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Hawks head to playoffs after 124-95 rout of woeful Rockets

May. 16, 2021 22:21 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Rookie Onyeka Okongwu set career highs with 21 points and 14 rebounds, and the Atlanta Hawks headed to the playoffs on a roll with a 124-95 rout of the woeful Houston Rockets in the regular-season finale Sunday night. The Hawks went with a makeshift...

Rockets get 122-115 win with Clippers resting stars

May. 14, 2021 23:52 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Kelly Olynyk scored 20 points and fell a rebound shy of a triple-double as the Houston Rockets snapped a seven-game skid with a 122-115 victory over a Los Angeles Clippers team that rested several starters Friday night. Olynyk had 11 assists and nine...

Lillard, Blazers score 50 in first, blast Rockets 140-129

May. 11, 2021 01:38 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard had 34 points and nine rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers raced to a 140-129 victory over the Houston Rockets on Monday night. The Blazers scored 50 points in the first quarter, setting a franchise record...

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...

Bucks beat Rockets 141-133, tie Nets for 2nd place in East

May. 07, 2021 23:47 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brook Lopez had 24 points and Khris Middleton scored 21 of his 23 in the second half to help the Milwaukee Bucks beat the short-handed Houston Rockets 141-133 on Friday night for their fifth consecutive victory. The Bucks (43-24) tied Brooklyn for...

Randle scores 31 points as Knicks rout Rockets 122-97

May. 02, 2021 23:13 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Julius Randle scored 31 points in three quarters to lead the New York Knicks to a 122-97 victory over the Houston Rockets on Sunday night. Randle, who had seven rebounds and six assists, scored 15 points in the third quarter to pad the lead and spent the...

Curry's big 3rd quarter leads Warriors past Rockets, 113-87

May. 01, 2021 23:26 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Stephen Curry bounced back from a rough first half with 23 of his 30 points in the third quarter, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Houston Rockets 113-87 on Saturday night. Curry was just 2 for 12 in the first half, then didn’t even need to play...

Porter scores 50, Rockets stun Bucks after Giannis exits

Apr. 29, 2021 23:50 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Kevin Porter Jr. scored a career-high 50 points, and the NBA-worst Houston Rockets beat the Milwaukee Bucks 143-136 on Thursday night after Giannis Antetokounmpo left less than a minute into the game with a sprained ankle. Houston snapped a five-game...