1. James Harden Doesn't Know Who Lil B Is, Isn't Worried About Curse

    When the Houston Rockets ' James Harden was asked by TMZ about "The Based God's Curse" placed on him by Lil B, he only had one response...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 1 month ago 195,356 reads 302 comments

  2. James Harden Sets NBA Single-Game Playoff Record with 13 Turnovers

    Houston Rockets guard James Harden had a rough night in Wednesday's series-ending Game 5 loss to the Golden State Warriors, setting an NBA single-game playoff record with 13 turnovers, per Sports Illustrated ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 1 month ago 2,218 reads 8 comments

  3. Howard's Failure to Grow Puts Rockets' Future in James Harden's Hands Yet Again

    OAKLAND, Calif. — On his way out of the Houston Rockets locker room following Game 5's 104-90 loss to the Golden State Warriors , James Harden walked with a hardback book ...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 1 month ago 156,813 reads 475 comments

  4. Rockets vs. Warriors: Whom to Watch in Game 5

    Everyone's anxious to see how Stephen Curry rebounds from a head contusion and whether  James Harden  can duplicate his 45-point performance from Game 4, but they're just two ...

    Kevin Alonzo Written by Kevin Alonzo about 1 month ago 513 reads 0 comments

  5. James Harden Has Nothing to Lose, Everything to Gain in Game 5 vs. Warriors

    James Harden has nothing left to prove in the 2015 NBA postseason. The Houston Rockets might hope their superstar shooting guard has a few miracles left in him, but the 25-year-old has already quieted his biggest critics...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 1 month ago 33,401 reads 245 comments

  6. James Harden Saves Rockets Season, but Will It Matter vs. Dominant Warriors?

    James Harden went ballistic when the Houston Rockets needed him to, but his superlative 45-point effort in Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals will only represent a momentary impediment to the Golden State Warriors' championship conquest...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 123,032 reads 294 comments

  7. NBA Finals 2015: Predictions, Championship Odds for Remaining Teams

    These conference finals have been, well, duds. The Cleveland Cavaliers appear to have beaten the life out of the Atlanta Hawks and currently hold a commanding 2-0 lead...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 15,942 reads 8 comments

  8. B/R Mixtape: Steph Curry and James Harden Do Battle in Western Conference Finals

    Steph Curry and James Harden were the top two MVP vote-getters for a reason. While the Golden State Warriors point guard took home the award, The Beard was equally deserving...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 14,304 reads 105 comments

  9. NBA Playoff Schedule 2015: Predictions, TV and Live Stream Coverage for Saturday

    After two heartbreaking losses to the Golden State Warriors, the Houston Rockets must defend their home court Saturday night. Falling down 0-3 to the Dubs in the Western Conference Finals would be a death sentence...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 3,004 reads 0 comments

  10. James Harden Is More Than Holding His Own in Heavyweight Duel with Steph Curry

    James Harden of the Houston Rockets and Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors are locked in a battle worth watching in the Western Conference Finals. It justifies every bit the pair finishing in the top two in MVP voting...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 month ago 14,410 reads 90 comments

  11. Chedda Da Connect: 'Lil B's Curse on Harden Isn't Real'

    Houston Rockets fans, I beg you, don't worry. Lil B's dreaded curse on James Harden won't affect the bearded superhero. At least that's what Houston rapper and "Flick of Da Wrist" pioneer Chedda Da Connect believes...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 1 month ago 62,174 reads 158 comments

  12. Similar Styles, Different Paths: How the Warriors and Rockets Got Here

    The Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets traveled two different roads to reach the Western Conference Finals. But now that these teams have arrived, they can see so much of themselves in one another...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 1 month ago 29,928 reads 108 comments

  13. To Edge Rockets, Curry and Warriors Needed Every Sort of Home-Court Advantage

    OAKLAND, Calif. — Sometimes, home-court advantage detonates in a buzzer-beating moment of exultation...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 1 month ago 37,272 reads 133 comments

  14. James Harden, Rockets Must Now Dig Themselves out of Yet Another Postseason Hole

    Following a tightly contested 99-98 loss to the Golden State Warriors on Thursday night, the Houston Rockets are once again left to dig themselves out of another seemingly inescapable hole...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 72,044 reads 533 comments

  15. James Harden Loses Ball on Potential Game-Winning Attempt in Final Seconds

    Houston Rockets star James Harden did everything he could to lead his team to victory in Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals on Thursday night, but in the end, he fell one play short in the 99-98 loss...

    Tyler Brooke Written by Tyler Brooke about 1 month ago 82,253 reads 470 comments

  16. Klay Thompson's Superstar Credentials on the Line in James Harden Matchup

    The decks are stacked against Klay Thompson. The Golden State Warriors ' All-Star guard has been assigned basically the ultimate wing defender test in these Western Conference Finals...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 1 month ago 50,112 reads 99 comments

  17. Missing in Many Ways, Dwight Howard's Absence Becoming Old News for Rockets

    OAKLAND, Calif. — One after another, his teammates approached Dwight Howard at various points in the game, especially in the late going as he just sat there in sadness...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 1 month ago 56,976 reads 310 comments

  18. James Harden Banks in Contested Layup at Buzzer to End 3rd Quarter vs. Warriors

    The Houston Rockets might have blown a 16-point first-half lead in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals, but James Harden was doing what he could to keep his team in the contest Tuesday night at Oracle Arena...

    Tyler Brooke Written by Tyler Brooke about 1 month ago 2,302 reads 5 comments

  19. NBA Playoffs 2015: Postseason Live Stream Info, TV Schedule and Odds

    They’re here—at long last, the conference finals have arrived. You can almost feel it in the air. None of the remaining teams have been much of a surprise...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 1,462 reads 1 comments

  20. Who Can You Trust? James Harden, Rockets to Find out in West Finals vs. Warriors

    OAKLAND, Calif. — Many others have been here before him. Even better scorers. Guys heralded as true leaders. Accomplished champions...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 1 month ago 40,005 reads 457 comments

  21. NBA Playoff Schedule 2015: Viewing Guide, Predictions for Conference Finals

    Two days. That’s it—just 48 hours stand between us and the Conference Finals, where the top two teams from the East and West clash for a chance to play for an NBA title...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 1 month ago 4,313 reads 1 comments

  22. NBA Finals 2015: Schedule and Pre-Conference Finals Predictions

    We've officially inched one step closer to the 2015 NBA Finals as the second round of the playoffs wrapped up Sunday afternoon...

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  23. What We Learned from the Houston Rockets' Game 7 Win

    With just under a minute remaining in the Houston Rockets' 113-100 win over the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 7 of the Western Conference Semifinals on Sunday afternoon, Terrence Jones swung a no-look pass in Trevor Ariza 's direction...

    Kevin Alonzo Written by Kevin Alonzo about 1 month ago 2,139 reads 0 comments

  24. Chris Paul or James Harden: Who Is Under Greater Pressure to Win Game 7?

    James Harden and Chris Paul will square off in Game 7 of their Western Conference Semifinals series. Both players are the leaders of their respective teams, but which of the two ...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 month ago 24,433 reads 98 comments

  25. Clippers-Rockets Game 6 Is About Who Can Neutralize Opponent's Stars

    Somehow, we've all made it through five games of this Houston Rockets - Los Angeles Clippers series. After 366 free throws and dozens of Deck-a-DJs, Hound-a-Howards, Smother-a-Smittys and Ha-Capelas, the Clippers head home to L...

    Fred Katz Written by Fred Katz about 1 month ago 10,377 reads 67 comments