Harden unloaded Saturday night, scoring 49 points on a whopping 41 shots from the field to lead the short-handed Rockets to their seventh straight victory, 125-105 over the Minnesota Timberwolves.
James Harden scored 47 points and the Houston Rockets outlasted the Clippers 102-93 in a wild game that saw Los Angeles coach Doc Rivers ejected in the fourth quarter Wednesday night.
Harden, the NBA’s leading scorer who has 35 regular-season triple-doubles in his career, had several minutes of garbage time in the fourth quarter to get additional assists, but was unsuccessful before leaving with a little more than three minutes remaining.
Olajuwon will be joined by another Rockets legend, Clyde Drexler, who will be catching the first pitch.
It is a special weekend to be a Houston sports fan.
After LeBron criticized the Rockets' general manager's tweet supporting Hong Kong, social media users were quick to attack the NBA star.
The Rockets are back home in Houston, looking to leave behind the distractions from their trip to Asia.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said the league is not apologizing for Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey's since-deleted tweet showing support for anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, even after China's state broadcaster canceled plans to show a pair of preseason games in that country later this week.
According to NBA sources Houston Rockets superstar James Harden has joined the ownership group of the Houston Dynamo and Houston Dash franchises.
The Houston Rockets have acquired former MVP guard Russell Westbrook from the Oklahoma City Thunder in exchange for Chris Paul and future draft picks team owner Tilman Fertitta confirms to FOX 26 Sports. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski first reported the trade.
Mike D'Antoni will head into the Rocket’s coming season on the final year of his contract – minus an extension.
Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni said negotiations are taking place that he is hopeful will keep him in Houston beyond next season.
OAKLAND, Calif. (FOX 26) — The NBA has fined Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul $35,000 for "aggressively confronting and recklessly making contact with a game official," according to a statement released on Monday.
Kevin Durant is setting the tone for the Golden State Warriors. Get him the ball and watch him work.
The Houston Rockets beat the Utah Jazz 100-93 to win the first round of the NBA Playoffs with supportive fans cheering them on at Toyota Center.
Fox 26 reporter CoCo Dominguez
HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden had 26 points, eight assists and eight rebounds in just 29 minutes to lead the Houston Rockets to a 120-96 win over the New York Knicks on Friday night.
FOX 26 The News Edge at 10 p.m. anchor Kaitlin Monte and reporter CoCo Dominguez
HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden matched his career high with 61 points, including 27 in the first quarter, to lead the Houston Rockets to a 111-105 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Friday night.
HOUSTON (FOX 26) — NBA sources confirm the Houston Rockets have landed Iman Shumpert in a three-team deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers and Sacramento Kings.