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HONG KONG, Aug. 1 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- ANTA Sports Products Limited (HKSE: 2020.hk), a leading branded sportswear enterprise in China is pleased to announce that it has signed NBA superstar Kevin Garnett as its second endorsed NBA player following Luis Scola in Beijing today.
Aaron Brooks and Luis Scola halted a third-quarter charge Thursday and Houston downed the Los Angeles Lakers 95-80 to force a Game 7 in their playoff series. Houston won for the second time in three games without center Yao Ming, who is out for the remainder of the playoffs with a broken foot. The one loss without Yao, however, was a 40-point crushing in Los Angeles and that is where the Rockets must play the deciding game of the Western Conference semifinals on Sunday. The winner of that...
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.
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.
Tracy McGrady led five players in double figures with 22 points Friday and the Houston Rockets cruised in the second half to a 119-108 win over Golden State. The Rockets won for the fourth time in five games and improved to 8-6 on the road. McGrady had missed seven games with soreness in his left knee and was listed as questionable for the contest against the Warriors.
Rudy Gay scored 20 points Monday when the Memphis Grizzlies erupted in the first quarter and went on to a 109-97 win over Houston. O.J.
SAITAMA, Japan (Reuters) - Spain beat Olympic champions Argentina 75-74 in a bruising Latin showdown to reach the final of the world basketball championship on Friday.
By Alastair Himmer SAITAMA, Japan (Reuters) - Olympic champions Argentina thrashed Turkey 83-58 to reach the semi-finals of the world basketball championship on Tuesday.
By Steve Keating HIROSHIMA (Reuters) - New Zealand clinched a place in the knockout phase of the world basketball champions on Thursday with an 86-75 win over Panama.