Atlanta Hawks (42-39, ninth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Houston Rockets (20-61, 15th in the Western Conference)
Houston; Sunday, 3:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Houston heads into the matchup with Atlanta after losing six in a row.
Houston Rockets (20-60, 15th in the Western Conference) vs. Toronto Raptors (47-33, fifth in the Eastern Conference)
Toronto; Friday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Raptors -14.5; over/under is 228.5
NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving scored 42 points and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Houston Rockets 118-105 on Tuesday night to improve their position in the race for play-in seeding.
Irving had 17 points in the fourth quarter to help the Nets pull away again after their 21-point lead dwindled to six.
Minnesota Timberwolves (44-34, seventh in the Western Conference) vs. Houston Rockets (20-58, 15th in the Western Conference)
Houston; Sunday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Houston aims to stop its three-game home skid with a win against Minnesota.
HOUSTON (AP) — Harrison Barnes scored 25 points, and the Sacramento Kings beat the Houston Rockets 122-117 on Friday night.
The Rockets and Kings were playing each other for the second time in three days following Sacramento’s 121-118 win on Wednesday.
HOUSTON (AP) — Davion Mitchell, Damian Jones and Trey Lyles scored 24 points each, and the Sacramento Kings outlasted the Houston Rockets for a 121-118 win Wednesday night.
It was a wild back-and-forth game where both teams had double-digit leads before staying close in the fourth quarter.
Sacramento Kings (27-49, 13th in the Western Conference) vs. Houston Rockets (20-56, 15th in the Western Conference)
Houston; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Christian Wood and the Houston Rockets host De'Aaron Fox and the Sacramento Kings in Western Conference action.
HOUSTON (AP) — Dejounte Murray scored a career-high 33 points and the San Antonio Spurs held on for a 123-120 win over the Houston Rockets Monday night to inch closer to the final play-in spot in the Western Conference.
Memphis Grizzlies (48-23, second in the Western Conference) vs. Houston Rockets (17-53, 15th in the Western Conference)
Houston; Sunday, 3:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Houston will try to stop its four-game slide when the Rockets take on Memphis.
HOUSTON (AP) — Malcolm Brogdon scored 25 points and Goga Bitadze added 23, including two key baskets down the stretch, to help the Indiana Pacers beat the Houston Rockets 121-118 on Friday night.
A 3-pointer by Tyrese Haliburton cut Houston’s lead to two with about 2 1/2 minutes left.
HOUSTON (AP) — Devin Booker scored 36 points, Mikal Bridges added 26 and the NBA-leading Phoenix Suns beat the Houston Rockets 129-112 on Wednesday night for their third straight victory.
Booker shot 15 of 24 from the field and scored at least 30 points for the second time in the last three games.
1943 — Eddie Dancker banks in a desperation 25-foot hook shot from the corner to give Sheboygan a 30-29 win over Fort Wayne and the National Basketball League crown. The defeat of the Pistons is regarded as one of the biggest upsets in pro basketball history.
HOUSTON (AP) — Kevin Porter Jr. scored 29 points, Christian Wood added 28 points and 13 rebounds and the Houston Rockets beat the Memphis Grizzlies 123-112 on Sunday night to end a 12-game losing streak.
HOUSTON (AP) — Donovan Mitchell had 37 points and Mike Conley scored nine points in overtime to help the Utah Jazz outlast the Houston Rockets 132-127 Wednesday night.
Rudy Gobert had 27 points and 17 rebounds as the Jazz won their third straight and ninth in the last 10 games.
1960 — Bill Cleary’s four goals lead the United States to a 9-1 victory over West Germany in the hockey championship round of the Winter Olympics in Squaw Valley, Calif.
1967 — Wilt Chamberlain of Philadelphia shoots 18-for-18 from the field against the Baltimore Bullets, an NBA record for field goals in a game without a miss.
Houston Rockets (15-42, 15th in the Western Conference) vs. Los Angeles Clippers (29-31, eighth in the Western Conference)
Los Angeles; Thursday, 10:30 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Clippers -10
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Jazz are starting to roll again and Rudy Gobert’s return makes them look that much better.
Donovan Mitchell scored 30 points. Bojan Bogdanovic added 22 and Gobert had 14 points in Utah's 135-101 win over the Houston Rockets on Monday night.
Toronto Raptors (30-23, sixth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Houston Rockets (15-39, 15th in the Western Conference)
Houston; Thursday, 8 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Rockets -6.5; over/under is 223.5
New Orleans Pelicans (20-32, 11th in the Western Conference) vs. Houston Rockets (15-37, 15th in the Western Conference)
Houston; Sunday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Christian Wood and the Houston Rockets host Brandon Ingram and the New Orleans Pelicans.
Cleveland Cavaliers (31-20, fourth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Houston Rockets (14-36, 15th in the Western Conference)
Houston; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Houston heads into the matchup against Cleveland after losing four games in a row.
Portland Trail Blazers (20-28, 10th in the Western Conference) vs. Houston Rockets (14-34, 15th in the Western Conference)
Houston; Friday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Houston aims to break its nine-game home slide with a win against Portland.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Garrison Mathews scored 23 points, including five 3-pointers, to send the Houston Rockets to a 116-111 victory over the scuffling Utah Jazz on Wednesday night.
Jae’sean Tate chipped in with 18 points and Eric Gordon scored 16.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Christian Wood had 23 points and 14 rebounds, Eric Gordon made a clutch bucket with 12.5 seconds remaining and the Houston Rockets held off the Sacramento Kings 118-112 on Sunday night.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Eric Gordon had 31 points and the Houston Rockets overcame Dejounte Murray’s career-high 32 to beat the San Antonio Spurs 128-124 on Wednesday night, snapping a three-game skid.
“He was incredible,” Houston coach Stephen Silas said about Gordon.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Wizards announcer Glenn Consor apologized Thursday for a reference to Houston player Kevin Porter Jr.'s father on Wednesday night's television broadcast.
Porter made a 3-pointer with 0.4 seconds left to beat the Wizards 114-111.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kevin Porter Jr. hit a 3-pointer from the right wing with 0.4 seconds left to give the Houston Rockets a 114-111 victory over the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night.
Porter and Christian Wood returned from one-game suspensions for conduct detrimental to the team.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Houston Rockets suspended guard Kevin Porter Jr. and forward Christian Wood for Monday’s game against Philadelphia for conduct detrimental to the team.
HOUSTON (AP) — Christian Wood had 24 points and a career-high 21 rebounds as the Houston Rockets won their third straight game with a 102-89 victory over the struggling Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday night.
HOUSTON (AP) — Danuel House Jr. had 18 points, Christian Wood added 16 points and 10 rebounds and the Houston Rockets ended their losing streak at 15, beating the Chicago Bulls 118-113 on Wednesday night.
Houston Rockets (1-13, 15th in the Western Conference) vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (5-8, 11th in the Western Conference)
Oklahoma City; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Houston is looking to end its 12-game losing streak with a win over Oklahoma City.
Houston Rockets (1-12, 15th in the Western Conference) vs. Memphis Grizzlies (6-7, eighth in the Western Conference)
Memphis, Tennessee; Monday, 8 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Grizzlies -11; over/under is 220.5
HOUSTON (AP) — Devin Booker had 26 points and six assists and the Phoenix Suns won their eighth straight game and handed Houston its 11th loss in a row, routing the Rockets 115-89 on Sunday night.
Booker had 16 points in the first quarter, and finished 9 of 23 from the field.
Phoenix Suns (8-3, second in the Western Conference) vs. Houston Rockets (1-11, 14th in the Western Conference)
Houston; Sunday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Phoenix is looking to build upon its seven-game win streak with a victory against Houston.
HOUSTON (AP) — Damian Lillard scored 20 points, CJ McCollum added 17 and the Portland Trail Blazers cruised past the Houston Rockets 104-92 on Friday night, finally getting their first road victory of the season.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Lakers' immediate rematch with Houston was a whole lot tougher than the initial meeting, and it wasn't decided until Kevin Porter Jr.'s 3-pointer rimmed out right before the buzzer.
HOUSTON (AP) — Christian Wood had 31 points and 14 rebounds and Houston beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 124-91 on Friday night in the Rockets’ home opener.
Oklahoma City had few answers for Wood, who went 13 for 19 from the field, including 4 of 6 from the 3-point line.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The night before their season finale, the Cavaliers ditched their masks and got together for a team dinner on a rooftop in Brooklyn — a symbolic high point.
NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA has fined Houston Rockets guard Kevin Porter Jr. $50,000 for violating the league’s health and safety rules by visiting a strip club in Miami last week with teammate Sterling Brown, who was assaulted outside the establishment.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Christian Wood scored 25 points, Kelly Olynyk added 24 and the Houston Rockets used a strong offensive showing in the third quarter to rally past the Orlando Magic 114-110 on Sunday night...
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NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving had 31 points and a season-high 12 assists, and the Brooklyn Nets overcame the loss of James Harden to beat the Houston Rockets 120-108 on Wednesday night and move into first place in the Eastern Conference...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kevin Porter Jr. scored 25 points in his return to Houston’s lineup, John Wall had 13 points and 12 assists and the Rockets rebounded to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 129-107 on Saturday night...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Porter Jr. is no longer a problem for the Cavaliers.
Cleveland has agreed to trade the troubled forward to the Houston Rockets for a future draft pick, a person familiar with the deal told the Associated Press on Thursday night...