LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — James Harden made up for a miserable shooting night with a big blocked shot, Russell Westbrook scored 20 points against his former team and the Houston Rockets edged the Oklahoma City Thunder 104-102 in Game 7 of the first-round series. The Rockets pulled out a tense final game of the first round that lasted long past the final basket as replays and fouls were sorted out. In the end, Houston prevailed to set up a second-round matchup with the Los Angeles Lakers that begins Friday despite Harden, the NBA’s leading scorer, going 4 for 15 from the field.
By KRISTIE RIEKEN, the Associated Press It took some time, but the Houston Rockets finally have their two stars back and are focused on making a deep run in the playoffs. The Rockets traveled to […]
By STEVE REED , AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — James Harden scored 30 points, Clint Capela had 23 points and a career-high 17 rebounds, and the Houston Rockets beat the Charlotte Hornets 118-113 on […]
By DAVID BRANDT PHOENIX (AP) — James Harden scored 47 points, Russell Westbrook added 30 and the Houston Rockets beat the Phoenix Suns 139-125 Saturday night. The Rockets won for the 10th time in 13 […]