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Rockets hold off Spurs behind Howard, Lin

Rockets hold off Spurs behind Howard, Lin

ESPN.com Updated Jan 28
Dwight Howard scored 23 points, Terrence Jones had 21 and the Houston Rockets held on for a 97-90 win over the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday night.
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  • Harden out with bruised thumb

    Harden out with bruised thumb

    nba.com ESPN.com Jan 28
    Houston's James Harden is out against the San Antonio Spurs with a bruised left thumb.
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  • Ten Before Tip: NBA news from Tuesday night

    Ten Before Tip: NBA news from Tuesday night

    nba.com Jan 28
    ? The Rockets will have to generate offense without their leading scorer when they host the Spurs tonight, as guard James Harden will sit out with a bruised left thumb. Jeremy Lin is expected to start in place of Harden, who suffered the injury during S…
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  • The Greatest Matt Bonner Tattoo Of All Time (Pic)

    The Greatest Matt Bonner Tattoo Of All Time (Pic)

    dimemag.com Jan 28
    Spurs reserve forward Matt Bonner does not light up the stat sheet, and barely sees run if Gregg Popovich thinks he’ll get taken advantage of on the defensive end. But he’s easily the best ginger in the NBA after Brian Scalabrine‘s retirement, and the “…
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  • Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey calls Royce White ‘…

    Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey calls Royce White ‘the worst first-round pick ever’

    yahoo.com Jan 28
    A year and a half after being drafted into the NBA by the Houston Rockets, former first round selection Royce White is on the outside looking in. The former Iowa State standout says he still wants to play in the NBA, but his anxiety disorder has prevent…
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  • Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey calls Royce White ‘…

    Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey calls Royce White ‘the worst first-round pick ever’

    yahoo.com Jan 28
    A year and a half after being drafted into the NBA by the Houston Rockets, former first round selection Royce White is on the outside looking in. The former Iowa State standout says he still wants to play in the NBA, but his anxiety disorder has prevent…
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  • Video - Rockets Fly By Spurs 00:48

    Rockets Fly By Spurs

    Jan 28
    Dwight Howard led the Rockets with a game-high 23 points and 16 rebounds in Houston's 97-90 win over San Antonio.
  • Video - Grizzlies On A Roll 00:29

    Grizzlies On A Roll

    Jan 28
    Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts spoke about Portland's 98-91 loss to Memphis.
  • Video - Davis Dominates Cavs 00:41

    Davis Dominates Cavs

    Jan 28
    Anthony Davis led the Pelicans past the Cavaliers 100-89, scoring 30 points and blocking eight shots.
  • Video - Panic Time For San Antonio 01:12

    Panic Time For San Antonio

    Jan 28
    Tim Legler talks about why the Spurs have struggled against the better teams.

Sports Columnists

  • Windhorst: How LeBron James fell behind Kevin Durant in MVP chase

    Jan 28
    LeBron James trails Kevin Durant in the MVP chase, but is not giving up on the chase for a fifth MVP award in six years
  • LeBron James has 'some ideas' for new commissioner Adam Silver

    Jan 28
    LeBron James hopes to have a meeting with incoming NBA commissioner Adam Silver to discuss some issues, he said after the Miami Heat's practice Tuesday.
  • Ian Thomsen: All-Star mailbag: Which starter is least deserving?

    Jan 28
    With the NBA All-Star Game rapidly approaching and reserves announced later this week, we're doing an All-Star-themed mailbag this week. Let's dive in.
  • Mark Tatum expected to be named deputy commissioner of NBA

    Jan 28
    Incoming NBA commissioner Adam Silver is expected to promote league executive Mark Tatum to deputy commissioner, multiple sources told ESPN.