 128-99 victory over the Houston Rockets on Friday night. Jokic dominated in the paint, hitting 10 of 12 field goals and adding 16 rebounds. Jokic fell three...

Indiana sends Houston to 4th straight loss, 132-124

Apr. 15, 2021 00:18 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Caris LeVert scored 27 points, Domantas Sabonis added 22 and Malcolm Brogdon fell just short of a triple-double as the Indiana Pacers beat the Houston Rockets 132-124 on Wednesday night. LeVert was involved in the blockbuster January trade that sent...

Suns hit record-tying 18 3s in half, beat Rockets 126-120

Apr. 13, 2021 00:57 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Jae Crowder scored 26 points, Devin Booker added 24 and the Phoenix Suns tied an NBA record with 18 3-pointers in the first half on the way to a 126-120 victory over the Houston Rockets on Monday night. The long balls came in bunches for both teams in...

Leonard scores 31 as Clippers extend winning streak to 4

Apr. 10, 2021 01:21 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 31 points, Reggie Jackson added 26 and the Los Angeles Clippers used a dominating second quarter Friday night to defeat the Houston Rockets 126-109 and extend their winning streak to four games. The short handed Clippers, who were...

Porter scores 25 points, Rockets beat Timberwolves 129-107

Mar. 27, 2021 23:12 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kevin Porter Jr. scored 25 points in his return to Houston’s lineup, John Wall had 13 points and 12 assists and the Rockets rebounded to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 129-107 on Saturday night. On Friday night in the series opener, Houston blew a...