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Murray, Poeltl power Spurs to easy 134-104 win over Rockets

Jan. 25, 2022 23:06 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Dejounte Murray and Jakob Poeltl combined for 37 points in three quarters to help the San Antonio Spurs coast to a 134-104 victory over the Houston Rockets Tuesday night. Murray had 19 points and 10 assists and Poeltl had 18 points with nine rebounds by the end of...

Curry hits winning jumper, Warriors beat Rockets 105-103

Jan. 22, 2022 02:17 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Confetti fell and Stephen Curry flexed. He danced and celebrated a January victory against the lowly Rockets as if it were a playoff game in May. Oh how the Golden State Warriors needed this one. Curry needed this one. His dependable, smooth shot...

Undermanned Pacers stun Curry, Warriors 121-117 in overtime

Jan. 21, 2022 02:21 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Golden State Warriors were frenzied, rushing shots and being careless with the basketball. It led to perhaps their worst loss this season to an Indiana team with a handful of injured stars watching in street clothes. Keifer Sykes hit a go-ahead 3-pointer...

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...

Timeline of NBA in 1980s as league celebrates 75th season

Jan. 17, 2022 10:46 AM EST

Timeline of the National Basketball Association during the 1980s. The timeline includes milestone moments in the league’s history and key moments off the court as the NBA celebrates its 75th season: Feb. 22, 1980: The U.S. men’s ice hockey team beats the Soviet Union 4-3 in the...

Former NBA great Yao Ming addresses Peng Shuai, Olympics

Jan. 17, 2022 06:44 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Former NBA great Yao Ming said Monday he and others had a pleasant talk when they met last month with Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai, whose disappearance after making a sexual assault allegation against a former government official raised international concern. He...

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...