Kyrie Irving will be out tomorrow against the Rockets.
Kyrie being out obviously huge for tomorrow's Rockets game. Calvin Murphy told me last nite he feels Cavs are "Kyrie's team."
Cavs announce that Kyrie Irving is out vs. Rockets. He had 38p, most scored against Rockets this season, in 1st meeting when James was out.
Cavs G Kyrie Irving (left shoulder strain) will miss Sunday's game vs. Rockets. His status will be updated Tuesday morning before Cs game.
The Cavs announce Kyrie Irving (L shoulder strain) will miss Sunday's game against the Houston Rockets.
Rockets injury list for tomorrow vs. Cavs - Dwight Howard (knee), Kostas Papanikolaou (ankle) are out.
Kyrie Irving is on Cavs injury list as questionable bs. Rockets with a strained shoulder.
Chuck Hayes said when he was signed by Rockets, Jeff Van Gundy made him watch film of one player: Anthony Mason.
With his free throw after that last-minute foul, Harden has six games with go-ahead points in final 90 seconds of Rockets wins this season.
The Rockets just closed out the Nets. So yeah, the Celtics are tied for eighth place in the East.
With Brooklyn loss to Rockets, we essentially have a four-car pileup (Celtics, Nets, Hornets, Pacers) for 8th seed in East.
FINAL: Rockets 102, Nets 98. GREAT comeback as late 8-0 Rocket run changed the gm. TJones (26p-12r), Ariza (20p) were huge. Harden 15-12-5.
Terrence Jones at the line for the Rockets - made both.
Josh Smith fouls Joe Johnson while going up for a 3. Johnson's left foot, however, toed the line. Lucky break for Rockets.
Nets use final time out w/ Terry free throws giving Rockets a 3-point lead, 14.7 seconds left. Rockets up 100-97 for Lawler's Law believers.
Jason Terry hits two clutch free throws. 100-97 Rockets, 14.7 ticks left. Timeout Brooklyn.
In the last 80 seconds, the Rockets have gone on an 8-0 run to take a 3-point lead.
James Harden is doing James Harden-y things. Rockets up 98-95 with 27 seconds to play. Nets have the ball.
Harden pull up jumper on the rookie. He's 4 of 15, but nails his shot with 27 seconds left for three-point Rockets lead, their largest.
Poor, poor Markel Brown. Harden hits the absurd 15-foot stepback on him and the Rockets now lead 98-95, 27 sec left.
Nets commit an accidental hack-a-Harden. He gets a free throw for lead. Rockets ball.
Rockets finally get rebound. It took Harden diving on loose ball, calling time out, but Nets at last took just 1 shot. Game tied, 49.1 left.
Rockets get another stop- After a missed shot by Brooklyn, Harden dove to recover the ball and got the timeout.
These fourth quarters this week have been intense. Tonight no different. Rockets down 93-89 with 2:56 to play.