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May 11, 2019 - 5:24 am
After Stephen Curry bounced back from the first scoreless first half of his playoff career to score 33 points in the last two quarters and help the Golden State Warriors eliminate the Houston Rockets and advance to the Western Conference finals on Friday night, coach Steve Kerr stopped to talk with...
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May 09, 2019 - 6:59 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Golden State Warriors have won plenty of games on the postseason stage without their biggest stars. This time, Kevin Durant went down, and Klay Thompson and company found a way when the Warriors desperately needed it. Thompson scored 27 points, including a key layup with...
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January 21, 2019 - 8:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid relished the chance to face James Harden, and wasn't going to let a little back tightness stop him. Embiid had 32 points and 14 rebounds to lead the Philadelphia 76ers past fellow MVP contender Harden and the Houston Rockets 121-93 on Monday night. "I love playing...
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January 14, 2019 - 7:44 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden scored a season-high 57 points to carry the short-handed Houston Rockets to a 112-94 win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night. The reigning MVP extended his streak of 30-point games to 17 by halftime, pouring in 36 points over the first two quarters to put Houston...
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January 03, 2019 - 11:32 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A defender on either side of him, James Harden let it fly one last time for an improbable game-winner in the waning seconds of overtime before falling backward and hitting the floor. It took his second triple-double of the week, fifth straight 40-point performance and sheer...
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December 19, 2018 - 7:35 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden scored 35 points as the Houston Rockets set an NBA record with 26 3-pointers and won their fifth straight game, 136-118, over the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night. A 3 by Gary Clark tied the record with 2:42 left and fans began chanting: "Three, three, three," every...
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December 17, 2018 - 7:55 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden scored 47 points to help the Houston Rockets hold off the Utah Jazz 102-97 on Monday night for their fourth straight win. It was Houston's first victory over the Jazz this season after dropping the first two meetings. The team's current winning streak comes following a...
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December 13, 2018 - 9:11 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Rockets were clinging to a lead over the Los Angeles Lakers in the fourth quarter on Thursday night when James Harden told coach Mike D'Antoni he needed to come out for a bit to rest — something the reigning MVP never does. D'Antoni was perfectly happy to fulfill Harden's...
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November 15, 2018 - 8:42 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Carmelo Anthony is done in Houston. Rockets general manager Daryl Morey released a statement Thursday saying the team is "parting ways" with Anthony and "working toward a resolution." Anthony played just 10 games for the Rockets after signing a one-year, $2.4 million deal during the...
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November 08, 2018 - 7:41 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Paul George scored 20 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Houston Rockets 98-80 on Thursday night without point guard Russell Westbrook for their seventh straight victory. Westbrook missed his second consecutive game with a sprained left ankle. George also had 11...
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