Timberwolves coach Saunders dies of cancer

October 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on Timberwolves coach Saunders dies of cancer 

WASHINGTON, Oct. 26 — Minnesota Timberwolves coach Flip Saunders died of cancer, said the NBA franchise on Sunday.

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Rockets eliminate Mavericks to enter NBA Western Semis

April 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on Rockets eliminate Mavericks to enter NBA Western Semis 

HOUSTON, April 29 — James Harden scored 28 points as the Houston Rockets beat the Dallas Mavericks 103-94 Tuesday night at Toyota Center to win their first-round playoff series 4-1, making their way to the NBA Western Conference semi-finals for the first time since 2009.

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NBA: Rockets blow out Jazz, get division title

April 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on NBA: Rockets blow out Jazz, get division title 

HOUSTON, April 16 — The Houston Rockets blew out the Utah Jazz 117-91 in their regular-season finale Wednesday night at Toyota Center, clinching the Southwest Division title and the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference.

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