James Harden 28 points on 8-of-14 shooting with three from behind in the arc in the Rockets 93-89 win over the Bulls at the Toyota Center. Houston outscored Chicago by eight points in the second half to pull out the win. Patrick Patterson had 20 points and eight boards, while Chandler Parsons added 18 points with 13 rebounds. The Rockets improved to 5-and-7. Nate Robinson paced Chicago with 21 points off the bench along with five assists and five rebounds. Luol Deng chipped in 19 points for the Bulls, who fell to 5-and-6.
The Bulls finish up their 5-game road trip Saturday night in Milwaukee. WRHL's Pre-Game Sgow begins at 7:30 on Newstalk 1060.
Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler has passed the first stages of concussion tests, but has not yet been cleared to play in Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings. On Wednesday, Cutler said he is trusting the team's doctors and training staff to "make the right decision not only for the near future but for my lifetime going forward." Kick off for Sunday's game at Soldier Field is scheduled for noon.
The White Sox have agreed to a one-year, 700-thousand-dollar contract with outfielder Dewayne Wise. Wise split time this past season with the White Sox and New York Yankees. The 34-year-old batted a combined .259 with a career-high eight homers, 30 RBI and 19 stolen bases.