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HOUSTON - In his first season with the Golden State Warriors, DeMarcus Cousins hasn't quite adjusted to the level of scrutiny and interest that comes with playing for the defending back-to-back NBA champions.And after his best game of ...
Mar 14, 2019
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CHICAGO - After beating the Golden State Warriors in overtime, 135-134, last Friday at the Oracle Arena, the Houston Rockets and their fans were so overjoyed you'd think they just won all the marbles.But wait, let's slap &# ...
Jan 7, 2019
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HOUSTON - James Harden scored 27 points and the Houston Rockets routed the Golden State Warriors 107-86 on Thursday night (Friday, Manila time) in a rematch of last season's Western Conference finals.The Rockets (7-7), who announced before the ...
Nov 16, 2018
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RAJON Rondo accused the NBA of siding with Chris Paul as the Lakers guard again denied spitting at the Rockets playmaker.Rondo was slapped a three-game suspension, which meant forfeiture of $ 186,207 in pay. The two-game suspension cost Paul $ ...
Oct 24, 2018
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AN executive of a rival Western Conference team believes LeBron James is the best player in NBA history as far as analytics is concerned.Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey feels the new Los Angeles Lakers cornerstone is the GOAT over Michael ...
Aug 17, 2018
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PAUL George turned down one option and created a slew of new ones.George has decided not to exercise his $20.7 million option for next season with the Oklahoma City Thunder, a person with knowledge of the situation said Thursday. George ...
Jun 29, 2018
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CHICAGO - In a few hours, the Golden State Warriors will march into the Toyota Center and beat the Houston Rockets in Game Seven of their Western Conference Finals.And they will do so easily.If you think otherwise, you are a Rockets ...
May 28, 2018
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OAKLAND, California - Klay Thompson flashed back to a night he left the arena still in uniform, furious about his forgettable performance against Denver.It used to be he struggled to shake off a bad night, or even a bad start to a ...
May 27, 2018
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OAKLAND, California - An awful start followed by three quarters of utter dominance, spot-on shot-making and beautiful defense - even against one of the game's greatest and hardest to stop in James Harden. That's the way it' ...
May 27, 2018
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CHRIS Paul is receiving treatment "round the clock," according to Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni.But the charismatic guard is 'less likely than likely' to be fit for Game Seven of the NBA Western Conference finals between the Houston ...
May 27, 2018
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HOUSTON - The Houston Rockets will be without star guard Chris Paul for Game Six because of a strained hamstring, a huge blow for a team trying to close out the Golden State Warriors.Paul was injured in the fourth quarter of Thursday ...
May 26, 2018
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CHICAGO - James Harden made only five of 21 field goals and misfired all nine of his 3-point attempts. The soon-to-be named league MVP, who logged 19 points on the strength of a 9-for-9 fare at the free- ...
May 25, 2018
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JAMES Harden scoffed at a reporter who questioned him about his struggles from long range in the last two games of the Houston Rockets' face-off with the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Western Conference finals."Who cares," Harden said. " ...
May 25, 2018
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HOUSTON - Chris Paul's grit and veteran leadership have pushed the Golden State Warriors to the brink of elimination.Now the Houston Rockets must wait to see if his injured leg is strong enough to help them take one last step ...
May 25, 2018
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THE Golden State Warriors are a loss away from missing the NBA Finals for the first time since 2014.Yet there's no tinge of panic in Steve Kerr."Call me crazy, (but) I feel it, I know exactly what I&# ...
May 25, 2018
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HOUSTON - Golden State's Andre Iguodala will miss Game Five of the Western Conference Finals against the Houston Rockets on Thursday night (Friday, Manila time).It will be the second straight game Iguodala has missed after he bruised his left knee ...
May 25, 2018
CHICAGO - The words "collapsed" and "defending champions" rarely go together in a sentence.But in Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals this morning at the Oracle Arena, attaching the unfavorable verb to the famous noun was the most prudent way to ...
May 23, 2018
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OAKLAND, California - One good beating per series is plenty for Draymond Green and Golden State.The Warriors got it in Game 2 at Houston, and now the defending champions plan to do what they seem to do best: bounce back with brilliance. ...
May 20, 2018
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HOUSTON - The Rockets have reason to feel good, tied with Golden State after winning Game Two in a rout in the Western Conference finals.But a big challenge awaits on Sunday at Oracle Arena (Monday, Manila time), where the Warriors have won ...
May 19, 2018
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HOUSTON - The Houston Rockets were the best team in the NBA in the regular season.They played like it on Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time), using a balanced scoring attack to rout the Golden State Warriors 127-105 and even the Western ...
May 17, 2018
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MINNEAPOLIS - Though James Harden and most of the Houston Rockets were misfiring throughout the first half, their confidence never wavered.In the third quarter, those sharpshooters sure came to life.Harden had 22 of the team's near-record 50 points ...
Apr 24, 2018
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