11:01 AM EST, Wed December 19, 2018
10 hours ago

Brandon Knight takes a another step in his comeback

Guard adds his first points as a Rocket in his return from an ACL injury
13 hours ago

Scouting report: Rockets vs. Wizards

When/where: 7 p.m. Wednesday/Toyota Center TV/radio: AT&T SportsNet/1500 AM, 790 AM
14 hours ago

Rockets partner with Make-A-Wish to offer one-game contract to Chance Smith

No, Paul wasn't dressing James Harden. The man in question is a long way from having a beard—or being a man at all.
15 hours ago

Rockets' Brandon Knight patient in return to game action

They were Knight's only points of the game but they were also his first in the NBA since tearing the ACL in his left knee in March 2017 while with the Phoenix Suns.
23 hours ago

Brian Agler to coach WNBA's Dallas Wings

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Brian Agler is the new coach of the WNBA's Dallas Wings. The team announced the hire on Tuesday. Agler resigned as the head coach of the Los Angeles Sparks last month, saying he was ready for a new challenge.
Dec 18, 2018

ROCKETS-NEXT1219

Scouting report: vs. Washington When/where: 7 p.m. Wednesday; Toyota Center. TV/radio: ATTSW; 740 AM, 790 AM, 850 AM (Spanish), 101.7 FM (Spanish). Rockets (15-14) update: Their four-game winning streak is one game shy of their longest of the season. They also have a four-game home winning streak and have won eight of their past nine home games. … After doing so Monday against the Jazz, James Harden has recorded at least 45 points, 5 rebounds, 5 assists, and 5 steals twice. The last...
Dec 17, 2018

Harden's 47 points lead Rockets over Jazz 102-97

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 three-game skid. Houston led by double digits early in the fourth quarter, but poor shooting left the Rockets tied with about two minutes left. A 3-pointer by Harden put Houston back on top and he added two free throws with about a minute remaining to make it 99-94. Donovan Mitchell was fouled by...
Dec 17, 2018

James Harden run sends Rockets past Jazz

When the Jazz have been their best, something seems to have triggered Harden. The Jazz were never better than when they blasted the Rockets last week. Harden had rolled ever since.
Dec 17, 2018

Eric Gordon stays in Rockets' starting lineup

The Rockets did win the first three games with the revised lineup, making it certain that they would stick with what has worked.
Dec 17, 2018

Rockets pleased with Eric Gordon in starting lineup despite shooting slump

"It's fine," Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni said. "We finish games with that this year. Just trying to start it. Whether it remains like that, we'll see. So far, so good. I really don't think it really matters that much.
Dec 17, 2018

Rockets forward James Ennis III eyeing return

The Rockets estimate that would be when Ennis could play in a game by then, but would be back practicing sooner with his timetable likely to be determined by how he recovers from those workouts. There are expected to have at least two practices next week.
Dec 17, 2018

Rockets waive center Zhou Qi

The Rockets on Monday waived center Zhou Qi, ending a three-season experiment on the first day he was cleared to come back from his sprained ankle.
Dec 17, 2018

Rockets' James Harden named Western Conferences' player of week

In the three games last week, Harden averaged 37 points, 7.7 rebounds, 8.3 assists and 1.67 steals per game as the Rockets went 3-0.
Dec 16, 2018

Scouting report: Rockets vs. Jazz

When/where: 7 p.m. Monday/Toyota Center TV/radio: AT&T SportsNet, NBA-TV/790-AM, 99.1-FM, 850-AM (Spanish)
Dec 15, 2018

Harden has 2nd straight triple-double, Rockets top Grizzlies

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — James Harden had 32 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists for his second consecutive triple-double, and the Houston Rockets held off a fourth-quarter burst to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 105-97 on Saturday night. Harden, who had 50 points in a triple-double in the Rockets' victory over the Lakers on Thursday, was 9 of 14 from the field, including 3 of 7 from outside the arc as Houston won its third straight. Clint Capela finished with 26 points and 10 rebounds, while Gerald Green scored 17 points. Mike Conley led Memphis with 22 points and six assists, while Marc Gasol...