| Jan 8, 2014
| 7:32 PM
The Houston Rockets (23-13) dominated the second half against the Lakers (14-22), coasting to a 113-99 win on Wednesday night.
Playing on the second night of a back-to-back, the Lakers dropped their ninth game over their last 11 tries.
| Nov 7, 2013
| 9:45 PM
Lakers 99, Rockets 98 (final)
Steve Blake hit a game-winning three-point shot with 1.3 seconds left to help the Lakers upset the Houston Rockets on the road despite playing without Kobe Bryant.
In a confusing finish with the Lakers down two and 10.9...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 11:45 AM
HOUSTON -- Injuries could play a role in how things shake out between the Clippers and Houston Rockets when the two teams meet Saturday night at the Toyota Center.
Clippers Coach Doc Rivers said forward Jared Dudley (tendinitis in right knee) will...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 11:43 AM
Although the 2013-14 NBA regular season started just three and a half weeks ago, almost every team already has played one-eighth of its schedule.
So, it’s not too early to identify trends, triumphs and trouble spots around the league.
| Dec 8, 2013
| 8:14 PM
HOUSTON — For his 28th birthday on Sunday, Dwight Howard received a gift from the NBA’s schedule-makers: a game against his struggling former team, the Orlando Magic.
The Houston Rockets and Howard weren’t sharp, but they didn’...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 10:51 PM
Rookie Michael Carter-Williams had 26 points and 10 assists and Spencer Hawes added 18 points and 11 rebounds as the Philadelphia 76ers continued their stunning start to the season, beating the Chicago Bulls, 107-104, at Philadelphia on Saturday night....
| Nov 3, 2013
| 4:52 PM
Dwight Howard walked past Lakers General Manager Mitch Kupchak in that Staples Center tunnel last spring and never really stopped, the allure of less pressure and a permanent honeymoon triggering a Texas two-step.
The hypersensitive hulk returns to...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 7:57 AM
While Aussie artist Chris Edser slept half-a-world away, Chicago sports fans were abuzz Wednesday about his cartoon GIFs of Bulls center Joakim Noah. Edser released another GIF overnight on basketball art blog Ron Artist, this one of Jo swatting Lebron...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 3:11 PM
Referee Dick Bavetta is such great fun whether he's holding a ball as part of a skit with a team mascot, racing Charles Barkley or casually yukking it up with a superstar that you wish he could work another 2,633 consecutive games.
The 74-year-old has...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 10:23 PM
Jeff Teague scored 25 points in the Atlanta Hawks' 107-88 rout Sunday of the reeling Indiana Pacers, who were held to a franchise-low 23 points in the first half of an embarrassing performance on their home court.
The Hawks (34-42) have won three of...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 10:18 PM
The Lakers competed for a half at Staples Center on Tuesday night, long enough for Steve Nash to pass Mark Jackson on the NBA's all-time assists list, but the Houston Rockets demolished the Lakers in the second half, 145-130.
Nash climbed to 10,335,...