In a six-day transformation, Atlanta Hawks went from being one of the league's backwater franchises to becoming an Eastern Conference contenders.
NBA: LeBron James' 36 points power Lakers to victory; Nikola Jokic narrowly misses out on triple double as Nuggets win
James added nine assists and seven rebounds, and he hit five of his six 3s in that decisive barrage. Anthony Davis and Kyle Kuzma had 18 points apiece as the Lakers beat San Antonio for the third time this season, sweeping the season series
NBA: Rookie guard Ja Morant powers Grizzlies to sixth straight win; Kawhi Leonard scores season-high 43 points
Rookie guard Ja Morant missed only one of his 11 shots as the Grizzlies extended their longest winning streak since December 2016
NBA: James Harden, Trae Young score 40-point triple doubles as Rockets beat Hawks; DeMar DeRozan powers Spurs to victory
Young had 42 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists. He and Harden are the first players to post 40-point triple-doubles in the same game, according to the Elias Sports Bureau
On a “Flashback Friday” in which the Rockets wore retro ketchup-and-mustard uniforms from their back-to-back NBA title days in the mid-90s, Harden sported a white headband and cornrows
NBA: Giannis Antetokounmpo or James Harden? A deep-dive to examine the claims of this season's MVP contenders
Racing towards the coveted MVP trophy, Giannis Antetokounmpo and James Harden represent two sides of a philosophical battle.
NBA: Klay Thompson, DeMarcus Cousins help Warriors end Rockets' nine-game win streak; Russell Westbrook stars for Thunder
Playing without injured Kevin Durant, the Golden State Warriors snapped Houston's nine-game win streak and avoided being swept this season by the Rockets.
NBA: Giannis Antetokounmpo stars in Bucks' win over Knicks; James Harden nets 41 points to lead Rockets to victory
Giannis Antetokounmpo tallied 30 points and 14 rebounds as the high-scoring Milwaukee Bucks took their frustrations out on the New York Knicks.
NBA Playoffs: Rockets oust Timberwolves; LeBron James scores buzzer-beater to give Cavaliers 3-2 lead over Pacers
James Harden scored 24 points as the Houston Rockets booked their spot in the second round of the NBA playoffs by crushing the Minnesota Timberwolves 122-104 in game five.
Jazz twice managed to take the lead in the first half — but both times the Rockets powered back in front.