HOUSTON (AP) — Christian Wood scored 22 points and tied a career high with 15 rebounds to lead the Houston Rockets to a 132-90 rout over the short-handed Orlando Magic. Houston was up by 29 at halftime and had extended the lead to 81-43 after consecutive 3-pointers by John Wall and P.J. Tucker with about five minutes left in the third. The Magic looked nothing like the team that opened the season 6-2 as Aaron Gordon sat out with a left hamstring injury in the team’s first game since Markelle Fultz sustained a season-ending knee injury in a win over Cleveland on Wednesday night.
By BEN NUCKOLS WASHINGTON (AP) — Bradley Beal scored 37 points in an entertaining duel with ex-teammate John Wall, and the Wizards beat the undermanned Houston Rockets 131-119 in Wall’s return to Washington. Wall was […]
By DENNIS GEORGATOS DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic had 19 points, 18 assists and 12 rebounds for the 42nd triple-double of his career, and the Denver Nuggets beat the short-handed Houston Rockets 124-111 for their […]
By JANIE MCCAULEY SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — James Harden had 29 points and 10 assists, leading the Houston Rockets past the cold-shooting Golden State Warriors 135-105 in the teams’ first game back from the All-Star […]