James Harden finished with 33 points, eight rebounds and five assists as the Houston Rockets edged the Cleveland Cavaliers 105-103 in overtime. Terrence Jones tallied 19 points with seven rebounds and Donatas Motiejunas scored 16 points Sunday for the Rockets, who won all their five-game homestand NBA contests. LeBron James struggled at times, missing two free throws that cost Cleveland the game late in overtime. Kevin Love had 21 points and Tristan Thompson recorded 14 points with a season-high 19 rebounds for Cleveland.
Englishmen Ian Poulter and Paul Casey shared the lead as the US PGA Tour's rain-delayed Honda Classic hurtled toward a manic finish. Both Poulter and Casey were at seven-under par, Poulter through the first seven holes of his fourth round and Casey through nine holes when darkness halted play on Sunday night at PGA National.
Britain's Ian Poulter and Paul Casey shared the lead at the weather-delayed Honda Classic, both at seven-under at the close of play on Sunday. Poulter's third-round 66 propelled him into the 54-hole lead, with a three-stroke advantage, but he slipped in fourth-round play with a double bogey on the par-three fifth and a bogey on the sixth.
Chris Paul tallied 28 points and 12 assists as the Los Angeles Clippers won their second straight NBA game with a 96-86 victory Sunday over the injury-hit Chicago Bulls. DeAndre Jordan grabbed 17 of his 26 rebounds in the first half and Spencer Hawes finished with 14 points and nine rebounds for the Clippers, who seized the lead for good on a Jamal Crawford jumper with seven minutes left in the fourth quarter. The Clippers have won six of their last nine since all-star forward Blake Griffin went down with a staph infection on his right arm.
Briton Ian Poulter surged to the third round lead in the weather delayed Honda Classic, firing a four-under par 66 for a three-stroke advantage at PGA National on Sunday. Englishman Poulter overtook overnight leader Padraig Harrington of Ireland with three birdies in his front nine and added another at the 12th hole to stand at nine-under 201 for the tournament.