“That was the worst (fall ever) because you’re in the air for a long time,” Curry said.
The Houston Rockets couldn’t have scripted it any better.
But without role players like Josh Smith, Corey Brewer and even 38-year-old Pablo Prigioni, who spent most of his career overseas, the Rockets probably wouldn’t be in the Western Conference finals for the first time since 1997.
Down 3-1 in the series and on the brink of elimination, the Houston Rockets reeled off three straight wins to complete an improbable comeback over the Los Angeles Clippers and return to the Western Conference finals for the first time since 1997.
With a 19-point lead in the second half, the Los Angeles Clippers were cruising toward clinching the franchise’s first Western Conference finals berth.
James Harden received an IV Tuesday afternoon, his answers to postgame questions were peppered with coughs and he sniffled repeatedly between queries.
Stuck on the bench with four fouls for most of the third quarter, James Harden knew he would have to make up for lost time when he got back on the floor.
The Los Angeles Clippers knew no one player could make up for Chris Paul’s absence.
KRISTIE RIEKEN, AP Sports Writer HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden continues to strengthen his case for the MVP award, and is forging a place as one of the best players in Houston Rockets history in […]
James Harden has been putting up MVP-caliber numbers all season for the Houston Rockets.