Feb 06, 2013 14:18 EST
Minnesota Timberwolves forward Andrei Kirilenko has been sidelined by a strained right quadriceps and was benched for the NBA team's game on Wednesday against San Antonio.
Feb 26, 2012 02:14 EST
Late replacement Jeremy Evans of Utah won the Slam Dunk Contest, the highlight of the festivities on the eve of the NBA All-Star game.
Feb 22, 2012 15:17 EST
NBA Asian-American sensation Jeremy Lin will not be helping out in the All-Star Slam Dunk Contest, but the 23-year-old New York Knicks point guard has become a fixture on US bookshelves.
Feb 17, 2012 02:27 EST
NBA sensation Jeremy Lin was a last-minute addition to the NBA's All-Star weekend Rising Stars Challenge for first- and second-year players.
Feb 16, 2012 13:58 EST
New Asian-American NBA superstar Jeremy Lin will find his way into the NBA All-Star Game weekend as a Slam Dunk Contest assistant to New York Knicks teammate Iman Shumpert, ESPN reported on Thursday.
Mar 06, 2011 00:53 EST
HOUSTON (Reuters) - The Houston Rockets maintained their recent momentum and edged closer to a playoff spot in the Western Conference with a 112-95 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Saturday.
Jan 04, 2011 00:01 EST
Anthony scores 33 to lead Nuggets past Rockets 113-106. Carmelo Anthony scored 33 points and the Denver Nuggets pulled ahead late in the fourth quarter to beat the Houston Rockets 113-106 Monday night for their fourth consecutive win.
Jan 03, 2011 00:11 EST
Aldridge scores 25, Batum adds 21 as Blazers beat Rockets 100-85 for 8th straight home win. LaMarcus Aldridge had 25 points and 11 rebounds, Nicolas Batum added a season-high 21 points and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Houston Rockets 100-85 Sunday night for their eighth straight win at home.
Dec 31, 2010 21:56 EST
Chase Budinger scores season-high 22 points to help Rockets beat Raptors 114-105. Reserve guard Chase Budinger scored a season-high 22 points, Kevin Martin added 20 and the Houston Rockets beat the Toronto Raptors 114-105 on Friday night.
Dec 27, 2010 23:23 EST
Brooks, Battier score 15 apiece, Wizards stay winless on road in Houston. Kevin Martin scored 20 points, Shane Battier and Aaron Brooks each added 15 and the Houston Rockets won their fifth straight game, beating the Washington Wizards 100-93 on Monday.
Dec 14, 2010 23:07 EST
Scola's 23 points lead Houston Rockets to easy 118-105 win over Sacramento Kings. Luis Scola had 23 points and 10 rebounds in three quarters, and the Houston Rockets cruised to 118-105 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday night.
Dec 02, 2010 00:35 EST
A struggling Houston Rockets squad still lacking Chinese star Yao Ming shocked the Los Angeles Lakers 109-99, stretching the losing streak of the reigning NBA champions to four games.
Dec 01, 2010 23:17 EST
Battier's fourth-quarter surge powers Houston Rockets to 109-99 win over Los Angeles Lakers. Kevin Martin scored 22 points and Shane Battier added 11 of his 17 in the final three minutes to lift the Houston Rockets to a 109-99 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night.
Nov 26, 2010 21:59 EST
Diaw, Wallace help Bobcats beat slumping Rockets 99-89 to end 2-game slide. Gerald Wallace overcame a poor shooting night to score 21 points and grab 14 rebounds, Boris Diaw added 20 points and 10 boards, and the Charlotte Bobcats beat the slumping Houston Rockets 99-89 on Friday night to snap a two-game losing streak.
Nov 19, 2010 21:57 EST
Andrea Bargnani scores 26 points as Raptors beat Rockets 106-96. Andrea Bargnani scored 26 points, Linas Kleiza had 17 and the Toronto Raptors beat the Houston Rockets 106-96 Friday night to win consecutive games for the first time this season.
Nov 03, 2010 23:30 EDT
Chris Paul scores 25, Hornets improve to 4-0 with 107-99 victory over winless Rockets. Chris Paul scored 25 points, Marco Belinelli added 18 and the New Orleans Hornets beat the winless Houston Rockets 107-99 on Wednesday night to remain unbeaten.
Oct 23, 2010 00:03 EDT
Mavericks edge Rockets 97-96 on Marion's tip-in. Shawn Marion tipped in the winning basket as time expired to give the Dallas Mavericks a 97-96 victory over the Houston Rockets on Friday night in the preseason finale for both teams.
Oct 21, 2010 14:56 EDT
Big question for big man as rebuilt Rockets eye Yao Ming's health heading into season. Yao Ming was last seen in an NBA game that counted back in May 2009, limping off the floor in the playoffs and unaware at the time that the injury would force him to miss the following season.
Oct 10, 2010 21:41 EDT
Cavaliers rally in fourth quarter for 99-93 win over Rockets. J.J. Hickson had 18 points and 11 rebounds, Christian Eyenga hit two late 3-point baskets and the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied in the fourth quarter for a 99-93 victory over the Houston Rockets on Sunday night.
Oct 09, 2010 21:59 EDT
Big third quarter carries Rockets to 126-92 victory over Pacers. Luis Scola scored 23 points, Aaron Brooks added nine of his 17 in Houston's big third quarter, and the Rockets beat the Indiana Pacers 126-92 on Saturday night.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|Houston Rockets – No. 10|
|Born||May 22, 1988 |
|Listed height||6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)|
|Listed weight||218 lb (99 kg)|
|High school||La Costa Canyon,|
|Awards||Co-MVP, 2006 McDonald's All-America Game|
2006 Mizuno National High School Volleyball Player of the Year
2007 Pac-10 Freshman of the Year