Report: Celtics Were 'Strongly Advised' To Avoid James HardenThe Celtics were reportedly told to stay far away from superstar James Harden.
Russell Westbrook Says He Tested Positive For COVID-19Russell Westbrook of the Houston Rockets said Monday that he has tested positive for coronavirus, and that he plans to eventually join his team at the restart of the NBA season.
Harden, Westbrook Help Rockets End Celtics 7-Game Winning StreakJames Harden and Russell Westbrook combined for 78 points as Houston snapped Boston's seven-game win streak with a 116-105 victory.
Warriors, Rockets Should Be Embarrassed For Trolling, Subtweeting, Officiating ComplaintsWhat went on during — and more specifically, after — Game 1 is a bad look for both the Warriors and for the Rockets. Basketball is not the story in this series heading into Tuesday night's Game 2. And given the quality of these teams, the best rivalry in the NBA, that's a shame.
Harden Scores 42 points, Rockets Hold Off Celtics 115-104The Houston Rockets beat the Boston Celtics 115-104 on Sunday for their fifth straight victory.
Kyrie Irving Critical Of Celtics Offense (Again) Following Loss To RocketsOne step forward, two steps back.
Keidel: Would The Rockets Have Won With Chris Paul?Without their star point guard, Chris Paul, the Rockets couldn't push through a cold streak that left them trailing the Warriors in game 7.
Looks Like The Rockets Are Making This A SeriesThe Rockets, playing a dominant Warriors team in maybe the NBA's most hostile environment, evened the series at two games each.
The 2017 NBA Offseason And The 2018 Conference FinalsThe two biggest moves of the 2017 NBA offseason helped set the stage for this year's Eastern and Western Conference Finals match-ups.
Keidel: Pressure Is On The RocketsThe three most important Rockets -- James Harden, Chris Paul, and Mike D'Antoni -- need to prove they're more than playoff poseurs.
Chris Paul Not Celebrating Western Conference Finals AppearanceChris Paul's jaw-dropping display of basketball genius Tuesday night helped put the Rockets in the Conference Finals. But he's not done.
LeBron Has Closed Gap In MVP Race, But It Should Still Go To HardenThe race for this year's MVP Award will be close, but with the level that the Houston Rockets have been playing at all season, it would be shocking if James Harden was not the recipient of the 2017-18 Maurice Podoloff Trophy.
Keidel: Are The Rockets The Team To Beat?The Rockets have a 15-game win streak and a slim lead over the Warriors in the Western Conference. But what will happen come playoff time?
Rockets Extend Streak To 15 With 123-120 Win Over CelticsThe Houston Rockets outlasted the Boston Celtics 123-120 on Saturday night to extend their winning streak to a season-high 15 games.
Keidel: LeBron James, Cavaliers Still No Threat To WestLeBron James and his retooled Cavs still can't compete with the Warriors or Rockets. And an offseason move to the Lakers won't change that.