NBA: James Harden records triple-double in Brooklyn Nets debut; Toronto Raptors beat Charlotte Hornets
DeMar DeRozan scored 24 points, Dejounte Murray had 18 points and 10 rebounds and San Antonio Spurs beat Houston Rockets to snap a four-game home losing streak.
NBA: James Harden ready for 'unselfish' Nets role, confident of working with Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant
Several commentators and former players including Shaquille O'Neal and Charles Barkley, have questioned whether Harden will be able to work harmoniously with Durant and Irving.
Harden was due to arrive in Brooklyn on Thursday and Marks believed he could be cleared to play once all the players in the deal had passed their physicals.
It was obvious the end was nearing Wednesday, when the Rockets told Harden they didn't want him at practice after his inflammatory comments about the team.
NBA: John Wall, Rockets beat Kings without injured James Harden; 76ers extend unbeaten run over Hornets
Houston Rockets announced that James Harden wouldn’t play about 38 minutes before the game was scheduled to begin.
John Wall had 22 points and nine assists in his first game since 2018, James Harden had a big finish to score 33 points and the Houston Rockets beat the Sacramento Kings 122-119 on Thursday night.
The Rockets were playing their first game with Wall, DeMarcus Cousins and Eric Gordon, who missed the first two games due to COVID-19 health and safety protocols.
The NBA said Monday it has issued Morey a $50,000 fine for violating the league's anti-tampering rule.
James Harden was fined $50,000 on Wednesday by the NBA, which said he violated protocols.
An NBA release said that Harden was unavailable for the game because of a violation of health and safety protocols after video of the disgruntled star surfaced on social media where he was without a mask at a crowded party
NBA season preview: From Lakers getting stronger to Bucks winning free agency, biggest talking points
After the most protracted, and yet abbreviated, season of the NBA comes the shortest season of the league. Here are the biggest talking points:
James Harden took the floor for the Rockets practice after joining the team late amid reports he wants to be traded
James Harden was not in the lineup when the Rockets opened the preseason with a 125-104 win over the Chicago Bulls on Friday.
James Harden has been unhappy at being the centerpiece in the Houston Rockets' rebuild and is faced with a new coach, general manager and nine recent arrivals
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Team USA men's basketball coach Gregg Popovich knows filling roster may be tricky
Game 7 of the 2021 NBA Finals, as of now, would be played on 22 July. The Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony, as of now, would be the next day.
More than 100 other NBA players are unrestricted free agents; another 75 or so can be restricted free agents. What promises to be a chaotic NBA free-agent window opens on Friday.
NBA: Lebron James helps Lakers beat Rockets 119-96, advance to first Western Conference final in a decade
Los Angeles advanced to their first NBA final four since the Kobe Bryant-led Lakers beat Phoenix for the conference title and then defeated Boston for the 2010 NBA championship, the last time they won.
James Harden's shooting touch deserted him, but the Houston star came up big on the defensive end in the Rockets' 104-102 series-clinching win over Oklahoma City in the NBA playoffs
NBA: Portland Trail Blazer's Damian Lillard named MVP of restart, Phoenix Suns' Monty Williams best coach
Damian Lillard said his explosive performance in the bubble was a continuation of his form early in a season that was then disrupted by injury and the coronavirus pandemic.
Should he win, LeBron James would join Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (a six-time winner), Michael Jordan and Bill Russell as the NBA’s only five-time MVPs