James Scores 26 As Lakers Roll Over Rockets 117-100LeBron James scored 26 points in just more than three quarters and the Los Angeles Lakers never trailed in a 117-100 rout of the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night.
NBA Fines Markieff Morris $35K For Altercation With Rockets' DeMarcus CousinsMorris was assessed with a Flagrant Foul 1 for the play on Tate and a technical foul for the altercation. Both he and Morris were ejected from the game.
Davis Has 27 As Lakers Roll To 120-102 Win Over RocketsAnthony Davis had 27 points, LeBron James added 18 and the Los Angeles Lakers won for the sixth time in seven games with a 120-102 victory over the Houston Rockets on Sunday night.
LeBron James On Daryl Morey's Tweet Supporting Hong Kong Protesters: 'He Wasn't Educated On The Situation'LeBron James has dribbled into the standoff between the NBA and China, calling the comments from Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey “not really educated” before Monday night’s preseason game against Golden State Warriors.
Brandon Ingram, Rajon Rondo Suspended Several Games After Lakers-Rockets BrawlIngram was suspended four games, Rondo will sit out three games and Paul two games. The NBA handed down the punishments a day after the incident in the fourth quarter at Staples Center.
Keidel: Would The Rockets Have Won With Chris Paul?Without their star point guard, Chris Paul, the Rockets couldn't push through a cold streak that left them trailing the Warriors in game 7.
Looks Like The Rockets Are Making This A SeriesThe Rockets, playing a dominant Warriors team in maybe the NBA's most hostile environment, evened the series at two games each.
The 2017 NBA Offseason And The 2018 Conference FinalsThe two biggest moves of the 2017 NBA offseason helped set the stage for this year's Eastern and Western Conference Finals match-ups.
Keidel: Pressure Is On The RocketsThe three most important Rockets -- James Harden, Chris Paul, and Mike D'Antoni -- need to prove they're more than playoff poseurs.
Chris Paul Not Celebrating Western Conference Finals AppearanceChris Paul's jaw-dropping display of basketball genius Tuesday night helped put the Rockets in the Conference Finals. But he's not done.
CP3 Leads Rockets Past Lakers 105-99 For 31st Win In 34Chris Paul scored 22 points, James Harden had 21 points and 10 assists, and the Houston Rockets kept steamrolling toward the playoffs with their 31st victory in 34 games, 105-99 over the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night.
LeBron Has Closed Gap In MVP Race, But It Should Still Go To HardenThe race for this year's MVP Award will be close, but with the level that the Houston Rockets have been playing at all season, it would be shocking if James Harden was not the recipient of the 2017-18 Maurice Podoloff Trophy.
Keidel: Are The Rockets The Team To Beat?The Rockets have a 15-game win streak and a slim lead over the Warriors in the Western Conference. But what will happen come playoff time?
Rockets Start Fast, Beat Clippers For 14th Straight VictoryThe Clippers overcame a 19-point deficit to win in Denver on Tuesday, but never got closer than eight against the Rockets.
Keidel: LeBron James, Cavaliers Still No Threat To WestLeBron James and his retooled Cavs still can't compete with the Warriors or Rockets. And an offseason move to the Lakers won't change that.