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”

Third-seeded UCLA races past Cincinnati

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — If this is indeed the road to the Final Four for UCLA, the Bruins will look back on their Sunday game as the one they had to find a way to win before they could challenge college basketball’s bluebloods for the national championship. Lonzo Ball posted 18 points, nine assists and seven rebounds… Continue reading “Third-seeded UCLA races past Cincinnati”