HOUSTON — The Warriors considered their rout of the Rockets important for many reasons.
Stephen Curry scored 29 points, Klay Thompson had 26 with six 3-pointers, and Golden State kept the No. 6 spot in the Western Conference standings with a 108-78 victory on Sunday night.
James Harden and Jeremy Lin scored 21 points apiece for the Rockets, who now trail Golden State by 1½ games in the West. Read More
OAKLAND — A lot can change in 14 months, especially when your name is Jeremy Lin.
When Lin last stepped on the court at Oracle Arena, he was a mop-up point guard fighting to keep his career afloat.
But when the Warriors tipped off against the Houston Rockets in Oakland on Tuesday night, the Palo Alto native took center stage, completing one of professional sports’ most compelling rags-to-riches stories. Read More
The last thing the Warriors need to see after a disastrous four-game road trip is the Houston Rockets. But the Rockets, who matched an NBA record with 23 3-pointers and put up 140 points on the Warriors in the opener of that road trip a week ago, will be at Golden State tonight. The Warriors went on to lose those four games by a total of 83 points and are enduring their longest slide of the season. Read More
HOUSTON — The Houston Rockets tied an NBA record and set a franchise mark with 23 3-pointers in a 140-109 win over the Warriors on Tuesday night.
Jeremy Lin sank five 3-pointers, a career high, and Chandler Parsons and James Harden hit four apiece as the Rockets reached a season-high point total. They also tied an NBA record with 14 3-pointers in the first half and dished out a season-high 35 assists on 46 field goals overall. Read More
OAKLAND — With five games scheduled this week in the already-packed NBA schedule, a good week can push the Warriors back into playoff contention and a bad week can bury them.
They’re not back in the playoff mix yet, but they started the week off right with a 106-97 win over the Houston Rockets on Sunday night at Oracle Arena. Read More