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Harden scores 57 but Grizzlies top Rockets 126-125 in OT

Mar. 21, 2019 1:10 AM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — James Harden did everything he could to bring the Houston Rockets back from a big deficit in the fourth quarter. He got them to overtime, but his 57 points weren't enough. All because of a last-second free throw. Mike Conley scored 35 points and Jonas Valanciunas had a career-best 33,...

Harden, Capela lead Rockets to easy win over Hawks

Mar. 19, 2019 11:19 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Chris Paul wasn't concerned that Houston would keep struggling to hit shots. "In the first half we weren't making anything," he said. "We looked, and it was tied up and we were down two at some point. Once we started making stops, we can blow this game open, man. That's what I always say....

Paul scores 25 to lead Rockets over Wolves 117-102

Mar. 18, 2019 12:47 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — After several less-than-stellar third quarters recently, the Houston Rockets talked at halftime Sunday night about coming out of the break better. And, it was that third-quarter improvement that helped them to the win. Chris Paul scored 25 points, tied a career high with six 3-pointers and...

Harden's 41 points lead Rockets over Suns 108-102

Mar. 16, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — After the Houston Rockets fought until the end to get a win against the last-place Phoenix Suns on Friday night, coach Mike D'Antoni criticized his team's attention to detail with the postseason approaching. "It's been about five games now where our focus is not where it should be," he said....

Warriors, minus Durant, end Rockets' 9-game streak, 106-104

Mar. 14, 2019 1:31 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — In his first season with the Golden State Warriors, DeMarcus Cousins hasn't quite adjusted to the level of scrutiny and interest that comes with playing for the defending back-to-back NBA champions. And after his best game of the season on Wednesday night in a win over the Houston Rockets,...

Rockets surging as scuffling Warriors come to town

Mar. 12, 2019 6:58 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Rockets are finally healthy and have won a season-high nine straight heading into their final regular-season meeting against the Golden State Warriors. Despite the surge, James Harden & Co. still trail first-place Golden State, which has lost six of 10 capped by a loss to the...

Rockets beat Hornets 118-106, run win streak to 9 games

Mar. 12, 2019 10:44 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden scored 28 points and Eric Gordon added 22 as the Houston Rockets cruised to their season-high ninth straight win, 118-106 over the Charlotte Hornets on Monday night. A night after Gordon ended a streak of 43 straight games where Harden led the team in scoring, the Beard was...

Houston extends streak to 9 games with win over Hornets

Mar. 12, 2019 12:13 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden was forced to carry an almost-impossible load on offense for big stretches of this season while many of the Houston Rockets were out with injuries. Now that the Rockets are at full strength, Harden is enjoying seeing his teammates shine on offense and help Houston make a late...

Gordon, Paul helps Rockets top Mavericks 94-93

Mar. 10, 2019 10:58 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — This time, James Harden was reduced to a supporting role for the Houston Rockets. Eric Gordon and Chris Paul led the way. Gordon scored 26 points and Paul blocked Jalen Brunson's jumper in the final seconds, sending the streaking Rockets to a 94-93 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday....

X-rays negative on Harden's wrist; will play Sunday

Mar. 9, 2019 2:38 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden will play on Sunday night when the Houston Rockets visit the Dallas Mavericks after X-rays on his injured right wrist were negative. Harden first injured it last Sunday in a win over Boston and aggravated it on Friday night in a fall in the first half of a victory over...