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Mathews scores 23, Rockets rally past scuffling Jazz 116-111

Jan. 20, 2022 01:15 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Garrison Mathews scored 23 points, including five 3-pointers, to send the Houston Rockets to a 116-111 victory over the scuffling Utah Jazz on Wednesday night. Jae’sean Tate chipped in with 18 points and Eric Gordon scored 16. Kevin Porter Jr. had 15 points...

Gordon's late basket helps Rockets hold off Kings 118-112

Jan. 16, 2022 21:33 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Christian Wood had 23 points and 14 rebounds, Eric Gordon made a clutch bucket with 12.5 seconds remaining and the Houston Rockets held off the Sacramento Kings 118-112 on Sunday night. Kevin Porter Jr. added 23 points and seven assists for the Rockets....

Bagley's breakout game leads Kings past Rockets, 126-115

Jan. 15, 2022 01:16 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Marvin Bagley III had season highs of 26 points and 13 rebounds, and the Sacramento Kings beat the Houston Rockets 126-114 on Friday night. De’Aaron Fox added 27 points and eight assists for Sacramento. Buddy Hield scored 19 points and Harrison Barnes...

Gordon fuels Rockets' rally past Murray, Spurs, 128-124

Jan. 13, 2022 00:22 AM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Eric Gordon had 31 points and the Houston Rockets overcame Dejounte Murray’s career-high 32 to beat the San Antonio Spurs 128-124 on Wednesday night, snapping a three-game skid. “He was incredible,” Houston coach Stephen Silas said about Gordon. “To score...

Embiid goes over 30 again, 76ers beat Rockets 111-91

Jan. 10, 2022 23:14 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Joel Embiid had 31 points and eight rebounds to lead the Philadelphia 76ers over the Houston Rockets 111-91 Monday night for their seventh straight win. Embiid turned in his seventh straight 30-point game and also had six assists. He was 9 of 16 from the field and...

Towns' season-high 40 points leads Minnesota over Houston

Jan. 09, 2022 22:42 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns scored a season-high 40 points, D’Angelo Russell added 22 points and 10 assists and the Minnesota Timberwolves won their fourth straight game, beating the Houston Rockets 141-123 on Sunday night. Towns scored 22 points in the first half as...

Hardaway leads Mavericks to 130-106 win over Rockets

Jan. 07, 2022 23:14 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Tim Hardaway Jr. had 19 points and seven assists to lead the Dallas Mavericks to a 130-106 win over the Houston Rockets on Friday night. Dallas was without Luka Doncic, who was sidelined with a right ankle sprain, and Kristaps Porzingis, who missed his fourth...

Porter hits 3 with 0.4 left, Rockets beat Wizards 114-111

Jan. 05, 2022 22:55 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kevin Porter Jr. hit a 3-pointer from the right wing with 0.4 seconds left to give the Houston Rockets a 114-111 victory over the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night. Porter and Christian Wood returned from one-game suspensions for conduct detrimental to the...

Embiid's triple-double powers 76ers past Rockets 133-113

Jan. 03, 2022 22:33 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid got rolling early with a Euro-step, one-handed jam that shook the arena. Embiid walked to midcourt with his arms extended and soaked in the cheers. It was exactly the tonic the 76ers' All-Star center needed against one of the NBA's worst teams. ...

Rockets suspend leading scorer Wood, Porter for bad behavior

Jan. 03, 2022 21:33 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Houston Rockets suspended guard Kevin Porter Jr. and forward Christian Wood for Monday’s game against Philadelphia for conduct detrimental to the team. Wood is Houston’s leading scorer at 16.8 points. He and Porter both had meltdowns in a loss Saturday...