Toney Douglas had a season-high 22 points and Greg Smith added a career-best 21 to help the Houston Rockets overcome a tough outing by James Harden and rally for a 107-105 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night.
Kobe Bryant had 22 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists for his 18th career triple-double, and the revitalized Los Angeles Lakers ran past the Houston Rockets 119-108 Sunday night for their fourth victory in five games since firing coach Mike Brown.
Jeremy Lin is leaving New York and taking Linsanity to Houston. The New York Knicks announced Tuesday night that they will not match the Houston Rockets’ three-year, $25 million offer for Lin, a restricted free-agent.
The Los Angeles Lakers could be looking at a future without Andrew Bynum and Dwight Howard.
The Minnesota Timberwolves were in the market for a capable perimeter shooter, ideally a veteran with experience in coach Rick Adelman’s system to help balance a frontcourt-heavy roster. The Houston Rockets could be looking for something much, much bigger.
Goran Dragic hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 28 seconds left and finished with 16 points and 13 assists in the Houston Rockets 107-104 comeback victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night.
Chris Paul scored 12 of his 23 points in the final 2:42, including a go-ahead layup with 24.6 seconds left, leading the Los Angeles Clippers to a 95-91 victory over the Houston Rockets on Saturday.
According to NBA.com, the Houston Rockets plan to buy out the contract of Derek Fisher, making him a free agent. Fisher was traded by the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday for Houston’s Jordan Hill.
Chris Paul had 28 points and 10 assists, Blake Griffin added 14 points and 11 rebounds and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Houston Rockets 105-103 in overtime Sunday night.
Blake Griffin had 22 points and nine assists before sitting out most of the fourth quarter, Chris Paul added 20 points and 10 assists, and the Los Angeles Clippers cruised to a 117-89 victory over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night.
Blake Griffin and Chris Paul are giving the Los Angeles Clippers an impressive one-two scoring punch, but defense has held the key to whether the Clippers win or lose.
With the news Friday that Yao Ming has decided to retire, the NBA lost a giant whose stature made him a force on the court and an ambassador for the spread of basketball throughout Asia.
Eric Gordon scored nine of his 24 points during the final 4:46 in his return to the lineup, Blake Griffin had 20 points and 14 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Clippers snapped a five-game losing streak with a 106-103 victory over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night.
Kobe Bryant scored 32 points, Pau Gasol had 26, including the go-ahead layup with 1:04 left in overtime, and the Los Angeles Lakers bounced back from consecutive home losses with a 114 106 victory over the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night.
Kyle Lowry scored 20 points, Chuck Hayes grabbed 11 rebounds and led Houston’s stingy defense on rookie star Blake Griffin, and the Rockets beat the Los Angeles Clippers 96-83 on Wednesday night.