The Egalitarian

Rockets beat the defending champs in Toronto

New player Ben McLemore scored 28 points; he made 8 3-point shots.

Alexander Thomas, Staff Writer

December 6, 2019

After experiencing a tough loss to their rivals the San Antonio Spurs, the Houston Rockets were able to defeat the Toronto Raptors in Toronto. This was a convincing victory and should restore confidence in the team after losing 3 games on the road. Houston is now 14-7 (putting them in 5th in the Western...

Tencent. We Have a Problem.

Ismael Figueroa, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

Capitalism. The American way of life being evangelized throughout the world for the last 70 years. We’ve long heard warnings of the consequences of unchecked motivation for growth and spread of consumerism throughout the world and how greed will lead to unethical choices, sacrificed for greater prof...

Rockets Basketball is Back, losing on Westbrook’s debut

George Vasquez, Staff Writer

October 24, 2019

Giannis and the Bucks come back from a 16 point deficit, defeating the Houston Rockets 117 to 111 to upset Russell Westbrooks Rocket debut.   It was a sold out crowd at the Toyota Center, as the Rockets looked to get their first win of the season and Harden could have a chance of a bit of...

Harden dazzles, then Raptors rally past Rockets in Japan

Houston Rockets' James Harden, left, talks to Russell Westbrook during the first half of an NBA preseason basketball game against the Toronto Raptors Tuesday, in Saitama, near Tokyo.

Tim Reynolds, AP Basketball Writer

October 8, 2019

When James Harden's night was over, defense got easier for the Toronto Raptors. Pascal Siakam scored 24 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and the Raptors — in their first game since winning the NBA Finals — rallied from a 17-point deficit to beat the Houston Rockets 134-129 in Tokyo on Tuesday to...

Rockets advance to NBA playoffs, facing Golden State

Houston Rockets guard James Harden, right, shoots against Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson during the second half of Game 1 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, April 28, 2019.

Frederick Barnes, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

The Houston Rockets will advance to the second round of the NBA Playoffs. Wednesday night April 24, the Rockets defeated the Utah Jazz 100 to 93. During the first quarter James Harden could not find a rhythm. Harden started the game 1-of-11 and looked as though he was still on a shooting slump from...

James passes Jordan on NBA scoring list

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James, left, shoots and scores as Denver Nuggets forward Torrey Craig defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Los Angeles. With that basket, James tied Michael Jordan on the NBA career scoring list. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Frederick Barnes, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019

The accolades continue to pile up for Lebron James. The King has moved passed Michael Jordan into the fourth place on the NBA's All-Time Scoring list. James scored his 32,293rd point on a lay-up, in the second quarter against the Denver Nuggets. Relishing the moment, Lebron put his jersey up to his ...

Shoot out at Toyota Center

Houston Rockets' James Harden (13) hugs his former teammate, Oklahoma City Thunder's Russell Westbrook after an NBA basketball game in Houston, Thursday Jan. 5, 2017. The Rockets defeated the Thunder 118-116. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)

John Cañamar, Sports Editor

January 6, 2017

The Rockets beat the Thunder in a shootout at the Toyota Center with Westbrook going off for 49 points, but limps away after the Rockets win 118-116.

Home cooking: Spurs return to their court, beat Kings 112-85

San Antonio Spurs’ Kawhi Leonard (2) drives past Sacramento Kings defenders Jason Thompson (34) and Ben McLemore (23) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, March 4, 2015, in San Antonio.

Raul Dominguez Jr., Associated Press

March 6, 2015

SAN ANTONIO — The San Antonio Spurs are back home and beginning to show signs of returning to their old form. Kawhi Leonard had 21 points and San Antonio punctuated a return from a nearly monthlong road trip with its largest home victory of the season, 112-85 over the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday...

NBA Deadline Deals

Miami Heat's Goran Dragic drives around Orlando Magic's Evan Fournier, left, during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in Orlando, Fla. The Phoenix Suns trade Goran Dragic to the Miami Heat for Danny Granger, Norris Cole, Shawne Williams and Justin Hamilton and two first round picks. This is only one of several NBA deadline deals.

John Cañamar, Sport's Editor

February 26, 2015

The NBA’s trade deadline came with a total of 11 trades involving 17 teams making deals. When the dust settled 34 players switched jerseys and 8 future players, yet to be drafted, were dealt all in the name of improving their respective team’s position to win a championship. The Phoenix Suns trade...

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