2017 NBA Second Half Preview – Western ConferenceWith the NBA season more than half over, Western Conference teams prepare for the playoffs or the draft.
2017 NBA New Year's Resolutions - Western ConferenceNBA teams always have room for improvement. Here are 2017 New Year's resolutions for the Western Conference.
5 Bold NBA Predictions For 2017The NBA saw more than its fair share of surprises in 2016. What will happen in 2017?
NBA 2016-17 Season Preview: Western ConferenceThe 2016-17 NBA season tips off October 25. Preview the Western Conference elite, contenders, on the rise and rebuilding teams.
2016 NBA Playoffs: Western Conference PreviewThe Warriors dominated the NBA regular season, with the Spurs close behind. Can Curry and company take the West again?
Rockets, Harden Inch Past Timberwolves 107-104James Harden had 27 points and 11 assists and the Houston Rockets got their season-high fifth straight win, 107-104 over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night.
Kevin McHale Fired By Rockets After 4-7 StartSix months ago, Kevin McHale coached the Houston Rockets to the Western Conference finals for the first time in 18 years. There are high expectations for the team again this season behind James Harden and Dwight Howard, but McHale won't be around to see where the Rockets end up: Houston fired McHale on Wednesday with the team off to a puzzling 4-7 start.
Life Is Good For Lynx Assistant Coach Jim PetersonJim Petersen grew up in St. Louis Park, and grew into a 6-foot-11-inch frame. Basketball was an obvious calling, and it still is because he loves this game -- and the game seems to love him back.
Harden Scores 33 As Rockets Beat Wolves, Clinch Playoff SpotJames Harden had 33 points and eight assists as the Houston Rockets clinched a playoff spot with a 120-110 victory over the short-handed Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night.
Johnson's Layup Lifts Rockets Over Wolves In OTJames Harden had 38 points before fouling out and Nick Johnson scored on a driving layup with 0.8 seconds to go in overtime that helped the Houston Rockets escape with a 114-112 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night. Harden made 11 of 17 shots and also had six assists, but he fouled out with 1:20 to play and the Rockets let a 13-point lead with 5 minutes to go slip away.
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Wolves Trade 53rd Pick To Houston For Cash A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the Minnesota Timberwolves have traded the 53rd overall pick to the Houston Rockets for cash considerations.

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