D’Antoni tells Rockets he’s not coming back to Houston

AP 09/14/2020

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.  — Mike D’Antoni has told the Houston Rockets that he will not be back as coach with them next season, essentially choosing free agency over a return to the club with whom he…

Rockets’ Covington injured in collision with Lakers’ Davis

AP 09/09/2020

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida — Houston forward Robert Covington was taken to the locker room after colliding with Los Angeles Lakers center Anthony Davis in the fourth quarter of Game 3 of the teams’ Western Conference playoff…

James, Davis help Lakers hold on to beat Rockets, tie series

09/07/2020

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida — LeBron James had 28 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists, Anthony Davis added 34 points and 10 rebounds and the Los Angeles Lakers evened the Western Conference semifinals by beating the Houston…

LeBron powers Lakers over Rockets

01/19/2020

HOUSTON — The Los Angeles Lakers were determined to start the second half of their season on a high note following a loss that snapped a nine-game winning streak. They were able to do that by riding…

Green, Lee help short-handed Warriors beat Rockets

12/26/2019

SAN FRANCISCO  — Damion Lee made a statement on a rare big stage this season for injury-ravaged Golden State. Lee had 22 points and a career-high 15 rebounds, Draymond Green scored 16 of his 20 points in…

Rockets survive sloppy fourth quarter, beat Kings 113-104

12/24/2019

SACRAMENTO, California — James Harden scored 34 points, Russell Westbrook had 28 and the Houston Rockets overcame one of their worst fourth quarters of the season to beat the Sacramento Kings 113-104 on Monday night (Tuesday morning,…

Westbrook scores 40 as Rockets rally to defeat Clippers

12/20/2019

LOS ANGELES — Russell Westbrook has had his share of big games at Staples Center in front of family and friends. The Houston Rockets All-Star guard had one of the best outings of his career Thursday night…

Rockets beat Clippers behind Harden’s 47 points

11/14/2019

HOUSTON  — James Harden was pestered and harassed on defense by Patrick Beverley for most of Houston’s game against the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday night (Thursday morning, November 14, 2019, Philippine Time). Despite all of Beverley’s…

Harden scores 44 in Rockets victory over Grizzlies

11/05/2019

MEMPHIS, Tenn.  — James Harden scored 44 points, and the Houston Rockets recovered from a poor performance a night earlier at Miami for a 107-100 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night (Tuesday morning, November 5,…

Harden scores 59 points as Rockets outlast Wizards

10/31/2019

WASHINGTON  — James Harden needed every one of his 59 points against the Washington Wizards. Harden made one of two free throws with 2.4 seconds left to give the Houston Rockets a 159-158 victory over Washington on…

Fans at Rockets opener show support for Hong Kong protesters

10/25/2019

HOUSTON — A group of 30 fans at the Houston Rockets’ season opener against Milwaukee held signs and wore shirts in support of anti-government protesters in Hong Kong on Thursday night (Friday morning, October 25, 2019, Philippine…

Bucks beat Rockets 117-111 in Westbrook’s Houston debut

10/25/2019

HOUSTON— When Giannis Antetokounmpo fouled out with more than five minutes left after putting up a triple-double against the Houston Rockets, the rest of the Milwaukee Bucks didn’t panic. “These guys in this locker room, we’re fighters,…

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