The National Basketball Association is opening an elite training center in Mexico City for men and women players from around Latin America, the league said Thursday. In a joint announcement with the Mexican Basketball Federation and Mexico’s Commission for Physical Culture and Sport, the NBA said NBA Academy Latin America, the league’s seventh elite training center worldwide, would open in the coming months. Continue reading “NBA to open training center in Mexico”

Houston Rockets

LOS ANGELES — James Harden scored 36 points and handed out nine assists, and the Houston Rockets won their sixth consecutive road game with a 118-95 victory against the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday night at Staples Center. … night at Staples Center. Houston has won all six road games in the streak by at least 15 points, setting an NBA record. Eric Gordon scored 22 points off the bench and Chris Paul finished with 21 points … Continue reading “Kings of the road: Rockets trounce Lakers”