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Mon Nov 602:57G James Harden poured in career-high 56 points and tied season h...
G James Harden poured in a career-high 56 points and tied a season high with 13 assists Sunday. Harden fell one point shy of the franchise record set by Hall of Fame guard Calvin Murphy on March 18, 1978, against New Jersey. Harden finished 19 of 25 from the floor, including 7 of 8 from behind the arc, while making 11 of 12 free throws. fter converting a layup for his 56th point early in the fourth quarter, Harden remained on the court with Houston leading 117-85. He missed his final three attempts and his shot at eclipsing Murphy in franchise annals.
Sat Nov 416:56NBA roundup: James scores 57 in Cavs' win
WASHINGTON -- LeBron James had the second-highest scoring performance of his career with 57 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers snapped a four-game losing streak with a 130-122 win over the Washington Wizards on Friday night.James sank 23 of 34 shots, including two 3-pointers, made all nine of his free-throw attempts and had 11 rebounds with seven assists in a dominant performance befitting a four-time league Most Valuable Player. He finished within four of his career-high set March 3, 2014, against Charlotte.Derrick Rose added 20 points for the Cavaliers, whose slide included three double-digit losses.Bradley Beal scored 36 points for the Wizards, who have lost four of five. John Wall had 13 points and 15 assists.Rockets 119, Hawks 104ATLANTA -- James Harden had 29 points and 11 assists before sitting the fourth quarter as Houston bombed away early and often from behind the 3-point arc to beat Atlanta.Harden was 6 of 11 from on 3-point shots, and the Rockets took 47 of their 89 shots fr... [More]
Sat Nov 402:51G James Harden made sure that Houston Rockets did not go fifth s...
G James Harden made sure that the Houston Rockets did not go a fifth straight season without a victory in Atlanta. He had 29 points and 11 assists before sitting the fourth quarter as the Rockets bombed away early and often from behind the 3-point arc in a 119-104 victory over the Hawks on Friday night. "I'm just staying aggressive, making the right play and doing whatever it takes, whether it's scoring or passing," Harden said. "I'm staying in the attack mode." Harden was 6 of 11 on 3-pointers and the Rockets (7-3) made 16 treys despite cooling off in the second half after hitting 50 percent before intermission. The Rockets had lost seven straight games overall to the Hawks and hadn't won in Atlanta since a 109-102 victory on Nov. 2, 2012 when Harden scored 45 points in his second game for the team.
Fri Nov 317:18NBA roundup: Pacers keep Cavaliers reeling
CLEVELAND -- Thaddeus Young scored 26 points to lead all five Indiana Pacers starters in double figures in a 124-107 blowout of the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night.The Cavs, the three-time defending Eastern Conference champions, are in a free fall. They have lost four straight and five of six games, including the last three by 58 points.Darren Collison added 25 points for the Pacers, who also received 23 from Victor Oladipo, 17 from Bojan Bogdanovic and 15 from Domantas Sabonis.LeBron James led the Cavs with 33 points and 11 assists, though he committed a game-high eight turnovers. Derrick Rose added 19 points, and Jeff Green scored 15 off the Cleveland bench.Hornets 126, Bucks 121CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Rookie Malik Monk scored 18 of his 25 points in the fourth quarter as Charlotte beat Milwaukee.Kemba Walker led the Hornets with 26 points.Khris Middleton scored a career-high 43 points, but Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo was held to 14 points. The "Greek Freak" entered the game l... [More]
Fri Nov 300:52NBA roundup: Pacers keep Cavaliers reeling
CLEVELAND -- Thaddeus Young scored 26 points to lead all five Indiana Pacers starters in double figures in a 124-107 blowout of the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night.The Cavs, the three-time defending Eastern Conference champions, are in a free fall. They have lost four straight and five of six games, including the last three by 58 points.Darren Collison added 25 points for the Pacers, who also received 23 from Victor Oladipo, 17 from Bojan Bogdanovic and 15 from Domantas Sabonis.LeBron James led the Cavs with 33 points and 11 assists, though he committed a game-high eight turnovers. Derrick Rose added 19 points, and Jeff Green scored 15 off the Cleveland bench.Hornets 126, Bucks 121CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Rookie Malik Monk scored 18 of his 25 points in the fourth quarter as Charlotte beat Milwaukee.Kemba Walker led the Hornets with 26 points.Khris Middleton scored a career-high 43 points, but Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo was held to 14 points. The "Greek Freak" entered the game l... [More]
Thu Nov 205:03G James Harden totaled season-high 31 points and nine assists We...
G James Harden totaled a season-high 31 points and nine assists Wednesday at New York.
Tue Oct 3104:53SG James Harden paced Rockets with 29 points, seven assists and ...
SG James Harden paced the Rockets with 29 points, seven assists and four steals while his backcourt partner, Eric Gordon, scored 25.
Sat Oct 2821:07NBA roundup: Butler leads Timberwolves over Thunder
MINNEAPOLIS -- Jimmy Butler scored a season-high 25 points, including 13 in the fourth quarter to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 119-116 victory against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday.Karl-Anthony Towns had season highs with 33 points and 19 rebounds, and Jeff Teague added 17 points and 10 assists for Minnesota, which beat Oklahoma City last Sunday on a buzzer-beating 3-pointer by Andrew Wiggins.Wiggins chipped in 14 points on Friday, and Taj Gibson had his best game with the Timberwolves with 16 points on 8-of-12 shooting and eight rebounds.Russell Westbrook had 27 points, eight rebounds and nine assists for the Thunder, who have lost three of their past four games. Carmelo Anthony and Paul George each scored 23 points for Oklahoma City.Warriors 120, Wizards 117OAKLAND -- Golden State shook off a terrible shooting effort in the first half and the loss of forward Draymond Green to a technical foul to erase an 18-point second-half deficit.The Warriors missed on 17 of 20 3-poi... [More]
Sat Oct 2803:37SG James Harden had triple-double with 27 points, 11 assists and...
SG James Harden had a triple-double with 27 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds as the Houston Rockets pulled away late for a victory over the Charlotte Hornets.
Sat Oct 2801:42NBA roundup: Butler leads Timberwolves over Thunder
MINNEAPOLIS -- Jimmy Butler scored a season-high 25 points, including 13 in the fourth quarter to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 119-116 victory against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday.Karl-Anthony Towns had season highs with 33 points and 19 rebounds, and Jeff Teague added 17 points and 10 assists for Minnesota, which beat Oklahoma City last Sunday on a buzzer-beating 3-pointer by Andrew Wiggins.Wiggins chipped in 14 points on Friday, and Taj Gibson had his best game with the Timberwolves with 16 points on 8-of-12 shooting and eight rebounds.Russell Westbrook had 27 points, eight rebounds and nine assists for the Thunder, who have lost three of their past four games. Carmelo Anthony and Paul George each scored 23 points for Oklahoma City.Warriors 120, Wizards 117OAKLAND -- Golden State shook off a terrible shooting effort in the first half and the loss of forward Draymond Green to a technical foul to erase an 18-point second-half deficit.The Warriors missed on 17 of 20 3-poi... [More]
Sat Oct 2800:04NBA roundup: Butler leads Timberwolves over Thunder
MINNEAPOLIS -- Jimmy Butler scored a season-high 25 points, including 13 in the fourth quarter to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 119-116 victory against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday.Karl-Anthony Towns had season highs with 33 points and 19 rebounds, and Jeff Teague added 17 points and 10 assists for Minnesota, which beat Oklahoma City last Sunday on a buzzer-beating 3-pointer by Andrew Wiggins.Wiggins chipped in 14 points on Friday, and Taj Gibson had his best game with the Timberwolves with 16 points on 8-of-12 shooting and eight rebounds.Russell Westbrook had 27 points, eight rebounds and nine assists for the Thunder, who have lost three of their past four games. Carmelo Anthony and Paul George each scored 23 points for Oklahoma City.Nuggets 105, Hawks 100ATLANTA -- The Denver Nuggets snapped a five-season losing streak in Atlanta, spoiling the Hawks' home opener and making a winner of Paul Millsap in his return to Philips Arena.Milllsap scored seven of his 16 points dow... [More]
Thu Oct 2618:08NBA roundup: Rockets win on Gordon's buzzer-beater
PHILADELPHIA -- Eric Gordon nailed a 3-pointer from the left corner at the buzzer as the Houston Rockets defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 105-104 on Wednesday night.Gordon notched 29 points to lead Houston, which scored the last nine points. James Harden added 27 points and 13 assists for the Rockets, and Clint Capela contributed 16 points, a career-high 20 rebounds and four blocked shots.J.J. Redick poured in 22 points to pace Philadelphia, which did not score in the final 3:05. Joel Embiid added 21 points, and Robert Covington chipped in 20 for the 76ers.Nets 112, Cavaliers 107NEW YORK -- Spencer Dinwiddie scored a career-high 22 points and hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 43 seconds remaining as Brooklyn overcame a triple-double by LeBron James to defeat Cleveland.Dinwiddie made his 20th career start and first in place of D'Angelo Russell (right knee sprain). He shot 7-for-13, with his biggest basket coming after the Nets blew a 12-point lead. Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and Allen Crabbe ... [More]
Thu Oct 2605:57G James Harden added 27 points and 13 assists as Houston improve...
G James Harden added 27 points and 13 assists as Houston improved to 4-1.
Tue Oct 2403:14G James Harden had 22 points and eight assists but also committe...
G James Harden had 22 points and eight assists but also committed a game-high seven turnovers.Harden was named Western Conference Player of the Week after averaging 27.7 points, nine rebounds and four assists as Houston went 3-0. Harden has earned the honor 14 times.
Sun Oct 2205:02G James Harden scored season-high 29 points and Houston Rockets...
G James Harden scored a season-high 29 points and the Houston Rockets defeated the Dallas Mavericks 107-91 in their home opener at the Toyota Center on Saturday."I think our mindset is getting better no matter who we play," Harden said. "From the beginning of the game we were locked in, and offensively, we made shots. That's going to be our blueprint, defensive stops."Harden was on target, shooting 9 of 15 from the field for 26 points in the first half alone. He scored 27 points in each of the first two games.Harden has hit four or more 3-pointers in three straight games. Harden did that 37 times last season.
Thu Oct 1914:03NBA roundup: Bucks spoil Celtics' emotional home opener
BOSTON -- Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 16 of his 37 points in the fourth quarter as the Milwaukee Bucks spoiled the Boston Celtics' emotional home opener with a 108-100 victory Wednesday night.Boston, which lost for the second straight night under the cloud of the gruesome injury sustained by newcomer Gordon Hayward in Cleveland on Tuesday, appeared to tire late as the Bucks turned a six-point, fourth-quarter deficit into a win.In addition to his points in the fourth quarter, Antetokounmpo had two steals, two (of his 13) rebounds and two assists as the Bucks used a 17-4 run to take control.Hayward addressed the crowd pregame from his hospital bed, stating, "I'm gonna be all right." With 3:21 left in the first half, the crowd broke into a chant of "Gor-don Hay-ward." Hayward was undergoing surgery Wednesday night, his father tweeted.Trail Blazers 124, Suns 76PHOENIX -- Damian Lillard scored 27 points and Portland handed Phoenix its worst loss in the 50-year history of the franchise.The ... [More]
Wed Oct 1804:42G James Harden scored 27 points in Tuesday's 122-121 victory at ...
G James Harden scored 27 points in Tuesday's 122-121 victory at Golden State.
Sun Jul 1603:43G James Harden says he will be in Houston "forever" after offici...
G James Harden says he will be in Houston "forever" after officially signing the richest contract in NBA history. Harden last week agreed to a four-year maximum contract extension that means he will make $228 million over the next six seasons through 2022-23. The 27-year-old Harden, runner-up for the NBA's Most Valuable Player award last season, has two years and $59 million left on his current contract. The four-year extension carries a value of $169 million.
Fri Jul 1416:34Knicks appear to pause on Melo trade talks
The New York Knicks now appear to be pausing trade talks involving 10-time NBA All-Star Carmelo Anthony.The Knicks want to pursue a conversation with Anthony about possibly reincorporating him into the organization, league sources told ESPN.After talking with the Houston Rockets and Cleveland Cavaliers over the past month about a possible deal for Anthony, the Knicks told both teams they are stepping back from trade talks for a short time, according to the report.The Knicks are in the middle of reshaping their front office after the departure of Phil Jackson as team president last month following three disappointing seasons.The Knicks' top basketball executive, Steve Mills, reportedly will be elevated from general manager to president and the team reached an agreement with Sacramento Kings vice president of basketball operations Scott Perry to become the new GM.Perry, who get a five-year deal, will report to Mills, ESPN reported Friday. The Knicks are planning to sign Mills to a new mu... [More]
Wed Jul 1220:09Report: Rockets, Knicks zero in on Melo swap
Carmelo Anthony is willing to waive his no-trade clause to join the Houston Rockets, and the New York Knicks are ramping up their efforts to oblige. According to ESPN, the teams are diligently working on a deal to send Anthony to Houston where he would join All-Star point guard Chris Paul and James Harden, another All-Star and volume scorer who flourished in Mike D'Antoni's offense last season. Anthony and former team president Phil Jackson feuded through the media with the Knicks mired in a rebuild and Anthony, who signed a five-year, $124 million deal upon Jackson's arrival, failing to meet Jackson's expectations. ESPN reported that the Rockets aren't being bashful about paying Anthony his guaranteed salary ($26,243,760) for the 2017-18 season, but the final year of that contract in 2018-19 ($27.9 million guaranteed) might be a roadblock unless the Knicks are willing to absorb a portion.A solution could be in the fine print of the contract.The contract includes a trade kicker of 15 p... [More]
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