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Houston Rockets star James Harden managed to play through some immense pain his last time out. The NBA's leading scorer will be a game-time decision when the Rockets look for a fourth straight win Friday night against the visiting Brooklyn Nets. Harden scored 21 points on 4-of-13 shooting in Wednesday's 110-105 win over the Los Angeles Clippers. He twisted his right ankle late in...
Via AP on Fox
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Daryl Morey: Even We Had Doubts About James Harden Trade

James Harden has become one of the NBA's best players since his trade to the Houston Rockets, but wasn't a clear-cut win at the time for Daryl Morey. Some believed Harden would not be able to extend his production to superstar minutes when he was 6th Man of the Year with the Oklahoma City Thunder. "The Harden trade was about 60-40 in favor of our side at the time," said Morey. "Even...
Via RealGM
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brewer's big 4th quarter helps Rockets beat Clippers 110-105

HOUSTON (AP) -- James Harden started his career as the sixth man for the Oklahoma City Thunder. He's been a starter since coming to Houston, but with his history he still delights in seeing the guys off the bench playing as they did in the Rockets' 110-105 win over the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday night. "Our starters didn't have a really good game up until the fourth quarter...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Corey Brewer's big fourth quarter helps Rockets beat Clippers

  James Harden had 21 points, Corey Brewer scored 13 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter and the Houston Rockets snapped a six-game skid to the Los Angeles Clippers with a 110-105 win on Wednesday night. It's Houston's first victory over Los Angeles since March 30, 2013, and just the second win in the past 13 meetings with the Clippers. The Rockets opened the fourth quarter with...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

RECAP: Brewer's big 4th quarter helps Rockets beat Clippers 110-105

James Harden had 21 points, Corey Brewer scored 13 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter and the Houston Rockets snapped a six-game skid to the Los Angeles Clippers with a 110-105 win on Wednesday night. It's Houston's first victory over Los Angeles since March 30, 2013, and just the second win in the past 13 meetings with the Clippers. The Rockets opened the fourth quarter with...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brewer's big 4th quarter helps Rockets beat Clippers 110-105

HOUSTON (AP) James Harden had 21 points, Corey Brewer scored 13 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter and the Houston Rockets snapped a six-game skid to the Los Angeles Clippers with a 110-105 win on Wednesday night. It's Houston's first victory over Los Angeles since March 30, 2013, and just the second win in the past 13 meetings with the Clippers. The Rockets opened the fourth...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

RECAP: Brewer's big 4th quarter helps Rockets beat Clippers 110-105

James Harden had 21 points, Corey Brewer scored 13 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter and the Houston Rockets snapped a six-game skid to the Los Angeles Clippers with a 110-105 win on Wednesday night. It's Houston's first victory over Los Angeles since March 30, 2013, and just the second win in the past 13 meetings with the Clippers. The Rockets opened the fourth quarter with...
Via Fox Sports West
1 day ago  |  Discuss

RECAP: Brewer's big 4th quarter helps Rockets beat Clippers 110-105

James Harden had 21 points, Corey Brewer scored 13 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter and the Houston Rockets snapped a six-game skid to the Los Angeles Clippers with a 110-105 win on Wednesday night. It's Houston's first victory over Los Angeles since March 30, 2013, and just the second win in the past 13 meetings with the Clippers. The Rockets opened the fourth quarter with...
Via Fox Sports West
1 day ago  |  Discuss

In the MVP debate, LeBron is still the King

Every few years, the NBA media’s God complex expands to such a degree that, rather than actually voting on who the most valuable player in basketball is like other leagues do, they wave a created candidate in our face because, well, they’re the media mafia and they need us to know that this is THEIR league. We never buy it at first, you know, because it’s ridiculous that...
Via The Sports Post
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets: McDaniels-Prigioni Trade Grades

(Source: Alex Goodlett/Getty Images North America) Houston Rockets: McDaniels-Prigioni Trade Grades By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content At Hoopstuff… Rockets Receive: KJ McDaniels from Philadelphia, Pablo Prigioni from New York Rockets Trade: Isaiah Caanan and a 2nd to Philadelphia, Two 2nd Rounders to New York I thought KJ McDaniels was going to be a first round pick this...
Via HoopStuff
3 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden’s best highlights of his triple-double against Timberwolves

The Houston Rockets beat the Minnesota Timberwolves, 113-102, and MVP candidate James Harden messed around and finished with a triple-double. Harden went for 31 points, 11 rebounds, and 10 assists. He even had four blocks to add to that damage. Here are some of his highlights from that game: That triple-double was his second of the season. The bearded one is making a better case...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
3 days ago  |  Discuss

No More Bones With TJones!

So ya know, sometimes it's good to be late to the party.  Ya get to seem like you had a lot of more important shizz to do, if it's lame it won't matter as much if you dipset early...  If only that principle worked in fantasy analysis! After a fantastic weekend, the buzz to go and grab Terrence Jones was like a hot party right in its peak.  "New York's hottest new club is JELLY...
Via Razzball Basketball
3 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden Puts Ricky Rubio On Skates

Houston Rockets swingman James Harden was feeling it when the Timberwolves came into town. Posting his 4th career triple-double consisting of 31 points, 11 rebounds, 10 assists and four blocked shots for good measure. He also had this master-level crossover sequence, in which Ricky Rubio had his ankles broken — into several pieces. The post James Harden Puts Ricky Rubio On Skates...
Via Hooped Up
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Harden, Rockets hold off Wolves

HOUSTON (AP) -- James Harden had 31 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for his second triple-double this season, leading the Houston Rockets to a 113-102 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night. Harden got off to a slow start, missing his first seven shots. He got going late in the first quarter, had 13 points at halftime and was a rebound away from wrapping up his...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Harden, Rockets hold off Wolves

HOUSTON (AP) -- James Harden had 31 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for his second triple-double this season, leading the Houston Rockets to a 113-102 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night. Harden got off to a slow start, missing his first seven shots. He got going late in the first quarter, had 13 points at halftime and was a rebound away from wrapping up his...
Via Fox Sports North
3 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden's triple-double boosts Rockets over Timberwolves

  James Harden had 31 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for his second triple-double this season, leading the Houston Rockets to a 113-102 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night. Harden got off to a slow start, missing his first seven shots. He got going late in the first quarter, had 13 points at halftime and was a rebound away from wrapping up his fourth career...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden breaks Ricky Rubio's ankles (Video)

Houston Rockets superstar James Harden broke the ankles of Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio during the third quarter of Monday night's game at the Toyota Center.Harden's wicked crossover caused Rubio to slip to the floor, allowing Harden to shoot the wide open three-pointer.Harden finished with a triple-double (31 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists) as the Rockets beat...
Via Holdout Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Timberwolves at Rockets

A renewed focus on defense and a big night from Corey Brewer helped the Houston Rockets avert their longest losing streak in more than 10 months in the opener of a five-game homestand. They'll try to continue their success at Toyota Center in a matchup with the Minnesota Timberwolves, who have been no pushover since getting several starters back from injury. With Houston seeking...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Analysis of McDaniels and Prigioni to the Houston Rockets

Time is up on the trade deadline, and just about 9% of all NBA players have been moved to other teams. Draft picks have been dealt, players have swapped jerseys, the second half of the season has commenced. The Houston Rockets were one of the active teams in the trade market, originally aiming to sign Goran Dragic from the Phoenix Suns to fill the empty void at their point-guard...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves-Rockets Preview

A renewed focus on defense and a big night from Corey Brewer helped the Houston Rockets avert their longest losing streak in more than 10 months in the opener of a five-game homestand. They'll try to continue their success at Toyota Center in a matchup with the Minnesota Timberwolves, who have been no pushover since getting several starters back from injury. With Houston seeking...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston’s Josh Smith denies Terrence Ross at the rim

Toronto’s Terrence Ross must have had a huge dinner because he just got stuffed! OK that was a lame attempt but Ross did have his dunk attempted rejected by Rockets’ Josh Smith (yes he did play defense) in last night’s clash. Ross seemingly had a wide-open baseline and had the ball and his arm cocked back to throw it down but Smith had other ideas in mind. The post Houston’s...
Via Bloguin Best
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston’s Josh Smith denies Terrence Ross at the rim

Toronto’s Terrence Ross must have had a huge dinner because he just got stuffed! OK that was a lame attempt but Ross did have his dunk attempted rejected by Rockets’ Josh Smith (yes he did play defense) in last night’s clash. Ross seemingly had a wide-open baseline and had the ball and his arm cocked back to throw it down but Smith had other ideas in mind. The post Houston’s...
Via Crossover Chronicles
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Houston Rockets Josh Smith With the "Gimme My Ball Back" Block of the Night

Some people watch basketball for the dunks. Others watch it for the sweet crossovers or the deadly threes. I watch it for the blocks. I love defense no matter what the game is so when it comes to basketball the block is my favorite play.So when I see plays like the one Josh Smith made for the Houston Rockets Saturday night against the Raptors I am a happy man! Read more »
Via FatManWriting
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewer's 26 leads Rockets over Raptors

HOUSTON (AP) -- Corey Brewer had a season-high 26 points, James Harden scored 16 of his 20 in Houston's big third quarter, and the Rockets cruised to a 98-76 win over the Toronto Raptors on Saturday night. Harden, who leads the NBA in scoring, got off to a tough start and had just four points by halftime. The Rockets led by 4 with less than four minutes left in the third before going...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewer scores 26 to lead Rockets in easy win over Raptors

  Corey Brewer had a season-high 26 points, James Harden scored 16 of his 20 in Houston's big third quarter, and the Rockets cruised to a 98-76 win over the Toronto Raptors on Saturday night. Harden, who leads the NBA in scoring, got off to a tough start and had just four points by halftime. The Rockets led by 4 with less than four minutes left in the third before going on a 12...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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