James Harden

HOUSTON | Harden has triple-double to lead Rockets over Cavs 141-113

HOUSTON — January 11, 2019— James Harden had 43 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists in three quarters to lead the Houston Rockets to a 141-113 rout of the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night. After the Cavaliers got a 117-108 win in the first meeting with Houston this season, the Rockets were determined to take care … Continue reading HOUSTON | Harden has triple-double to lead Rockets over Cavs 141-113

LOS ANGELES | Lakers’ Ingram grateful 4-game suspension wasn’t harsher

LOS ANGELES— Brandon Ingram is grateful he wasn’t punished more harshly for his role in the fight that got the Los Angeles Lakers’ season off to a weird start. Ingram began his four-game suspension Monday night when the Lakers hosted the San Antonio Spurs. The normally mild-mannered forward confronted an official, shoved Houston‘s James Harden … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Lakers’ Ingram grateful 4-game suspension wasn’t harsher

LOS ANGELES | Led by bench, Clippers hang on to beat Rockets 115-112

LOS ANGELES— Montrezl Harrell led a fourth-quarter charge by the Clippers’ reserves with 17 points, and Los Angeles defeated the Houston Rockets 115-112 on Sunday night. Harrell and the bench helped the Clippers erase a four-point deficit late in the third, with Luc Mbah a Moute’s 3-pointer giving them the lead for good. Tobias Harris … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Led by bench, Clippers hang on to beat Rockets 115-112

LOS ANGELES | Fight in LeBron’s home Lakers debut, 124-115 loss to Houston

LOS ANGELES  — LeBron James scored 24 points for the Los Angeles Lakers in his wild home debut, which included three players getting ejected for fighting late in the fourth quarter of the Houston Rockets’ 124-115 victory Saturday night. Chris Paul and the Lakers’ Brandon Ingram and Rajon Rondo were tossed with 4:13 to play … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Fight in LeBron’s home Lakers debut, 124-115 loss to Houston

HOUSTON | Jazz try to slow Harden in Game 2 after Game 1 rout

HOUSTON (AP) — No one on the Utah Jazz is using the word “stop” when referring to what they’ll try to do to James Harden in Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals on Wednesday night after the Houston Rockets’ star scored 41 points in a Game 1 rout. They’re simply searching for ways to … Continue reading HOUSTON | Jazz try to slow Harden in Game 2 after Game 1 rout

MINNEAPOLIS | Harden, Rockets soar past Wolves 119-100 with 50-point 3rd

MINNEAPOLIS| April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)James Harden gave Houston quite the jump-start with 22 of the team’s 50 points in the third quarter, as the Rockets cruised past the Minnesota Timberwolves 119-100 on Monday night to take a 3-1 lead in their first-round playoff series. Chris Paul scored 15 of his 25 points in the near-record … Continue reading MINNEAPOLIS | Harden, Rockets soar past Wolves 119-100 with 50-point 3rd

Paul helps Rockets to 148-142 win over Lakers in double OT

HOUSTON/December 31, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) —  James Harden scored 40 points before leaving with a hamstring injury late in the fourth quarter, and Chris Paul scored 15 of his 28 points in overtime as the Houston Rockets snapped a five-game skid with a 148-142 double-overtime win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday night. Los Angeles … Continue reading Paul helps Rockets to 148-142 win over Lakers in double OT

James Harden scores 48 points, Rockets win 9th in row

PORTLAND, Ore. /December 10, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — The NBA’s hottest team has found a home on the road. Houston won its ninth consecutive game after James Harden scored 48 points and the Rockets rallied from 14-point, fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 124-117 on Saturday night. The Rockets, who trailed for most of … Continue reading James Harden scores 48 points, Rockets win 9th in row