Author: Washington Post

James Harden scores 48 points, Rockets win 9th in row

PORTLAND, Ore. — The NBA’s hottest team has found a home on the road. Houston won its ninth consecutive game after James Harden scored 48 points and the Rockets rallied from 14-point, fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 124-117 on Saturday night. The Rockets, who trailed for

The Falcons stayed alive in the NFC despite themselves

The pass zipped out of Drew Brees’ right hand and into the end zone, a dagger through the heart of the Atlanta Falcons’ season. If it reach its intended target, the New Orleans Saints would turn a three-point deficit into a four-point lead inside of two minutes in the fourth quarter. The Falcons

Rockets pull away for 112-101 win over Jazz

SALT LAKE CITY — James Harden and the Houston Rockets are defined by their explosive offense, and it got the best of the Utah Jazz on Thursday night. Harden scored 29 points, Ryan Anderson added 23 and Houston overwhelmed the Jazz during the third quar…