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2009-04-14 00:55:48

Drew Gooden had 20 points and 15 rebounds Monday in the San Antonio Spurs' 101-72 shellacking of Golden State. The victory allowed the Spurs to remain in a tie with the Houston Rockets for first place in the Southwest Division.

2009-04-13 22:27:36

Yao Ming scored 22 points Monday to help the Houston Rockets move into third place in NBA West with an 86-66 win over New Orleans. Von Wafer scored 13 points and Luis Scola had 15 rebounds for Houston, which won its fifth straight game. The Rockets were a half-game ahead of San Antonio and Portland

2009-04-11 00:20:09

Aaron Brooks made two free throws with 2 seconds remaining Friday, boosting the Houston Rockets past Golden State 113-109. Houston led by 14 points 3 minutes deep into the fourth quarter and held on to maintain a half game lead over San Antonio at the top of the Southwest Division. Kelenna Azubuike hit a 3-pointer for the Warriors with 3 seconds to go that brought Golden State within two.

2009-04-10 00:15:10

Ron Artest had 26 points Thursday and the Houston Rockets beat Sacramento 115-98 to take a half game lead over San Antonio and Portland in the NBA West. Yao Ming had 20 points and nine rebounds.

2009-04-07 23:56:19

Yao Ming scored 20 points and had 16 rebounds Tuesday, powering the Houston Rockets to their second consecutive win, a 98-83 victory over Orlando. Yao out-dueled Dwight Howard, who had 13 points and 10 rebounds, in a battle of All-Star centers. Yao's effort against Howard was part of a solid defensive effort by the Rockets that knocked the Magic back to the No.

2009-03-30 17:26:00

H-O-R-S-E, Five-on-Five, Food, DJ Components of Once-In-A-Lifetime Day for Local Family HOUSTON, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Nervous energy was running high today as Lisa English stepped onto the newly painted home-court - her driveway in Stafford - as winner of the inaugural Direct Energy Driveway Challenge with the Houston Rockets.

2009-03-28 22:25:36

Yao Ming had 21 points and 15 rebounds and Aaron Brooks scored 21 Saturday to lead the Houston Rockets to a 110-93 win over the LA Clippers. Shane Battier added 15 points and Luis Scola and Ron Artest scored 13 each for the Rockets, who are one game behind the Southwest Division-leading Spurs after

2009-03-25 00:52:08

Deron Williams scored 19 points to lead the Utah Jazz past Houston 99-86 Tuesday in a match-up between two hot teams. The victory was the 13th consecutive home win for the Jazz and their 15th win in their last 18 games. Williams notched a dozen assists from the point, while Ronnie Brewer added 17 points and Paul Millsap 15. Aaron Brooks was high scorer for Houston with 20 points.

2009-03-22 18:00:50

Luis Scola scored five points in the closing seconds Sunday, enabling the Houston Rockets to escape with an 87-85 victory over the San Antonio Spurs. Houston's win moved the Rockets a half-game ahead of the Spurs atop the Southwest Division. Scola hit layups with 29.3 and 11.2 seconds to play, and added a free throw in the final second. Ron Artest led the Houston scoring with 24 points.

2009-03-20 22:45:45

Ron Artest led seven players in double figures with 20 points Friday and the Houston Rockets coasted to a 107-88 whipping of Minnesota. Houston won its third straight and has captured seven of nine games.


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