Rockets lose third straight, Warriors beat 76ers
- The Houston Rockets fell to a third straight loss with a defeat to the Charlotte Hornets.
The Houston Rockets' losing streak continued in the NBA, while the Golden State Warriors claimed a win on Saturday.
The Rockets slumped to a third straight loss with a 108-99 defeat to the Charlotte Hornets.
James Harden had a triple-double of 30 points, 14 assists and 10 rebounds, but added 10 turnovers as Russell Westbrook missed the clash.
All five of the Hornets' starters managed double-digits in points, led by Terry Rozier's 24.
Even with Stephen Curry missing due to the flu, the Warriors upset the Philadelphia 76ers 118-114.
Damion Lee's 24 points helped the Warriors to just their 15th win of the season.
Wonderful Valanciunas, Love leads Cavs
Jonas Valanciunas' double-double of 27 points and 17 rebounds saw the Memphis Grizzlies past the Atlanta Hawks 118-101.
Kevin Love's 27 points helped the Cleveland Cavaliers upset the Denver Nuggets 104-102.
The Utah Jazz were too good for the Detroit Pistons 111-105 thanks to a 32-point haul from Bojan Bogdanovic.
With Westbrook sidelined, Houston needed a greater contribution from their starters. But three of them – Danuel House Jr., P.J. Tucker and Ben McLemore – went a combined three-of-12 from the field.
Ja Morant (24 points) helped the Grizzlies to their win.
Charlotte Hornets 108-99 Houston Rockets
Utah Jazz 111-105 Detroit Pistons
Cleveland Cavaliers 104-102 Denver Nuggets
Memphis Grizzlies 118-101 Atlanta Hawks
Golden State Warriors 118-114 Philadelphia 76ers
Sacramento Kings 123-111 Portland Trail Blazers
Lakers at Clippers
The Staples Center will host another blockbuster on Sunday. After beating the Milwaukee Bucks, the Los Angeles Lakers (48-13) face the Clippers (43-19).Published 08 Mar 2020, 11:52 IST