1. Rockets-Warriors Rivalry Will Never Be Unless Houston Gets Defensive

    HOUSTON — Muhammad Ali vs. Joe Frazier, Duke vs. North Carolina, Red Sox vs. Yankees, Cowboys vs. Redskins, Lakers vs. Celtics . The Houston Rockets vs. the Golden State Warriors ? Not so fast...

    Maurice Bobb Written by Maurice Bobb about 12 hours ago 33,221 reads 0 comments

  2. Warriors vs. Rockets: Score, Highlights, Reaction from 2017 Regular Season

    The Golden State Warriors went into Houston on Friday and rolled over the Rockets 125-108 to improve their NBA -best record to 37-6...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 14 hours ago 11,210 reads 0 comments

  3. James Harden Gives Game Ball to Fan on Her 100th Birthday

    Houston Rockets guard James Harden scored 38 points and guided his team to a 111-92 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks at Toyota Center on Wednesday, but arguably, his top highlight of the evening occurred after the contest...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 3 days ago 9,820 reads 1 comments

  4. James Harden Drains Step-Back 3, Shimmies to Celebrate

    Milwaukee Bucks swingman Giannis Antetokounmpo was responsible for several highlights during Wednesday's game against the Houston Rockets at Toyota Center, but he couldn't prevent James Harden from guiding the hosts to a comfortable win...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 3 days ago 800 reads 0 comments

  5. James Harden Posted League-Leading 4th 40-Point Triple-Double of the Season

    Fact: Despite the loss to the Miami Heat, Houston Rockets guard James Harden had 40 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists on Tuesday night. He now leads the league with four 40-point triple-doubles this season...

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  6. Rockets vs. Heat: Score, Highlights, Reaction from 2017 Regular Season

    The Houston Rockets have been cruising along during their first season under head coach Mike D'Antoni, but they hit a speed bump Tuesday evening in South Beach...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 4 days ago 6,630 reads 41 comments

  7. James Harden and 2 Brooklyn Nets Defenders Participate in Rare Triple-Flop

    We've all heard of a triple-double, but have you ever heard of a triple-flop? James Harden drove to the paint against Brooklyn Nets defenders Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and Quincy Acy and exaggerated the contact, falling to the floor...

    David  McCracken Written by David McCracken about 6 days ago 77,709 reads 82 comments

  8. James Harden Has 2 Triple-Doubles This Season with 40 Points and 15 Rebounds

    Fact: James Harden had 40 points, 15 rebounds and 10 assists in the Rockets ' 121-114 win over the Hornets on Tuesday night, his second triple-double this season with at least 40 points and 15 rebounds...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 10 days ago 2,057 reads 4 comments

  9. James Harden vs. Hornets: Stats, Highlights and Reaction

    James Harden 's MVP resume got another boost Tuesday night when the Houston Rockets combo-guard extraordinaire tallied 40 points, 15 rebounds and 10 assists in his team's 121-114 win over the Charlotte Hornets at the Toyota Center...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 11 days ago 5,456 reads 25 comments

  10. James Harden vs. Raptors: Stats, Highlights and Reaction

    James Harden continued his incredible season with another triple-double Sunday, leading the 30-9 Houston Rockets to a 129-122 win over the Toronto Raptors...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 13 days ago 12,351 reads 67 comments

  11. Thursday NBA Roundup: Westbrook's MVP Chances Remain Strong, but Winning Matters

    When the NBA names the 2016-17 MVP, a game from early January could loom large for James Harden and Russell Westbrook ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 16 days ago 37,351 reads 88 comments

  12. Russell Westbrook and James Harden Are Close, but LeBron James Is MVP So Far

    CLEVELAND — Some would consider the 2016-17 NBA MVP race a two-candidate competition between Houston Rockets guard James Harden and Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook ...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 18 days ago 59,128 reads 316 comments

  13. James Harden: 1st Player with 50 Points, 15 Assists and 15 Rebounds in a Game

    Fact: James Harden had 53 points, 17 assists and 16 rebounds in the Houston Rockets' 129-122 win over the New York Knicks Saturday night...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 20 days ago 4,657 reads 9 comments

  14. Saturday NBA Roundup: There Is No Doubting Giannis Antetokounmpo as a Superstar

    Giannis Antetokounmpo has long been a nuisance as far as the Chicago Bulls are concerned. A year-and-a-half ago, he was ejected from the Milwaukee Bucks' Game 6 blowout playoff loss for tackling Mike Dunleavy into the courtside seats...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 21 days ago 54,724 reads 74 comments

  15. James Harden vs. Knicks: Stats, Highlights and Reaction

    Houston Rockets star James Harden ended 2016 with a historic bang, accounting for 53 points, 17 assists and 16 rebounds in a 129-122 victory over the New York Knicks...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 21 days ago 166,127 reads 152 comments

  16. James Harden Helps Solidify Rockets Win with Triple-Double

    James Harden is on fire this season. On Friday, the Houston Rockets guard had his seventh triple-double of the 2016-17 campaign...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Rivea Ruff about 21 days ago 929 reads 0 comments

  17. Friday NBA Roundup: Isaiah Thomas Making Case as the Only Superstar Celtics Need

    It was the Boston Celtics' biggest game of the 2016-17 NBA season to date, and Isaiah Thomas was nowhere to be found down the stretch—and not because he was the shortest player out there...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 21 days ago 26,712 reads 69 comments

  18. Trevor Ariza, James Harden, Rockets Tried to Confront Salah Mejri After Game

    Rockets forward Trevor Ariza waited outside the Dallas Mavericks locker room for center Salah Mejri following Houston's testy 123-107 win Tuesday, according to Calvin Watkins of ESPN...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 24 days ago 150,585 reads 204 comments

  19. Tuesday NBA Roundup: Russell Westbrook's Greatness Can't Be Found in Stats Alone

    LeBron James may be "The King," but Russell Westbrook is the undisputed master of triple-doubles. The Oklahoma City Thunder superstar emerged with his 15th trip-dub of the ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 25 days ago 41,028 reads 149 comments

  20. Monday NBA Roundup: Wizards Turning Corner in Complicated Eastern Conference

    Earning the split in a back-to-back series with the Milwaukee Bucks wouldn't normally qualify as a turning point, but the Washington Wizards ' 107-102 win on Monday kind of felt like one anyway...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 26 days ago 11,824 reads 29 comments

  21. 2016-17 NBA Power Rankings: How All 30 Teams Shake Out at Christmas

    The NBA season officially began at the end of October, but Christmas Day marks its real commencement. Christmas is the "wink, wink, nudge" point at which serious followers of the league quietly agree to start scrutinizing the action more closely...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 29 days ago 94,317 reads 108 comments

  22. Wednesday NBA Roundup: Marc Gasol Won't Let Grizzlies' Puzzling Season Unravel

    The strangest thing about the Memphis Grizzlies ' 98-86 win over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday? The perfect sense it made...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 month ago 20,789 reads 31 comments

  23. Tuesday NBA Roundup: Why Isn't Anyone Talking About the San Antonio Spurs?

    Every year, like clockwork, a large sector of NBA fans and pundits doubt (or forget completely about) the San Antonio Spurs. And every year, without fail, San Antonio proves them wrong...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 48,451 reads 96 comments

  24. Spurs vs. Rockets: Score, Highlights, Reaction from 2016 Regular Season

    Not even the red-hot Houston Rockets with a double-digit lead late in the fourth quarter could stop the San Antonio Spurs on the road...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 8,345 reads 34 comments