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James Harden scored 28 points, Patrick Patterson added 20 and the Houston Rockets snapped a three-game losing streak with a 93-89 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday night.
Toney Douglas swished a 3-pointer and sank two free throws in the final 1:11 as Houston won for the 33rd consecutive time when holding its opponent below 90 points, the NBA's longest current streak.
Nate Robinson scored 21 off the bench, Luol Deng added 19 and Carlos Boozer had 13 points and 15 rebounds for the Bulls, who've lost three in a row for the first time in Tom Thibodeau's three seasons as coach.
Houston point guard Jeremy Lin was on the bench for the final five minutes. Lin went 2 for 9 from the field and scored only four points.
Robinson had the highlight of the game, spinning around Lin in midair for a layup with five minutes left to put the Bulls up 81-79. Robinson swished a 3-pointer on Chicago's next possession, and Lin went to the bench.
The Bulls' offense bogged d...
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Last Monday, the Rockets decided to send rookie Royce White to their D-League affiliate. That was the story anyway. White was actually already not with the Rockets, apparently upset with the organization for failing to live up to its promises in accomodating his anxiety disorder. White has asked Houston to give him permission not to fly on the team's plane to road games and...
Jeremy Lin is getting ready to play the New York Knicks for the first time since leaving them during the offseason to sign with the Houston Rockets. Naturally, he’s facing plenty of questions from the New York media about his time with the team and his departure. His first game against the Knicks also marks a perfect time to reevaluate the Knicks’ decision to let him go, which...
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From the "Malice at the Palace," his confrontation with Kobe Bryant to his blatant elbow to Rockets' James Harden's neck, needless to say, World Peace isn't so peaceful.
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Jeremy Lin blew up over a strong month last season in New York, and that catapulted in to a pretty good 3 year $25 million dollar deal in Houston. Lin is in Houston now, and coincidence or not, Lin is now in the same place that allowed Yao Ming to capture All Star vote year [...]
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Omer Asik has been one of the NBA's best defensive bigs though he struggles offensively still.
Losing Derrick Rose for at least half the season is a huge blow to the Chicago Bulls’ title chances, but do not tell that to Joakim Noah and Luol Deng, who have had their best seasons to date. Scoring at a career high clip, grabbing his usual double-digit rebounds, while playing great defense, with great energy and hustle and improved shot blocking, Noah is playing amazing basketball...
Jeremy Lin became a global phenomenon with the New York Knicks last season.
Now, "Linsanity" has faded, and his struggles with the Houston Rockets is partly why.
Lin will try to bounce back from one of his worst performances of the season in order to help the Rockets continue their dominance of the Knicks in his first meeting with his former team Friday night.
Derrick Favors makes nice use of a Gordon Hayward screen, catches the inbound pass and jams down a thunderous dunk with the defending Patrick Patterson all over him.
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HOUSTON -- Even for a team ranked second in the NBA in pace, the Houston Rockets exceeded all expectations against the New York Knicks on Friday night. Keyed by the unconscious shooting of Chandler Parsons in the first quarter, the free-throw marksmanship of James Harden in the second, and another knockout rally in the third period, the Rockets shot the lights out at Toyota Center...