Houston Rockets shoot down Dallas Mavericks to advance in playoffs
Houston Rockets shoot down Dallas Mavericks to advance in playoffs

The Houston Rockets, led by James Harden`s 28 points, punched their NBA playoffs second-round ticket on Tuesday with a 103-94 victory over the Dallas Mavericks.

NBA: Harden out-duels Westbrook as Rockets down Thunder
NBA: Harden out-duels Westbrook as Rockets down Thunder

James Harden scored 41 points and the Houston Rockets withstood a triple-double by Russell Westbrook to edge Oklahoma City 115-112 in an NBA thriller on Sunday.

James Harden scores career-high 51 to boost Houston Rockets over Sacramento Kings
James Harden scores career-high 51 to boost Houston Rockets over Sacramento Kings

James Harden scored a career-high 51 points on Wednesday to lift the Houston Rockets to a 115-111 NBA victory over the Sacramento Kings.

DeMar DeRozan scores 42 as Raptors bring down  Houston Rockets
DeMar DeRozan scores 42 as Raptors bring down Houston Rockets

DeMar DeRozan scored a career-high 42 points and matched a career best with 11 rebounds as Toronto beat Houston 99-96 Monday in a battle of NBA division leaders.

Houston Rockets nab playoff berth with win over Timberwolves
Houston Rockets nab playoff berth with win over Timberwolves

The Houston Rockets secured their third straight NBA post-season berth on Friday with a 120-110 victory over Minnesota.

Houston drained a season-high 20 three-point shots, led by James Harden`s six and Jason Terry`s five.

Houston Rockets edge Orleans Pelicans in Dwight Howard`s return
Houston Rockets edge Orleans Pelicans in Dwight Howard`s return

The Houston Rockets capped a good-news, bad-news kind of day with a 95-93 NBA victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday.

The Rockets welcomed Dwight Howard back from a two-month absence with swelling in his right knee.

NBA: James Harden`s huge game lifts Houston Rockets
NBA: James Harden`s huge game lifts Houston Rockets

James Harden scored a career-high 50 points and pulled down 10 rebounds on Thursday to lift the Houston Rockets to a 118-108 NBA victory over Denver.

Harden made four three-pointers and went 22-of-25 from the free-throw line as the Rockets notched their third straight victory.

NBA: Trail Blazers hold off Houston Rockets
NBA: Trail Blazers hold off Houston Rockets

LaMarcus Aldridge scored 26 points and pulled down 14 rebounds Wednesday as Portland held off the Houston Rockets for a 105-100 NBA win.

James Harden`s triple-double lifts Rockets over Pistons
James Harden`s triple-double lifts Rockets over Pistons

James Harden posted his third triple-double of the season on Friday, scoring 38 points with 12 assists and 12 rebounds to lift Houston to a 103-93 NBA victory over Detroit.

Pau Gasol`s game winner lifts Grizzlies past Rockets
Pau Gasol`s game winner lifts Grizzlies past Rockets

Marc Gasol sank a jump shot with 0.01 seconds left as the Memphis Grizzlies defeated the Houston Rockets 102-100 in a Southwest Division showdown Wednesday.

James Harden suspended for kicking LeBron James
James Harden suspended for kicking LeBron James

The NBA suspended Houston Rockets guard James Harden for one game without pay for kicking Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James here.

NBA: Scoring leader James Harden hit with one-game ban
NBA: Scoring leader James Harden hit with one-game ban

The National Basketball Association suspended Houston Rockets star forward James Harden for kicking Cleveland Cavaliers` LeBron James in the groin, the league said Monday.

Scoring leader James Harden hit with one-game ban by NBA

The National Basketball Association suspended Houston Rockets star forward James Harden for kicking Cleveland Cavaliers` LeBron James in the groin, the league said Monday.

NBA: Rockets surprise Cleveland Cavaliers in overtime
NBA: Rockets surprise Cleveland Cavaliers in overtime

James Harden finished with 33 points, eight rebounds and five assists as the Houston Rockets edged the Cleveland Cavaliers 105-103 in overtime on Sunday.

James Harden hits 40 points to power Rockets over Suns
James Harden hits 40 points to power Rockets over Suns

NBA scoring leader James Harden netted 40 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and passed off nine assists Tuesday, sparking the Houston Rockets over the Phoenix Suns 127-118.

NBA: James Harden pours in 45 points to lead Rockets past Pacers
NBA: James Harden pours in 45 points to lead Rockets past Pacers

James Harden bounced back in a big way on Monday, scoring 45 points to lead the Houston Rockets to a 110-98 NBA victory over the Indiana Pacers.

Harden was one point shy of his career high set on February 20, 2013 against Oklahoma City.

Rockets outlast Grizzlies to seize division lead
Rockets outlast Grizzlies to seize division lead

James Harden scored 32 points and Josh Smith came off the bench to contribute 21 in his Houston debut as the Rockets beat Memphis 117-111 in overtime Friday.

Houston Rockets rip Minnesota Timberwolves in Mexico City matchup
Houston Rockets rip Minnesota Timberwolves in Mexico City matchup

James Harden scored 23 points and Dwight Howard added 22 to lead the Houston Rockets over Minnesota 113-101 Wednesday in only the second NBA regular-season game played in Mexico City.

Houston Rockets douse Miami Heat in battle of unbeatens
Houston Rockets douse Miami Heat in battle of unbeatens

James Harden and the unbeaten Houston Rockets continued their sizzling start to the NBA season on Tuesday with a 108-91 triumph over the Miami Heat.

Houston Rockets down 76ers, head for Miami unbeaten
Houston Rockets down 76ers, head for Miami unbeaten

The Houston Rockets routed the rebuilding Philadelphia 76ers 104-93 on Monday to improve to 4-0 in the fledgling NBA season, with their toughest test to date looming Tuesday at Miami.