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What’s next for the USA Basketball men’s program
August 9, 2021
For USA Basketball's men's national team, the next item on the to-do list isn't the 2024 Paris Olympics. It's not even the 2023 World Cup, which will end in the Philippines. ... read more »
Harden headed to Nets in blockbuster 4-team deal
January 14, 2021
James Harden is heading to Brooklyn, joining old teammate Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving to give the Nets a potent trio featuring some of the NBA’s highest scorers. ... read more »
HOUSTON’S HARDEN FINED
December 26, 2020
Houston Rockets guard James Harden has been fined $50,000 for violating the league’s Health and Safety Protocols, which among other things prohibit attending indoor social gatherings of 15 or more people or entering bars, lounges, clubs or similar establishments, it was announced today by Byron Spruell, President, League Operations. ... read more »
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Rockets getting more than Silas name
December 3, 2020
Some might think Stephen Silas is just another coach with the right last name and lineage. But the Rockets' new head coach is much more than the son of one of the best coaches the NBA has known. ... read more »
Los Angeles Lakers reach the Western Conference Finals
September 13, 2020
With authoritative gameplay, the Los Angeles Lakers ended their second-round battle against the Houston Rockets in five games. For the first time since 2010, the Lakers reached the Western Conference Finals. ... read more »
When Kobe Died, A Piece of All of Us Died: Los Angeles Remembers Kobe and Gianna Bryant with a Public Celebration of Life Service
February 27, 2020
A crowd of 20,000 people rose to their feet and cheered as Vanessa Bryant and the Bryant family emerged out of the Staples Center tunnel towards the rose-adorned stage positioned near center court for Kobe and Gianna Bryant’s public memorial service on Monday morning. ... read more »
Westbrooks scores 40 as Rockets bounce back in second half to defeat the Clippers
December 23, 2019
Emotions were high during the Western Conference duel between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Houston Rockets. The Rockets completed a dominant second half comeback taking down the Clippers 122-117, solidifying a new rivalry between the two teams.  ... read more / watch video »
Houston Rockets Protest Denied
December 9, 2019
Officiating Crew Disciplined for Misapplying Coach’s Challenge Rule ... read more »
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Leonard Buries Game Winner to Carry Clippers Past Rockets 122-119
November 24, 2019
Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers knows exactly what he has in his team, a resilient group of veterans who are built for the big moment.  ... read more »
NBA referees aim to make traveling take a walk
October 3, 2019
James Harden slides sideways or steps backward, and the screaming starts. Whether seated on the opposing bench or on a stool in a sports bar, somebody is insisting that Harden must have traveled between the time he finished dribbling and launched his shot from a different spot. Traveling will be an emphasis this season for officials, who are determined not to allow offensive players to gain an extra edge by taking an extra step. ... read more »
Popularity of NBA In China Seems to Create Endless Options
September 20, 2019
Kobe Bryant went to China for the first time in 1998, making the trip to Beijing to help operate an instructional basketball clinic for about a dozen kids. The local coaches working with him didn’t know a lot about the game. Barely anyone noticed that an NBA player was in town. ... read more »
Top Moments From The 2019 NBA Awards
June 27, 2019
The third annual NBA Awards marked the end of the 2018-19 NBA season on Monday, at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. NBA Hall of Famer and TNT analyst Shaquille O’Neal hosted this year’s awards. The evening brought out the NBA’s rising stars and legends, league executives and celebrities from Kareem Abdul Jabbar to Mark Cuban, 2 Chainz to Samuel L. Jackson. ... read more »
2019 NBA Awards: Giannis Antetokounmpo Wins NBA MVP
June 27, 2019
As the 2019 NBA Awards came to an end on Monday, Giannis Antetokounmpo was named the 2019 NBA MVP at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. Tears streamed down his face as the 24-year-old gave an emotionally charged speech after receiving the NBA’s highest honor. He thanked his family and the support system that he felt led him to this moment. ... read more »
NBA REVEALS AWARDS FINALISTS FOR 2018-19 SEASON
May 24, 2019
The NBA announced the finalists for six awards that honor top performers from the 2018-19 regular season: Kia NBA Most Valuable Player, Kia NBA Rookie of the Year, Kia NBA Sixth Man Award, Kia NBA Defensive Player of the Year, Kia NBA Most Improved Player and NBA Coach of the Year.   ... read more »
Rockets route Clippers 135-103; in potential playoff matchup
April 12, 2019
The Houston Rockets erased any hope of being swept by the Los Angeles Clippers after beating them for the first time in three meetings this season. ... read more »
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