DALLAS, TX (Sporting Alert) — Houston Rockets guard James Harden believes he’s done enough to be selected as the NBA’s regular season MVP.
James Harden scored 31 points and led five other teammates into double digit scoring and the Houston Rockets defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 112-101 at Toyota Center here in Houston on Thursday night. The Rockets (28-12) knocked down a series of shots early on its way to scoring a season-high 40 points for the first quarter to help setup the victory, the Thunder failed to recover from an early 22 point deficit.
Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder travel to Houston to face James Harden and the Rockets at the Toyota Center hoping to make grounds up in the Western Conference.
MIAMI (Sporting Alert) — Josh Smith is set to join the Houston Rockets, according to reports from ESPN.com sources on Wednesday morning.
HOUSTON, TX (Sporting Alert) — A late turnover by LeBron James helped San Antonio beat Cleveland, while Wesley Johnson, Nick Young and Kobe Bryant hit late free throws and the Lakers win at the Rockets Wednesday night. “We’ve got to continue to play, continue to watch film, continue to go over situations, continue to be in situations and you learn from it,” James noted after his team was dropped at home by the defending champs.
HOUSTON (Sporting Alert) — Dwight Howard poured in 32 points and 16 rebounds in guiding the Houston Rockets to a comfortable 98-81 win over an inferior San Antonio Spurs team at Toyota Center on Thursday night.
HOUSTON (Sporting Alert) — Defending champions San Antonio Spurs will face the Houston Rockets in the NBA featured game of the week, which will be streamed live on the TNT Network on Thursday night.
MIAMI, FL (Sporting Alert) — Houston Rockets handed the Miami Heat their first defeat of the season, while the Los Angeles Lakers dropped to 0-5 and the Cavs struggled in Portland with another defeat on Tuesday. In the highlighted early season clash on the night, James Harden collected 25 points, 10 assists, nine rebounds and two blocks in the Rockets’ 108-91 victory over the Heat at AmericanAirlines Arena.
MIAMI (Sporting Alert) — The Miami Heat and Houston Rockets, two of the NBA early undefeated teams, will take on each other here at AmericanAirlines Arena on Tuesday night.
SAN ANTONIO (Sporting Alert) — The San Antonio Spurs began the defense of their NBA title with an exciting 101-100 victory over the Dallas Mavericks at the AT&T Center on Tuesday night. There were also wins on the night for a very impressive looking Houston Rockets team that hammered the LA Lakers on the road, well as a dominant New Orleans Pelicans, which beat the Orlando Magic easily at home.
(SportingAlert) — The NBA Summer League will continue on Saturday, with ESPN3.com streaming three games live on the day.