Two of the Western Conference's underachieving teams battle it out on Thursday night by Chris Bengel moments ago • 2 min read The Houston Rockets were just one win away from advancing to the NBA Finals last spring. However, an injury to Chris Paul derailed those hopes as the Golden State Warriors were victorious in seven games. The team re-signed Paul and Clint Capela, but let a pair of valuable veterans walk in free agency in the form of Trevor Ariza and Luc Mbah a Moute. Houston has struggled at times so far this season as it currently sits at 11-12.The Utah Jazz were one of the most surprising stories of the 2017-18 season as they defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder in the opening round of the postseason. Guard Donovan Mitchell took the NBA by storm as a rookie and has continued to excel in his second season. However, as a team, Utah has struggled to develop much consistency and is trying to shake things up with the trade for Kyle Korver last … [Read more...] about Rockets vs. Jazz: Watch NBA online, live stream, TV channel, time, odds, analysis, picks
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There are seven games set for this Monday in the NBA by Jack Maloney @jackmaloneycbs 5m ago • 3 min read Thanksgiving weekend is over and it's time to go back to work. Thankfully there's a full night of NBA basketball waiting for you when you get home. There are seven games on the schedule, and the Hornets got things started with an impressive win over the Bucks. Then, the Wizards showed signs of life, beating the Rockets in overtime despite 54 points from James Harden. Later on, two more underperforming squads will go head-to-head, as the Celtics take on the Pelicans. And to close the night, the Magic will look to continue their winning ways when they take on the mighty Warriors. Here's everything you need to know about Monday night's NBA action. NBA schedule for Monday, Nov. 26*All times Eastern Timberwolves 102, Cavaliers 95 (Box Score) Hornets 110, Bucks 107 (Box Score) Wizards 135, Rockets 131 (Box Score) -- … [Read more...] about NBA scores, highlights: James Harden goes for 54, but Wizards beat Rockets; Celtics battle Pelicans
The Houston Rockets came within one game of reaching last season's NBA Finals but they have struggled from the outset of the current campaign.As they prepare to face their Western Conference finals conquerors the Golden State Warriors - a game you can watch live on Sky Sports Arena at 1am on Friday morning - once more, we examine the reasons behind their early season travails. Live NBA: Golden State @ Houston Friday 16th November 1:00am Offensive outputLast season the Rockets were an offensive juggernaut, taking and making the most three-pointers in the league on their way to scoring 112.4 points per game, the second-highest mark in the league.This term they are still leaning heavily on the three-ball but making less, resulting in their three-point field goal percentage falling to a below-league average 32.9 per cent. Their key scoring threats - James Harden, Chris Paul and Eric Gordon - have all struggled with their shooting. Paul's field goal percentage this season is … [Read more...] about Why have the Houston Rockets struggled early on this season?
Last year’s Western Conference finalists meet for the first time in this campaign as the Golden State Warriors visit the Houston Rockets, live on Sky Sports Arena on Friday at 1am.The Warriors (12-3) lead the Western Conference standings but it has not been plain sailing for the defending champions. They will face the Rockets without Steph Curry who, nursing a groin strain, will travel with the team but not play. Live NBA: Golden State @ Houston Friday 16th November 1:00am Draymond Green will return after his team-imposed one-game suspension following his verbal altercation with team-mate Kevin Durant in the Warriors' loss to the Los Angeles Clippers. It will be fascinating to see if Green and Durant are able to put the incident behind them. The Rockets (6-7) have struggled from the outset this season. Injuries to key players James Harden, Chris Paul and Eric Gordon saw them slump to a shocking 1-5 start.Their recovery to 6-7 hasn't been without problems either. … [Read more...] about Golden State Warriors travel to Houston Rockets to start three-game road trip
By Chris Quinn, mySA.com / San Antonio Express-News Updated 2:04 pm CST, Sunday, November 4, 2018 David Robinson goes up against the Lakers’ A.C. Green during his first game with the Spurs on Nov. 4, 1989, at HemisFair Arena. David Robinson goes up against the Lakers’ A.C. Green during his first game with the Spurs on Nov. 4, 1989, at HemisFair Arena. Photo: Express-News File Photo See 14 reasons why one of the greatest Spurs of all time is well, the greatest. See 14 reasons why one of the greatest Spurs of all time is well, the greatest. Photo: 2003 NBAE 1. When he set the precedent of class and humility for the teamNow it has become one of the Spurs' trademarks. 1. When he set the precedent of class and humility for the team Now it has become one of the Spurs' trademarks. … [Read more...] about Commentary: 29-years-ago David Robinson debuted with the Spurs and San Antonio discovered a new hero