ON A day when Oklahoma City welcomed back ex-Thunder guard Russell Westbrook with warm cheers and applause, his former teammate and ex-Thunder center Kendrick Perkins exchanged some spicy jabs on Twitter with Nets forward Kevin Durant. What set it off? ...
Jan 10, 2020
NBA
OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma City Thunder spoiled Russell Westbrook's return.Westbrook scored 34 points, but the Thunder beat the Houston Rockets 113-92 on Thursday night (Friday, Manila time).Westbrook was a league MVP and two-time scoring champ for ...
Jan 10, 2020
NBA
ONCE Russell Westbrook headed to Houston, the Oklahoma City Thunder were supposed to be headed toward a rebuild.The team Westbrook returns to face this week doesn't look like a team headed for the lottery. It's playing like one Westbrook ...
Jan 7, 2020
Even Thirdy Ravena couldn't help but be amused by that Filipino basketball player who recently went viral for bringing the outrageous NBA tunnel walk to a "ligang labas."On Sunday, Christopher James Cañas shared a Facebook video of a ...
Jan 7, 2020
It was only a matter of time before the NBA red carpet reached the concrete barangay basketball courts of the Philippines.A recent video posted by a certain Christopher James Cañas on Facebook sums up how the likes of Russell Westbrook ...
Jan 6, 2020
NBA
HOUSTON - James Harden scored 35 points after missing the last game with an injury to lead the Houston Rockets to a 130-104 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time).The Rockets were back to full strength after ...
Jan 1, 2020
NBA
HOUSTON - James Harden had 44 points and 10 rebounds and the Houston Rockets built a big early lead and withstood a late rally from the Brooklyn Nets for a 108-98 victory on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time).Houston has won five ...
Dec 29, 2019
NBA
SACRAMENTO - James Harden scored 34 points, Russell Westbrook had 28 and the Houston Rockets overcame one of their worst fourth quarters of the season to beat the Sacramento Kings, 113-104, on Monday night (Tuesday, Manila time).Clint Capela added 15 points ...
Dec 24, 2019
NBA
LOS ANGELES - Russell Westbrook has had his share of big games at Staples Center in front of family and friends. The Houston Rockets All-Star guard had one of the best outings of his career on Thursday night (Friday, Manila time).The ...
Dec 20, 2019
NBA
LOS ANGELES - Russell Westbrook scored a season-high 40 points, James Harden added 28 and the Houston Rockets rallied from a 16-point deficit in the second half to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 122-117 Thursday night (Friday, Manila time).After ...
Dec 20, 2019
NBA
SALT LAKE CITY - A Utah Jazz fan is suing for $100 million after being banned for life from the team's arena over what were called racial taunts directed at point guard Russell Westbrook during a game.Shane Keisel said there ...
Dec 18, 2019
NBA
HOUSTON - Russell Westbrook scored 31 points, James Harden had 28 and the Houston Rockets set a franchise record by overcoming a 25-point deficit to beat the San Antonio Spurs, 109-107, on Monday night (Tuesday, Manila time).The comeback eclipses the ...
Dec 17, 2019
NBA
TORONTO - No matter what, the Toronto Raptors were determined to double-team James Harden.The rest of the Houston Rockets made sure that strategy didn't pay off.Russell Westbrook had 19 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists, Harden shook off ...
Dec 6, 2019
NBA
HOUSTON - James Harden scored 34 points, Russell Westbrook had 27 and the Houston Rockets snapped a three-game skid with a 117-108 victory over the Miami Heat on Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time).Houston led by double digits for most of ...
Nov 28, 2019
NBA
HOUSTON - Dallas coach Rick Carlisle didn't want his team to get overexcited about its convincing victory over the Houston Rockets on Sunday (Monday, Manila time).He was, however, quick to note the importance of the victory."This is a big win. ...
Nov 25, 2019
NBA
LOS ANGELES - Kawhi Leonard hit the game-winning jumper with 15 seconds remaining to finish with 24 points, and the Los Angeles Clippers edged the Houston Rockets, 122-119, on Friday night (Saturday, Manila time).Russell Westbrook missed at the other end ...
Nov 23, 2019
NBA
HOUSTON - James Harden scored 36 points, Russell Westbrook had 28 points and a triple-double, and the Houston Rockets coasted to their eighth straight win, 132-108, over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night (Tuesday, Manila time).Westbrook had 13 rebounds ...
Nov 19, 2019
What better way for Russell Westbrook to push the fashion envelope than with an apparel collection that shows off his eccentric sense of style?The Houston Rockets point guard recently unveiled his new collaboration with Jordan Brand and American clothing brand and ...
Nov 13, 2019
NBA
NEW ORLEANS - James Harden scored 39 points, including 13 straight during a stretch of the fourth quarter, and the Houston Rockets beat the short-handed New Orleans Pelicans, 122-116, on Monday night (Tuesday, Manila time).Russell Westbrook had 26 points and ...
Nov 12, 2019
NBA
CHICAGO - James Harden narrowly missed his first triple-double of the season, finishing with 42 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists as the Houston Rockets pulled away in the second half and beat the Chicago Bulls, 117-94, on Saturday night (Sunday, ...
Nov 10, 2019
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