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AP source: Mavericks acquire Christian Wood for four players

A person with direct knowledge of the agreement said the Houston Rockets are trading center Christian Wood, their leading scorer and rebounder this season, to the Dallas Mavericks in exchange for four players and a draft pick. Boban Marjanovic, Trey…

Rockets get third pick in lottery, Magic get first

CHICAGO (AP) — Orlando Magic president of basketball operations Jeff Weltman was supposed to be at the podium for the NBA draft lottery. He benched himself in favor of coach Jamahl Mosley. “I haven’t been very good at this,” Weltman…

Mavericks beat Rockets 113-100

Luka Doncic has 30 points

HOUSTON (AP) — Luka Doncic scored 30 points, Dwight Powell tied a career high with 26 and the Dallas Mavericks built a big lead and coasted to 113-100 victory over the Houston Rockets on Friday night. Spencer Dinwiddie added 16…

All-Star Swap: 76ers send Simmons to Brooklyn for Harden

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ben Simmons got his wish, a trade out of Philadelphia. The 76ers got their second superstar, with James Harden coming over in a blockbuster multiplayer trade with the Brooklyn Nets. The Sixers sent Simmons, the disgruntled one-time…

Dallas coach Jason Kidd enters NBA protocols, out vs Rockets

The Dallas Mavericks will be without coach Jason Kidd on Friday night against the Houston Rockets. The Mavericks announced Kidd has entered the health and safety protocols as the NBA’s 13th head coach sidelined this season. Assistant coach Sean Sweeney…

Rockets fall to the Sixers 133-113

Embiid’s triple-double powers 76ers past Rockets

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid had 31 points, 15 rebounds and 10 assists, reaching the triple-double to the tune of “MVP!” chants in the Philadelphia 76ers’ 133-113 win over the Houston Rockets on Monday night. Furkan Korkmaz scored 24 points…

NBA has ‘no plans’ to pause season, Silver tells ESPN

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Tuesday that there are “no plans” to pause the season, even as numbers of players entering the league’s health and safety protocols related to the coronavirus continues to rise. Silver, in an interview with ESPN,…

NBA, players agree to additional protocols through holidays

The NBA and its players have agreed to enhanced health and safety protocols through the holiday season in response to rising virus numbers, with additional testing coming and a return to mask usage in many situations. The upgraded mask rules…

Harden commits to US Olympic men’s team for Tokyo

Miami’s Bam Adebayo has also informed USA Basketball of his intention to play for the team at the Tokyo Games

(AP) -- USA Basketball’s Olympic men’s roster is getting closer to filled, with now as many as eight spots on the 12-person team claimed. Brooklyn’s James Harden has told the national team that is committed to playing U.S. men’s national…

Deadliest day in Israel-Palestinian conflict

Scenes of horror unfold in Gaza

Originally Published: 16 MAY 21 08:14 ET Updated: 16 MAY 21 10:30 ET By Abeer Salman, Ibrahim Dahman, Mohammed Tawfeeq, Ofri Eshel, Ben Wedeman, and Hadas Gold, CNN (CNN) -- Israel bombed the house of Hamas' Gaza leader and obliterated…

Joel Embiid has 34 points in 3 quarters, 76ers beat Rockets

HOUSTON (AP) — Joel Embiid had 34 points in just 25 minutes and the Philadelphia 76ers extended their winning streak to six games with a 135-115 victory over the short-handed Houston Rockets on Wednesday night. The Eastern Conference leaders were…

Rockets say Sterling Brown was attacked, injured in Miami

MIAMI (AP) — The Houston Rockets say that guard Sterling Brown was assaulted by unknown individuals after the team arrived in Miami late Sunday night, suffering cuts to his face. Brown was not playing Monday against the Heat, though the…

Houston Rockets losing streak continues

Rockets lose team-record 20th straight game, fall to Thunder

HOUSTON (AP) — Mired in a long losing streak, the Houston Rockets twice put the ball in John Wall’s hands in the waning moments. No luck, once again. The Rockets lost their team-record 20th straight game, falling to the Oklahoma…

Rockets continue their losing streak

Pistons hand Rockets franchise-worst 19th straight loss

HOUSTON (AP) — Frank Jackson had a season-high 23 points and the Detroit Pistons handed the Houston Rockets their franchise-record 19th straight loss, 113-100 on Friday night. Winless since Feb. 4, Houston struggled to find answers for Detroit’s ball movement…

James Hardens return to Houston

James Harden has triple-double in Houston return, Nets roll

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden had a triple-double with 29 points, 10 rebounds and 14 assists in the first meeting with his former Houston teammates and the Brooklyn Nets won 132-114 on Wednesday night to hand the Rockets their 13th…

BREAKING: James Harden to the Nets

HOUSTON, Texas --- Breaking news out of Houston today, as the Rockets have agreed to trade James Harden to the Brooklyn Nets in a three way deal with Cleveland. The rockets will get Caris Levert, Dante Exum, Rodions Kurucs, four…

Harden practices with Rockets, still wants a trade

Harden reported to camp late amid reports he is looking to be traded.

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden practiced with the Houston Rockets on Monday for the first time this season after missing the early part of camp while talk swirls that he wants out. Harden reported to camp late amid reports he…

SpaceX just got more valuable

SpaceX is in the midst of a funding round that has already pulled Elon Musk's rocket company past a $30 billion valuation.