James Harden

The Drew League

When Kobe played in The Drew League: “It was magical in the inner city that night”

Dino Smiley, Commissioner of The Drew League, called The Home Team this morning to talk about the league. He explains how he got started with it and how the Drew League grew into the mainstream. He also shares the story […]


Los Angeles Clippers' Chris Paul, center, battles for a loose ball with Houston Rockets' Corey Brewer, left, and Pablo Prigioni, right.

Houston avoids elimination with 124-103 win over Clippers

James Harden had 26 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists, Dwight Howard added 20 points and 15 rebounds, and the Houston Rockets bounced back from two lopsided losses to avoid elimination with a 124-103 victory […]


Dwight Howard and the Houston Rockets find themselves on the verge of elimination hosting the L.A. Clippers tonight.
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VIDEO: Rockets’ “sense of urgency” same for Game 5 as Game 4

The Houston Rockets enter Game 5 tonight hosting the Los Angeles Clippers with the possibility of being knocked out of the playoffs. The Beast 980 caught up with the Rockets after game three to preview […]


Los Angeles Clippers Chris Paul (left) and Blake Griffin

Ralph Lawler: The Clippers are as desperate as the Rockets to end this thing

Legendary broadcaster of the Los Angeles Clippers Ralph Lawler joins The Home Team weekdays at 7:30 a.m. As the Clippers get ready for Game 5 against the Houston Rockets tonight, Ralph previews the game by starting with the Rockets […]


Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard, left, and Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan

Lawler: ‘Clearly the chess match between Doc Rivers and Kevin McHale favors Doc Rivers’

Legendary broadcaster of the Los Angeles Clippers Ralph Lawler joins The Home Team weekdays at 7:30 a.m. Enjoying last night’s win over the Houston Rockets, Ralph shared his feelings about the “Hack-a-DJ” on DeAndre Jordan, should the […]


DeAndre Jordan (center)

Clippers rout Rockets 128-95 to take 3-1 series lead

DeAndre Jordan scored 26 points, surviving Houston’s intentional-foul fest in the first half, and the Los Angeles Clippers won 128-95 on Sunday night to take a 3-1 lead and put the Rockets on the brink […]


Matt Barnes

NBA Playoff Capsules

Derrick Rose banked in a 3-pointer at the buzzer and scored 30 points Friday night to give the Chicago Bulls a 99-96 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers and a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference […]


Austin Rivers

VIDEO: Clippers beat Rockets post game press conference

The Los Angeles Clippers went on an 18-0 run to end the third quarter of Friday’s third game in the best-of-seven Western Conference Semi Finals against the Houston Rockets and cruised to a 124-99 win. […]


Matt Barnes, James Harden

Rockets vs. Clippers: ‘Getting fouled and getting to the line is a skill to be applauded, not criticized’

Craig Ackerman, the Houston Rockets radio play-by-play broadcaster came on with The Home Team as we look forward to Game 3 of this Playoff Series. Craig said that there is a lot of respect for Chris Paul […]


Matt Barnes, James Harden

Matt Barnes apologized to James Harden’s mom after Game 2

TMZ Sports is reporting that Matt Barnes personally apologized to James Harden’s mom after the game last night for the extremely rude comment he yelled at her earlier during the game. Monja Willis was sitting […]