China Asked For Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey To Be Fired After Tweet Supporting Hong Kong ProtestersNBA Commissioner Adam Silver said the league emphatically dismissed the request by Chinese officials.
NBA Not Apologizing To China For Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey's Tweet In Support Of Hong Kong DemonstratorsAdam Silver, speaking Tuesday at a news conference in Tokyo before a preseason game between the Rockets and Toronto Raptors, insisted Morey has the right to freedom of expression.
International Incident: Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey's 'Stand With Hong Kong' Tweet Angers ChinaSeveral companies in China, including some of the NBA's major business partners there, lashed out over Morey's now-deleted tweet.
Gordon, Paul Lead Rockets Over Mavericks 94-93Luka Doncic had 19 points and a career-high 15 rebounds for the Mavericks, and fellow rookie Jalen Brunson finished with 18 points.
Harden Runs 30-Point Streak To 30, Rockets Beat Mavs 120-104Luka Doncic had 21 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists for the Mavericks, who lost for the first time this season to Houston after winning the first two meetings.
Harden Sets NBA Record In Rockets Win Over GrizzliesHarden set an NBA record with his eighth straight game with at least 35 points and five assists, besting Oscar Robertson, who twice had seven-game streaks. Harden finished with his fourth triple-double this season and 39th overall.
Doncic Scores 11 Straight, Mavs Rally Past Rockets, 107-104Luka Doncic shrugged off a rough shooting night with 11 straight points to erase an eight-point deficit late in the fourth quarter and the Dallas Mavericks win 107-104 over the Houston Rockets Saturday.
Doncic Helps Mavs Rout RocketsRookie Luka Doncic and Devin Harris each scored 20 points, and the Dallas Mavericks beat Houston 128-108 on Wednesday night despite a triple-double by Rockets star James Harden.
Carmelo Anthony No Longer On Houston RocketsRockets general manager Daryl Morey released a statement Thursday saying the team is "parting ways" with Carmelo Anthony and "working toward a resolution."
Carmelo Anthony Signs 1-Year, $2.4 Million Deal With RocketsThe 34-year-old joins a team led by MVP James Harden and star point guard Chris Paul.
Mavs Waive Onuaku After Acquiring Him From RocketsThe Mavericks have waived Chinanu Onuaku as expected, four days after acquiring the center in a trade with Houston.
Mavericks Acquire Onuaku & Cash In Trade With RocketsThe Mavericks have acquired center Chinanu Onuaku from the Rockets for the rights to forward Maarty Leunen. The Mavericks also get cash in the trade.
Houston's Harden Named NBA MVP Over James & DavisRockets star James Harden was named the NBA's MVP after being runner-up twice, beating out LeBron James and Anthony Davis at the NBA Awards on Monday night.
Rockets Lament Missed Chances After Falling To WarriorsThe Rockets were up by 14 points in the second quarter against the Warriors when they started missing from 3-point range. They shot themselves to the end of a solid season.
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.