Golden State stayed ahead of Houston in the Western Conference standings with a 108-78 win over the Rockets on Sunday night.
Seeking a season best-tying fifth consecutive home win, the Warriors look for their momentum to carry over Friday night against the Rockets, winners of 16 of 18 in the series.
Is there a more hollow phrase anymore than “That’s one for the record book”?
At the end of the Warriors’ 140-109 loss to the Rockets Tuesday night, Golden State coach Mark Jackson had his team intentionally foul Rockets players to prevent them from setting an NBA record for three-pointers.
A person with knowledge of the deal said Thursday that New York Knicks restricted free-agent guard Jeremy Lin and the Houston Rockets have agreed to terms on a four-year contract offer.
The Houston Rockets have reportedly extended an offer to point guard Jeremy Lin, who spent a few days with Houston in 2011 before being waived and later becoming the biggest story — and most marketable player — in the NBA last season.
Courtney Lee scored 20 points, Goran Dragic added 18 points and seven assists and the Houston Rockets snapped a six-game losing streak with a 99-96 win over the Golden State Warriors on Saturday night.
The Rockets routed the Warriors 109-83 on the same night the franchise honored Hakeem Olajuwon and Houston’s championship teams of the 1990s.