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HOUSTON -- Rockets guard James Harden returned from a one-game injury hiatus and provided Houston with a scoring punch that, considering the opponent, few anticipated would be so sorely needed. With the lowly Wizards refusing to relent on the heels of their first road win on Tuesday night in New Orleans, the Rockets struggled before pulling out an unsightly 99-93 win Wednesday night at Toyota Center. Harden paced the Rockets (10-11) with 31 points after being sidelined on Monday with a sprained right ankle. The Rockets maintained their breakneck pace against the Spurs even without Harden, eventually falling in overtime. Their offense was less efficient against Washington. The Rockets built a 10-point lead at the close of the first quarter and surrendered that advantage thanks to nine second-quarter turnovers before allowing the Wizards (3-16) to answer their 15-2 run with a 10-0 burst late in the third. It took Harden converting a three-point play at the 6:13 mark of the fourt...
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James Harden missed Monday's game with an ankle injury, but he returned to practice yesterday. Unfortunately, Jeremy Lin suffered his own ankle injury at practice and will be evaluated today. Neither injury was serious, and if Lin has to miss time, it is not expected to be very much time.According to Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle, Harden is expected to return...
As the focal point of the Rockets' offense this season, James Harden is shooting 25 percent on roughly four shots per game.
HOUSTON -- Rockets guard James Harden returned from a one-game injury hiatus and provided the Houston Rockets with a scoring punch that, considering the opponent, few anticipated would be so sorely needed. With the lowly Washington Wizards refusing to relent on the heels of their first road win, Tuesday night in New Orleans, the Rockets struggled before pulling out an unsightly...
James Harden has already proven that he is capable of success outside of Oklahoma City. Before he was traded to the Houston Rockets, there were worries that Harden was just a product of a system, playing opposite two of the best players in the game and he would flounder if he had to carry a team.
The Rockets are not blowing away the competition by any means, but at just a game...
10 a.m. ET: When the Celtics last took the floor against a Texas opponent, they played 10 minutes of free basketball. After a day off from practice to recover from that tough win over the Mavericks, the Celtics hope for a much shorter, much easier victory over the Rockets.
Houston is led by James Harden, who came over from Oklahoma City in a late preseason trade and has become unquestionably...
Jordan Farmar may be at least one example of an NBA player to suit up in the Israeli Super League, but overall there aren’t many Jewish players in professional basketball.
Perhaps that’s why it looks like the Houston Rockets need to do a little brushing up on the melody and lyrics of “I have a Little Dreidel” — otherwise known as “The Dreidel Song.” Apparently someone...
LeBron James and Kobe Bryant are the leading vote-getters, while Jeremy Lin has a chance to bring Linsanity to the NBA All-Star game.
Lin was running third among Western Conference guards behind Bryant (639,419 votes) and Chris Paul (353,603) when the NBA released the first All-Star balloting update of the season Thursday. Lin was a little more than 55,000 votes behind Paul as he...
The San Antonio Spurs survived a shootout of the highest order Monday night, beating the Houston Rockets 134-126 in overtime. With James Harden out with a sprained ankle, the key match up of the game was shaping up to be Tony Parker and Jeremy Lin. They did not disappoint. Parker finished with 27 points, 12 assists and 12 rebounds, his first career triple double. Lin had...
HOUSTON -- Perhaps this was a special, limited engagement of Linsanity. Rockets point guard Jeremy Lin matched his career high of 38 points, but Houston could not overcome the San Antonio Spurs' bevy of sharpshooters, falling 134-126 in overtime Monday night at Toyota Center. Guard Gary Neal paced San Antonio (18-4) with 29 points, and Tony Parker added a triple-double of...
The Celtics are sitting at 11-9 on the season, putting them in fourth place in a very competitive Atlantic Division. It’s time to take a look at their upcoming opponents this week to see if they can build up some momentum.
With the New York Knicks, Brooklyn Nets and Philadelphia 76ers all playing sound basketball, the Celtics can no longer afford to slack off during the regular...
Boston Celtics (12-9) at Houston Rockets (10-11)Friday, December 14, 20128:00 PM ET Regular Season Game #22, Road Game #10TV: ESPN, CSN-NE, CSN-HRadio: WEEI, KBMEToyota Center Referees: Tom Washington, David Jones, Haywoode Workman
The Celtics begin their 3 game road trip in Houston where they take
Linsanity and The Beard. They also will face old friend...