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Devin Booker scores 35 points, Kevin Durant adds 24 to help the Suns beat the Rockets, 110-105

Devin Booker scored 35 points, Kevin Durant added 24 and the Phoenix Suns held off the Houston Rockets 110-105 on Thursday night to open a two-game series. The teams will meet again in Phoenix on Saturday night. Booker scored 20 points in the first quarter to help give the Suns an 18-point lead they would never relinquish. He has scored at least 20 points in an NBA-high six quarters this season. Jalen Green led Houston with 34 points. Phoenix has won seven of its past 10 — and nine in a row at home — as it tries to stay in the top six of the Western Conference playoff race and avoid the...
Feb 28, 2024

Should Rockets meter Fred VanVleet's minutes as playoff hopes fade?

Houston's floor general is slowing down as the end of the regular season nears.
Feb 28, 2024

Former Rocket Eric Gordon sees real change for team under Ime Udoka

The Rockets aren't presently a playoff team. Eric Gordon still likes Houston's direction. 
Feb 28, 2024

Gilgeous-Alexander scores 31 as Thunder top Rockets 112-95 for 6th straight win

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 31 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Houston Rockets 112-95 for their sixth straight win. Jalen Williams had 24 points and Chet Holmgren added 18 points and 13 rebounds for the Thunder, who held Houston to 38.9% shooting. Oklahoma City is tied with Minnesota for the best record in the Western Conference. Alperen Sengun had 23 points and 11 rebounds, and Jabari Smith Jr. added 18 points and 13 boards for the Rockets. Houston also lost to the Thunder two nights earlier.
Feb 27, 2024

Rockets' Amen Thompson is already locking up top NBA players

Not many young guards can block Kevin Durant and give Shai Gilgeous-Alexander fits.
Feb 26, 2024

Rockets admit to playing selfish basketball. Is there simple solution?

Houston's offense slowed to a crawl after a hot start Sunday vs. Oklahoma City. 
Feb 25, 2024

Chet Holmgren bests Jabari Smith Jr. in latest battle of young bigs

Jabari Smith had a big night, but so did fellow 2022 draft pick Chet Holmgren.
Feb 25, 2024

Gilgeous-Alexander has 36 as Thunder win 5th straight with 123-110 victory over Rockets

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 36 points and Chet Holmgren added 29 to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 123-110 win over the Houston Rockets on Sunday night. It’s the fifth consecutive win for the Thunder and moves them into a tie with Minnesota for first place in the Western Conference. Oklahoma City was up by eight points with less than seven minutes left before scoring the next nine points, capped by 3s from Jalen Williams and Gilgeous-Alexander to push the advantage to 115-98 with 3 ½ minutes to go.
Feb 24, 2024

NBA mock draft: College stars to watch as Rockets' season slips away

Houston could potentially land two top-10 picks.
Feb 23, 2024

Fred VanVleet, Jabari Smith Jr. help Rockets hold off Suns, 114-110

Fred VanVleet scored 23 points, Jabari Smith Jr. had 22 points and 16 rebounds and the Houston Rockets withstood Phoenix’s late surge to beat the Suns 114-110 on Friday night. Kevin Durant had 28 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists for Phoenix, comning off a loss in Dallas the night before. Fellow All-Star Devin Booker added 25 points and Bol Bol had season highs of 25 points and 14 rebounds. Phoenix was without starters Bradley Beal, who missed a third straight game with tightness in his left hamstring, and Jusuf Nurkic, who has a sprained right ankle. Houston led by double-digits to...
Feb 23, 2024

Rockets playoff odds have tumbled. Will next stretch be death blow?

Get ready to see plenty of Devin Booker and Kevin Durant in the coming nights. 
Feb 22, 2024

Zion Williamson has 27 points, 10 assists as Pelicans pound Rockets 127-105

Zion Williamson had 27 points and 10 assists, and the New Orleans Pelicans defeated the struggling Houston Rockets 127-105 for their eighth victory in nine games. Pelicans high-scoring wing Brandon Ingram sat out with a non-COVID illness. But New Orleans got productive nights from their other usual starters. CJ McCollum scored 28 points, Jonas Valanciunas had 20 points and 14 rebounds, and Herb Jones had 17 points and six steals. Alperen Sengun had 20 points and nine rebounds for Houston, which has lost six of seven. Rookie Amen Thompson, the fourth overall pick in last summer’s NBA Draft,...
Feb 22, 2024

Actively Black, Rockets partnership a full-circle moment for Lanny Smith

Former Houston guard Lanny Smith will have a special moment at Toyota Center on Sunday. 
Feb 22, 2024

Ime Udoka giving Rockets one more chance before possible lineup change

Houston's head coach isn't making any alterations to his team's starting five just yet. 
Feb 21, 2024

'I love that kid': Draymond Green gushes over Rockets' Tari Eason

The Golden State Warriors star is a fan of one Houston youngster in particular.