Kyrie Irving capped an eventful day by totaling 23 points, 10 rebounds and six assists Friday night as the Boston Celtics recorded a 113-99 victory over the New York Knicks, whose home losing streak reached 13 games.
James Harden had 50 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists, scoring 11 points during a big fourth-quarter run to lead the Houston Rockets to a 126-111 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night.
James Harden scored 12 of his team-high 27 points in the third quarter as the Houston Rockets rode a balanced offensive attack to a 107-86 victory over the visiting Golden State Warriors on Thursday night.
Eric Gordon came off the bench to score 24 points and his steal on Golden State's last possession secured a 98-94 victory Thursday night that gave the Rockets a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference finals.
Houston handled the defending champions in their hostile, imposing home arena and sustained the latest second-half flurry by Stephen Curry, getting 30 points from James Harden and another 27 from Chris Paul to even the Western Conference finals at two games apiece with a 95-92 victory Tuesday night.
Chris Paul scored a playoff career-high 41 points with eight three-pointers and the Houston Rockets defeated the Utah Jazz, 112-102, in Game 5 on Tuesday night to advance to face the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference finals.
The Houston Rockets scored 50 points — 22 by James Harden — in a near-record third quarter, cruising to a 119-100 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night and taking a 3-1 lead in their first-round playoff series.
Eric Gordon and Clint Capela carried the load during a decisive third-quarter run, and James Harden later added a critical step-back jumper as the Houston Rockets claimed a 101-96 victory over the visiting Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday at Toyota Center.
Chris Paul flirted with a triple-double and James Harden facilitated with ease as the Houston Rockets trounced the defenseless Cleveland Cavaliers 120-88 on Saturday at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland.