| Mar 24, 2014
| 5:03 AM
The Charlotte Bobcats put a beating on one Western Conference contender on Saturday and will attempt to do it again when they host the Houston Rockets on Monday. The Bobcats are fighting for positioning in the Eastern Conference and are two games clear of...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 8:36 PM
Harden's 37 points, 11 assists propel Rockets over Cavs
CLEVELAND -- James Harden said all those hours he spends in the gymnasium pay off in games like these.
The All-Star guard exploded for a game-high 37 points, 11 assists and four steals in the...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 8:40 PM
Rockets resume home dominance, rout Jazz
HOUSTON -- On the heels of a three-game road losing skid, the Houston Rockets reset their high-scoring offense against an opponent that was all too ripe for exploiting.
The Rockets turned an offensive clinic...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 8:10 PM
Orlando Magic fans showered Dwight Howard with boos when Amway Center's public-address announcer introduced each Houston Rockets starter. In the first quarter, the fans continued to boo whenever Howard caught the ball.
But the jeers' intensity...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 9:30 PM
Monday night, LeBron James couldn't miss the shots he had no business attempting.
Tuesday night, the one he needed most wasn't particularly close.
No, there was nothing close to 61 points this time, a night after he put together that...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 11:07 PM
It was a good night for Lakers fans. Lots of venting.
Dwight Howard was in town. He hadn't been back here for a game against the Lakers since he sinned against the 11th Commandment. Thou Shalt Not Leave the Lakers.
He not only left, but says now...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 4:01 PM
Dwight Howard was back in Los Angeles, this time to play against his former team.
He had a dress rehearsal a few months ago against the Clippers that didn't go well -- Howard was booed incessantly and his team lost badly -- but he'll go against the...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 11:48 AM
MEMPHIS – When Jeremy Lamb comes off the bench the Oklahoma City Thunder can expect good things to happen.
A most recent example came against the Grizzlies at FedEx Forum Tuesday, when Lamb entered the game late in the first quarter, the Thunder...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 1:28 PM
Jeremy Lin may no longer be an NBA starter. At least not all the time.
Or, to use the terminology of Houston Coach Kevin McHale, Lin is now one of "two starting point guards" for the Rockets, along with second-year player Patrick Beverley.
| Nov 4, 2013
| 11:07 PM
Monday night at Staples Center, many fans came to harass the contrarian to that ever popular Randy Newman song. They wanted to see Dwight Howard fail because he didn't love L.A.
Actually, it was just the Lakers portion of the metropolis that the star...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 3:13 PM
The Magic host the woeful Boston Celtics on Friday night at Amway Center. Larry Bird and Kevin McHale are not walking through that door, and neither are Shaquille O'Neal and Dwight Howard.
Something's changed, though: Magic vs. Celtics no longer has the...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 11:43 AM
Although the 2013-14 NBA regular season started just three and a half weeks ago, almost every team already has played one-eighth of its schedule.
So, it’s not too early to identify trends, triumphs and trouble spots around the league.