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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.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.