5:04 AM EST, Mon January 21, 2019
www.chron.com 15 hours ago
James Harden's defense proves stellar for Rockets, regardless of critics

James Harden's defense proves stellar for Rockets, regardless of critics

With the Rockets playing just one true center, Nenê, against the Lakers' trio of seven-footers on Saturday, Rockets guard James Harden spent most of the second half defending in the post. It won't be the last time.
www.chron.com 15 hours ago

Rockets finding ways to defeat Harden-obsessed defenses

The Lakers on Saturday were the latest team to have a defense entirely devoted to defending James Harden, even at the risk of giving up open shots to his teammates.
Los Angeles Times 14 hours ago

Five takeaways from the Lakers’ 138-134 overtime loss to the Houston Rockets

Josh Hart threw a pass toward Kyle Kuzma, who had James Harden draped around him. The pass went off Kuzma’s hands and out of bounds. The Lakers teammates walked back toward the other side of the court together, Kuzma with his arm around Hart. About 20 minutes later in the locker room after the...

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The Dream Shake 4 hours ago
Houston Rockets vs. Philadelphia 76ers game preview

Houston Rockets vs. Philadelphia 76ers game preview

If you thought Ivica Zubac was annoying, just wait until tonight when Houston runs into a team of Zubacs. The Rockets had no answer for the Lakers’ young Croatian center, and there’s likely not going to be any answers for Joel Embiid, who’s one of the most skilled centers to ever play basketball and a force on defense. Add to that the fact that Houston already had no answer for Ben Simmons even when Trevor Ariza was a Rocket, and then factor in Jimmy Butler, who’s a stud. Oh, and J.J. Redick always murders the Rockets. Always. Philadelphia is 30-17 overall and 19-5 at home. I...
ClutchPoints 5 hours ago
Joel Embiid, Jimmy Butler questionable vs. Rockets

Joel Embiid, Jimmy Butler questionable vs. Rockets

The Philadelphia 76ers may be playing without two of their best players when the team hosts the Houston Rockets on Monday night. According to Rockets beat writer Jonathan Feigen, the Sixers will likely be missing the services of both Joel Embiid and Jimmy Butler due to injuries. Jimmy Butler (sore right wrist) and Joel Embiid […] The post Joel Embiid, Jimmy Butler questionable vs. Rockets appeared first on ClutchPoints.
www.chron.com 9 hours ago

Scouting report: Rockets at 76ers

When/where: 7 p.m. Monday/Wells Fargo Center TV/radio: AT&T SportsNet, TNT/790-AM, 99.1-FM, 850-AM (Spanish)
www.chron.com 15 hours ago

Rockets’ Eric Gordon takes a ‘big step’ in return from knee injury

Rockets guard Eric Gordon shot past his playing-time restriction on Saturday with none of the difficulties that marked the 20 minutes he played in his first game back from his bruised right knee. Gordon played 32 minutes, sinking the game-tying 3-pointer with two seconds left and scoring 10 points in overtime.
ClutchPoints 16 hours ago
Rockets’ James Harden leads all active players in career 40-point games

Rockets’ James Harden leads all active players in career 40-point games

Thanks to his 48-point effort during an overtime win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday night, Houston Rockets star James Harden now leads all active NBA players in 40-point games: James Harden now leads all active NBA players in career 40-point games (via @bball_ref):1. Harden (65)2. LeBron (64)3. Kevin Durant (55)4. Russell Westbrook (39)5. […] The post Rockets’ James Harden leads all active players in career 40-point games appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Lake Show Life 16 hours ago

Los Angeles Lakers: Six lessons from loss to Houston Rockets

The Los Angeles Lakers suffered a tough loss to the Houston Rockets on Saturday night. Here are six lessons. Mark this game down Los Angeles Lakers fans, if the Lakers go into a tailspin, this game might be the one that started it all. The Lakers tried…BOY they tried, but did not win a game […] Los Angeles Lakers: Six lessons from loss to Houston Rockets - Lake Show Life - Lake Show Life - A Los Angeles Lakers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
ClutchPoints 16 hours ago
Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni calls out critics of James Harden’s defense

Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni calls out critics of James Harden’s defense

We all know that Houston Rockets star James Harden is one of the most gifted scorers to ever play the game of basketball, but he’s a bit lacking on the defensive end. As dominant of a scorer as he is, some feel that Harden is not even a top five player in the NBA because […] The post Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni calls out critics of James Harden’s defense appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints 16 hours ago
Rockets’ James Harden’s 163 points over last 3 games trails only Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan in last 50 years

Rockets’ James Harden’s 163 points over last 3 games trails only Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan in last 50 years

James Harden scored 48 points on Saturday night to lead the Houston Rockets to a 138-134 overtime win over the Los Angeles Lakers, bringing his team back from an 18-point halftime deficit. With that most recent outburst by Harden, the reigning MVP has now scored 163 points over his last three games, trailing just Michael […] The post Rockets’ James Harden’s 163 points over last 3 games trails only Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan in last 50 years appeared first on ClutchPoints.
The Dream Shake 20 hours ago
Rockets looking for trade partner for Carmelo Anthony to complete deal with Kenneth Faried

Rockets looking for trade partner for Carmelo Anthony to complete deal with Kenneth Faried

According to ESPN reports, the Houston Rockets are aggressively trying to trade Carmelo Anthony to create a roster spot for newly required forward, Kenneth Faried.    Late Friday night, the Houston Rockets made waves with the agreement to sign big man Kenneth Faried. Faried, 29, is expected to join the Rockets following a buyout agreement with the Brooklyn Nets. Known as the “Manimal” during his days with the Denver Nuggets, Faried’s arrival in Houston could not come at a better time for the Rockets. After news broke that Clint Capela will miss six weeks due to surgery on his...
ClutchPoints Jan 20, 2019
Lakers news leave locker room with ‘Pack Mentality’ written on white board after loss to Rockets

Lakers news leave locker room with ‘Pack Mentality’ written on white board after loss to Rockets

Two words. Pack Mentality. Those were written in the whiteboard of the Los Angeles Lakers’ locker room following their 138-134 overtime loss against the Houston Rockets. Simple message on the white board in the visitor’s locker room in Houston after the Lakers’ overtime loss to the Rockets pic.twitter.com/TRJCIGa7XA — Dave McMenamin (@mcten) January 20, 2019 […] The post Lakers news leave locker room with ‘Pack Mentality’ written on white board after loss to Rockets appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 20, 2019
All of James Harden’s points in last three Rockets games have been unassisted

All of James Harden’s points in last three Rockets games have been unassisted

Houston Rockets superstar James Harden is simply on another level right now. According to ESPN, the 2018 NBA MVP has scored 163 points over his last three outings… and none of them have been assisted. James Harden has scored 163 points in his last 3 games. Only Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant have scored more […] The post All of James Harden’s points in last three Rockets games have been unassisted appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 20, 2019
Rockets’ James Harden becomes second player in NBA history to score 30 points in at least 19-straight games

Rockets’ James Harden becomes second player in NBA history to score 30 points in at least 19-straight games

James Harden’s scoring rampage continues. The reigning MVP had another offensive outburst tonight, as he finished with 48 points, eight rebounds, and six assists to propel the Houston Rockets to a 138-134 come from behind win against the Los Angeles Lakers in overtime. Harden has now scored at least 30 points in 19 consecutive games, […] The post Rockets’ James Harden becomes second player in NBA history to score 30 points in at least 19-straight games appeared first on ClutchPoints.
The Dream Shake Jan 19, 2019
Rockets rally to beat Lakers in overtime 138-134

Rockets rally to beat Lakers in overtime 138-134

The Rockets never led in regulation. The Rockets trailed by 18 at halftime, faced a deficit as large as 21, and never lead in regulation, but by the end of the night, the Rockets found themselves on top, beating the Lakers 138-134 in overtime. Houston looked dead in the water to begin the game. The team looked a step slower than the Lakers, as the visitors placed 39 points on the scoreboard in the game’s first 12 minutes. With LeBron James missing his 13th consecutive game with a groin injury, Kyle Kuzma emerged as the team’s strongest scoring threat. Kuzma dropped 20 in the first...

Harden scores 48 points, Rockets beat Lakers 138-134 in OT

James Harden scored 48 points, Eric Gordon added 30 and the Houston Rockets overcame a 21-point deficit to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 138-134 in overtime Saturday night.

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