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Terry was asked about the 'rivalry' between Morey and Cuban. "Neither one of them has taken a jumper, so it's a non factor."
Dallas has lost 3 in a row- Jason Terry says key tonight is to 'kick them while they're down.'
As expected, Dwight Howard and Terrence Jones are both questionable, game time decisions for tonight vs. Dallas.
Officials for Rockets-Mavericks tonight: Derrick Stafford,David Guthrie andMarat Kogut.
It doesn't go down for Klay Thompson at the very end. Great game. Bulls win.
Ok for real this time... Klay or Steph lol
Klay or Steph??
Klay Thompson is just B-A-N-A-N-A-S.
Dunk contest field -- Antetokounmpo, Oladipo, Plumlee, Lavine -- challenge is to get people in 15 yrs to say contest not what it used to be.
Either that, or to be names that stump the contestants of a spelling bee.
Coach McHale said there's a chance Terrence Jones could play as early as tomorrow- went through full practice today.
Dwight Howard is a game time decision for tomorrow night vs. Mavericks.
Bill Belichick just smiled and laughed on TV during Media Day! Miracles do happen!
Dwight Howard (ankle) and Terrence Jones (nerve inflammation) questionable to play vs. Mavs tmrw. First change in Jones' status in months.
Lakers to hold training camp in Hawaii, hoping free agents wish to join them. Waiting to hear if Rockets move training camp to Slovenia.
Rockets recall Isaiah Canaan from D-League
Rockets announce they have recalled Isaiah Canaan from the D-League.
Kevin McHale on James Harden: "“He’s playing at an elite level. Most players can’t reach that level. The few that can .. it’s fun to watch."
Corey Brewer says on Harden: "He's the best in the league right now. He's got to be MVP. If not, I don't know what's going on."
FINAL: Rockets 99, Lakers 87. Harden (37 points) was awesome, but Rockets did not play very well. They will need better vs Dallas on Wed.
Dwight Howard smiling and singing along the 'Howard sucks" chant.
Jeremy Lin tried to block a James Harden fast break drive. Harden scored easily, let out a yell. That's it... Rockets have this one.
With the Rockets lead back to 15 with 1:42 left, McHale clears his bench. Harden done with 37.
Rockets getting in the lane often. They just refuse to shoot there. They have two points in the paint in 8 fourth-quarter minutes.
Rockets now taking nothing but 3s. They are 1 of 7 on 3s in the fourth quarter. Lead, once 25, down to 11.
Much like what we saw in Phoenix, Rockets got sloppy with a big lead. 12-2 Lakers run has Houston calling timeout, still up 15. 7:56 left.
Lakers within 15 with 7:56 left. Rockets time out as Harden circles the coaches as if to suggest it's time for more playing time.
Tarik Black checking in for the Lakers. Surprised if he is well enough to play that he has not until now.
If Harden is done for the night, he will have averaged 35.2 points in his past four games. He has scored at least 30 in 7 of 9.
Rockets 80, Lakers 60 after 3. Bench could give Harden the rest of the night off with 32p, 7r, 5a, but could be needed for one more run.
Harden with an alley-oop slam off a fast break pass from Brewer. Don't see that too often.
James Harden has now scored 30 or more points in four straight games. He's also done it 21 times this year and 7 times in the last 9 games.
Harden up to 30 points in 28 minutes, his 21st game scoring at least 30 this season.
HALF: Rockets 52, Lakers 36. Incredible half for Harden: 8-10 from the field for 20 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists.
Joey Dorsey working hard to get Clint Capela playing time. He has four fouls in 14 minutes, the last two spectacularly unecessary.
Trevor Ariza has missed several open shots tonight. He's now 2-10 from the field, 1-6 3P. Lakers just so bad that Rockets still up by 17.
The Rockets don't get looks in warmups as good as Harden is setting up. He has five assists. Should have 12.