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HOUSTON - Russell Westbrook is headed to the Washington Wizards and John Wall is moving to the Houston Rockets in a significant swap of point guards - one an MVP, the other a No. 1 overall draft pick - just weeks before the season starts. ...
A day ago
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WITH James Harden and Russell Westbrook seeking trades, the Houston Rockets continue their offseason makeover with another big man signing.Houston is finalizing a deal with DeMarcus Cousins after a deal to acquire big man Christian Wood from the Detroit Pistons, according ...
Nov 24, 2020
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NBA free agency is usually a weeklong frenzy. Deals get struck, then teams and players must wait a few days before they can sign those contracts. And from there, a few more months often pass before the player goes to work with ...
Nov 20, 2020
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CHICAGO - James Harden has three years and $131.4 million left on the five-year extension he signed last July 2017.When that contract expires in 2023, Harden, who became a Rocket in 2012, will pocket a total of $266.7 million ...
Nov 18, 2020
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HE has ben offered a deal that would make him the first NBA player to get $50-million a year.But James Harden seems interested in other stuff, like reuniting with Kevin Durant and going for a title bid with the Brooklyn ...
Nov 17, 2020
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CHICAGO - According to a report by Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, James Harden is "interested" with the idea of playing for the Nets.It only makes sense for The Beard to pine for a change of scenery. His chief enabler, head coach Mike ...
Nov 16, 2020
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THE man responsible for the trade that brought James Harden to the Houston Rockets seems plotting to do the same to the Philadelphia 76ers this time.Behind new president of basketball operations and former Rockets official Daryl Morey, the Sixers are "expected ...
Nov 4, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - LeBron James now stands alone in All-NBA recognition history, getting there unanimously.James was revealed on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) as an All-NBA player for a record 16th time, breaking the mark he shared with Kareem ...
Sep 17, 2020
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HOUSTON - James Harden and the Houston Rockets believed the addition of Russell Westbrook and their unorthodox small lineup would be what they needed to win their first title in 25 years.Instead, they suffered another early playoff exit and must find a ...
Sep 15, 2020
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CHICAGO - Dribble the air out of the damn ball. Hurry the offense. Shoot. Shoot. Shoot.And don't worry about defense. The puny 2s the opponents make will be buried by the glorious 3s they sink. All of the above filled ...
Sep 14, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - The Los Angeles Lakers are going to the conference finals for the first time in a decade, ending the longest drought in franchise history.LeBron James is going there for the first time since 2018. For him, that ...
Sep 13, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - The Houston Rockets didn't show up for Game Four against the Los Angeles Lakers until it was too late.They can't do that again Saturday in Game Five (Sunday, Manila time) - or else.For ...
Sep 12, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - LeBron James now has been part of more postseason game victories than any player in NBA history, a record he's earned over his 14 appearances in the playoffs.Earlier in this postseason, he also became the all- ...
Sep 10, 2020
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PRESSURE is on Russell Westbrook and James Harden as the Houston Rockets try to bounce back against the Los Angeles Lakers and the rejuvenated LeBron James and Anthony Davis.Game Three of the Western Conference semifinals, with that matchup between the Los ...
Sep 8, 2020
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CHICAGO - Russell Westbrook is only 31 years and 300 days old, but he is fading faster than a pair of well-worn jeans.Through two games in the ongoing Rockets-Lakers series, the former Thunder is shooting only 14 of 39 from ...
Sep 7, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - LeBron James had 28 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists, Anthony Davis added 34 points and 10 rebounds and the Los Angeles Lakers evened the Western Conference semifinals by beating the Houston Rockets, 117-109,on Sunday night ( ...
Sep 7, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - The Houston Rockets may play small, but they don't use size to determine toughness.And in Game 1, their style caused big problems for the Los Angeles Lakers.James Harden scored 36 points and the Rockets ...
Sep 5, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - The Los Angeles Lakers are playing from behind again in these NBA playoffs.James Harden scored 36 points and the Houston Rockets ran away from the Lakers, 112-97, on Friday night (Saturday, Manila time), the second straight ...
Sep 5, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - James Harden couldn't get his shot to fall all night, so the scorer turned stopper.In this wild Game 7 that took one strange turn after another in the final seconds, the biggest play of the ...
Sep 3, 2020
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