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  • Rockets star James Harden leaves game briefly against Pistons with bruised left knee

    Houston Rockets star James Harden has left in the second quarter against the Detroit Pistons with a bruised left knee, but was able to return at the start of the second half. Harden walked toward the locker room under his own power, but only after he...
  • Pistons hold off Rockets in Josh Smith's return, 114-101

    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored a season high 28 points including a late clutch triple to help the Detroit Pistons to a 114-101 victory Saturday over the Houston Rockets. The Pistons (18-30) took a 21-point lead in former Piston...
  • NBA 'Exile' Source Of Strength For Houston's Sampson

    HOUSTON — Kelvin Sampson returned to college basketball with a new perspective, new chapters to a coaching manual written by some of the masters. "I learned a lot in the NBA," said Sampson, who was with the Spurs, Bucks and Rockets. "Everything...
  • UConn vs. Houston: Notes and Quotes From The Lobby

    HOUSTON – The problem with “must win” games is … what happens if you don’t win?  Nearly all games are must win, for one reason or another, but win or lose the season goes on ... and on. So here the Huskies are, in Houston....
  • Pistons expect to face a motivated Josh Smith

    When he was asked how he would defend former teammate Josh Smith when the Houston Rockets visit the Palace on Saturday, Jonas Jerebko tried to pull a Marshawn Lynch. "We'll see tomorrow what coach has to say," was all Jerebko kept repeating after...
  • Lakers' Nick Young still limited by sprained ankle

    Kobe Bryant’s season-ending injury put the Lakers in a difficult position, but Nick Young had a plan.  “Just give me the ball and get out of the way,” Young said. That was on Monday, a day after Young sat for the entire second half...
  • Bulls' Jimmy Butler named an All-Star reserve; Derrick Rose misses cut

     Bulls' Jimmy Butler named an All-Star reserve; Derrick Rose misses cut
    LOS ANGELES — Jimmy Butler likes to play the humble routine, often saying he can’t believe a kid from small town Tomball, Texas, has landed where he has. The Bulls’ shooting guard still can aw-shucks his way through interviews if he...
  • Kings' DeMarcus Cousins replacing injured Kobe Bryant in All-Star Game

    Kobe Bryant will miss his second straight All-Star Game in February, out for the season with a torn rotator cuff. On Friday, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver added Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins to the Western Conference All-Star roster as Bryant'...
  • Clippers point guard Chris Paul selected as an All-Star reserve

    Clippers point guard Chris Paul selected as an All-Star reserve
    Clippers point guard Chris Paul made the All-Star team for the eighth consecutive year, it was announced Thursday. The other Western Conference All-Star reserves, as selected by coaches, are Houston Rockets guard James Harden, Golden State Warriors...
  • Cavs' Irving named All-Star reserve, Love left off roster

    Kyrie Irving's memorable week continued Thursday when he was named to the Eastern Conference All-Star team as a reserve, giving the Cavaliers two representatives for the first time since 2009. Irving's inclusion comes one day after his career-high 55...
  • Mavs blunder late in 99-94 loss at Houston; defeat is Dallas' 4th straight

    HOUSTON Desperation, the kind that comes when a high-tone team on its first extended losing streak of the season, was plainly evident in the way the Mavericks played Wednesday night. But a huge effort still doesn't guarantee success when too many...